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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 »

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Gluten free brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On July 15, 2014 9 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 »

gluten free chocolate cake

Flourless chocolate cake

In Cakes and Bakes On March 18, 2014 6 Comments

I get asked an awful lot about gluten free baking and when I explain that I’m really not very experienced in that department I usually get the reply… Read More »

bakewell cupcakes

Cherry Bakewell inspired cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On January 7, 2014 8 Comments

I’m not immune to the desire to diet in January, but I have always been someone who baulks at following the crowd. So in single years gone by… Read More »

love cupcakes

Love cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On January 21, 2013 4 Comments

What does love feel like? When I was 15 and fell in love for the first time with a thud and a clang it made me feel sky… Read More »

fruit cake with brandy butter icing slice

Fruit loaf with brandy butter icing

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On November 22, 2012 4 Comments

A Christmassy cake that doesn’t make your teeth itch from fondant icing, or break them with fondant’s posh Royal sister. An honest fruit loaf, flecked with toasted almonds,… Read More »

lemon and almond breakfast rolls

Lemon and almond breakfast rolls

In Breads, Cakes and Bakes On June 11, 2012 22 Comments

Once when I was 3 I walked into a coffee table. Instead of crying and running for a cuddle I hit the table. I think that says a… Read More »

apostles scone loaf

Easter apostles scone loaf

In Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Snacks On March 30, 2012 1,302 Comments

There are some things that look better when left to the experts. Haircuts for a start, unless you’re very talented, are best left to people who are well… Read More »

simnel cupcakes 1

Mini Simnel cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other On March 26, 2012 24 Comments

On the whole miniature versions of things don’t do it for me. Half pints. Funsize chocolate. Express massages. Minibreaks. Happy Meals. However, when it comes to cupcake versions of large… Read More »

mars bar cupcakes

Mars chocolate cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On March 20, 2012 831 Comments

I almost didn’t bake my own Mother a cake for her birthday. How bad is that? I bake cakes almost every day but after tasting 90 varieties of… Read More »