Baking, Garden Produce

Spiced Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb season has arrived and I for one am very happy!  I wasn't always a fan of it I have to admit, and while many people raved about Rhubarb Crumble, I used to prefer the Apple version. When we started our vegetable garden, many years ago, I knew that despite my reservations, no 'Veg Patch'… Continue reading Spiced Rhubarb Cake

Baking, Family Food

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

We all know that the way to the heart of the one you love is through their stomach and so I've decided to include a recipe for Red Velvet Cake as a way of celebrating Valentine's Day for all of you love birds out there!! 🙂 I asked a friend at work for this recipe… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

Baking, Family Food

Teatime Treats – Mini Raspberry Bakewells

There is nothing nicer to enjoy with a cup of tea of an evening (or any time of the day really!!) than a homemade Raspberry Bakewell.  For those of you who like to stick to tradition, you could of course replace the raspberry jam/topping with cherry jam and glace cherries. Apologies for the mix in… Continue reading Teatime Treats – Mini Raspberry Bakewells

Baking

Celebration Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake is right up there in my top 5 all-time favourite bakes along with Coffee, Lemon Drizzle, Victoria Sponge and Chocolate Fudge! I'm a real lover of simple bakes and while this recipe has lots of lovely ingredients, it really is so easy to make. It would most definitely suit as a cake for… Continue reading Celebration Carrot Cake