Cakes

Mini Lemon and Almond Drizzle Loaf Cakes

I’m currently embarking on the next part of my education as I head off to university! I couldn’t leave without doing a final bake and I chose to make a variation of my Mini Glazed Lemon and Almond Loaves. You can find the original recipe for the Glazed Loaf Cake or the Mini Glazed Loaves… Continue reading Mini Lemon and Almond Drizzle Loaf Cakes

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Cakes

Mini Glazed Lemon and Almond Loaves

My Glazed Lemon Almond Loaf Cake has been one of my family's favourite cakes of mine and I'm always being nagged to make it. These little loaves use the same recipe except the smaller tins make this cake look incredibly dainty and perfect for when you want a small slice of cake with a cup… Continue reading Mini Glazed Lemon and Almond Loaves

Cakes

Cornflake Streusel Cake: Revamped

This is a revamped version of the original Cornflake Crumble Cake but this version is much lighter and fluffier. A simple way to elevate any cake is by adding a streusel topping, a mixture of flour, butter and sugar almost like a crumble. My little twist on the classic streusel is to use Demerara sugar… Continue reading Cornflake Streusel Cake: Revamped

Biscuits

Homemade Vanilla Custard Creams: #GBBOTwitterBakeAlong

Whilst the Rio Olympics sweep the nation, you might know that Bake Off starts in just under 2 weeks time on Wednesday 24th August. On Twitter, @kuskus1 and @Rob_C_Allen are hosting the #GBBOTwitterBakeAlong where the Twitter baking community will be baking along with the new series. Currently we are doing a few pre-bakes and from… Continue reading Homemade Vanilla Custard Creams: #GBBOTwitterBakeAlong

Bread

Brown Sugar Milk Bread

This bread is inspired by a loaf of bread I saw when I was walking around some of the markets in London on a day out by myself. There’s something about having a day to yourself as you wander the streets on London hopping from different underground station to station and from line to line.… Continue reading Brown Sugar Milk Bread

Pastry

Mince Pie Pinwheels

I love a good mince pie but sometimes you just need something a bit different. Replacing the normal sweet shortcrust with puff pastry instead gives a different texture as well as rich butteriness and flakiness. Change the shape from a round pie into a pinwheel and you end up with my Mince Pie Pinwheels. If… Continue reading Mince Pie Pinwheels

Cakes

Neapolitan ‘Ice Cream’ Petit Fours and Neapolitan Cake

You might remember that I went to a filming of An Extra Slice back in September. You can read my account of the day by clicking here. I took a cake along to the filming and the week’s theme was Patisserie. I scream inside! How can I ever make something to match the skills of… Continue reading Neapolitan ‘Ice Cream’ Petit Fours and Neapolitan Cake