My Best Fall Baking Ideas

There’s just something about fall! After the long, hot days of summer, the cooler weather and darker evenings make me crave a return to the kitchen. The abundance of autumn fruit and vegetables that lend themselves so easily to baking – pumpkins, apples and squash to name just a few – make it easy to Read More…

Lemon Ginger Pound Cake

I’ve always been fascinated with pound cakes. I love their gorgeous, rich texture and well-rounded flavours, plus there’s nothing more appealing than the site of a lovely loaf cake sitting there just begging to be sliced up and enjoyed. This Lemon Ginger Pound Cake with Raisins is no exception. It’s deliciously spicy and fragrant, studded Read More…

Easy and Delicious Loaf Cakes

I love loaf cakes. Quick and easy to make, they keep well and are suitable for just about any time of day. A slice of loaf cake is as welcome at breakfast as it is for dessert. Most require very little in the way of decoration and if you do expend a little effort to Read More…

My Favourite Cakes of 2013

These are some of my favourite cakes. Cakes are definitely one of my favourite bakes and it seems you like them too as they are among the most popular posts on the blog. Everyone loves them and there’s something so comforting about having a cake sitting under a dome on the kitchen countertop ready for Read More…

Cakes and Quick Breads for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to use autumn’s bounty in your baking – pumpkin, squashes and sweet potato make great sweet as well as savoury treats. I always keep lots of muffins, loaf cakes and desserts on hand over the holidays. They make great breakfasts or last minute hostess gifts and it’s always nice to be Read More…