Baking

Chocolate Orange Jaffa Cake

I posted a picture of this cake on my Instagram Stories last night and had lots of requests for the recipe.  I'm not a Recipe Writer but like anyone who bakes a lot, will pick and mix variations of different recipes to come up with one which will suit what I'm looking for! The benefit… Continue reading Chocolate Orange Jaffa Cake

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

Breakfast, Family Food

Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Sweetened Yogurt

My favourite weekend breakfast has got to be homemade fluffy pancakes!!   While I have a few different recipes and toppings that I like, these are one of my favourites. They are not overly sweet but if you prefer, you could increase the sugar by another ounce.  The sweetened yogurt and a drizzle of maple… Continue reading Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Sweetened Yogurt

Baking, Family Food

Raspberry Bakewell Tart

I would go so far as to say that Bakewell tart is my husband, Feargal's favourite teatime treat! Considering my love of baking and the fact that I am always trying new recipes, whenever I ask him what he would like made, it's still the traditional Bakewell Tart that he asks for time and time… Continue reading Raspberry Bakewell Tart

Baking, Family Food

Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake

If you follow my blog or Instagram page, you will probably know I have a bit of a weakness for any bakes containing either Chocolate or Orange.  So, naturally, when I came across this recipe in Country Life Magazine a while back, I just had to make it!! Like many upside-down cakes, it has a… Continue reading Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake