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Ombre cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On April 21, 2015 2 Comments

I’ve long hankered after making one of those impressive ombre cakes, but if I’m honest the thought of making there different coloured icings and then piping them onto… Read More »

lemon and coconut cake sandwich version with toasted coconut

Lemon & coconut cake

In Cakes and Bakes On April 19, 2015 3 Comments

Summer is coming so it’s time for a lemon and coconut cake. If coconut isn’t your thing then make a simple buttercream filling instead. I’ve kept the coconut… Read More »

homemade jaffa cakes

Jaffa Cakes

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks On April 13, 2015 1 Comment

So Lawrence could barely sit unaided until recently and now all of a sudden it’s action stations. Yesterday I rescued 2 remote controls, a Lego helicopter, a calculator,… Read More »

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Chocolate chip hot cross teacakes

In Breads, Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other, Snacks On April 2, 2015 3 Comments

I really wanted to post something hugely traditional like a Simnel cake, some regular hot cross buns or even some kind of lamb dish. But I couldn’t. I… Read More »

cadbury creme egg cheesecake

Cadbury Crème Egg cheesecake

In Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other, Puddings On April 1, 2015 0 Comments

Well it wouldn’t be Easter without a Cadbury Crème Egg recipe. I’ve given you Cadbury Crème Egg mess and of course Cadbury Crème Egg chocolate flapjack in the past, but this… Read More »

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Weaning flapjacks

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks On March 31, 2015 0 Comments

I struggled with what to call these. Sugar free flapjack? Refined sugar free flapjack? Baby flapjack? Or just plain old flapjack? I went for weaning flapjack in the… Read More »

chocolate orange scones

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On March 13, 2015 2 Comments

Mother’s Day looms. I already have my gifts; a little cardboard pot coloured in with felt tips and a card shaped like a tea pot with some letters… Read More »

15 minute chocolate cake puddings

15 minute chocolate cake puddings

In Cakes and Bakes, Desserts, Puddings On March 11, 2015 3 Comments

Today I attended a Mother’s Day assembly that not one of my sons’ featured in. Not one. No, I was not being a kind soul and sitting in… Read More »

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Zingy lemon & raspberry trifle

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Easter, Other On March 2, 2015 3 Comments

I may love Easter more than Christmas as Christian school holidays go. I know this might be controversial. Hear me out. (Most reasons are chocolate and present buying related… Read More »

mars bar brownies

Mars bar brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On February 4, 2015 0 Comments

Disclaimer: the picture is rubbish, I know. I am going to endeavour to use my grown up camera this year rather than my phone. I’m not going to… Read More »