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black forest brownies

Black forest brownies

In Cakes and Bakes On September 30, 2014 0 Comments

So youthful types get a bad press in general, no? I know I find myself crossing the road from large groups of teens, as if they’re a dangerous… Read More »

double choc chip bundt cake

Double chocolate chip & orange bundt cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 23, 2014 6 Comments

I fell off the wagon. Thump, spectacularly to the ground. I was so very nearly there. Just 1.5 stone to go in my 5 stone battle of the… Read More »

Eight-apple cake

Eight apple cake + Crumbs cookbook giveaway

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 20, 2014 29 Comments

I have long been a fan of the Crumbs blog written by sisters Claire and Lucy. They’re as funny as I’d like to be. And also rather glam… Read More »

sunshine cake with pineapple and carrot

Sunshine cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 16, 2014 7 Comments

This is a serious blog post. Well as serious as cake gets. I want to warn you in case you’re expecting the usual drivel about babies and weight… Read More »

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Bonfire cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On September 9, 2014 1 Comment

This recipe is all about the preparation. You just need to be a busy bee (with helpers if possible) getting everything ready. Think of it as a baking… Read More »

lemon blueberry and white choc cupcakes

Lemon, blueberry & white chocolate cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On August 19, 2014 5 Comments

I worked with a girl once who literally stopped traffic. Now people overuse the word literally. They literally use it all the time to describe things that literally… Read More »

apple maple and ginger cake

Apple, ginger & maple syrup layer cake

In Cakes and Bakes On August 5, 2014 2 Comments

Can we talk about my backside? Just for a moment. I have spent most of my teenage and adult life being unhappy with my weight. Is that shocking?… Read More »

florentines from book

Rocky road florentines

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes On July 28, 2014 4 Comments

My publisher has given the okay to blog another recipe from my book, Recipes from a Normal Mum. With 100 recipes to choose from it wasn’t an easy… Read More »

gluten free brownies 1 watermarked

Gluten free brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On July 15, 2014 8 Comments

I saw a friend this week. We went to school together many years ago. She gave birth to her first born child just two days before my third… Read More »

carrot and almond cake

Carrot & almond layer cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On April 22, 2014 8 Comments

Always having something to say is a much underrated quality. Pregnant silences embarrass me, I’ve always felt the need to fill air time. Years ago I had a… Read More »