Lemon Drizzle Cake – a traditional teatime treat

I have wonderful memories of teatime over the years and many of them involve Lemon Drizzle Cake. Lemon Drizzle Cake has a sharp, lemony flavour that is the perfect foil to the comforting warmth of a hot, milky cup of tea. I first blogged this recipe back in 2014, but just had to bring it back Read More…

Chocolate Orange Marble Cake Recipe

Step by step instructions for making a beautiful Chocolate Orange Marble Cake that tastes amazing. Hang on a minute – I said Chocolate Orange Marble Cake…and some of the glaze is pink? The reason is blood oranges. Their red pigment is anthocyanin, an antioxidant. Although the red pigment has not affected the colour of the cake, Read More…

Old Fashioned Banana Cake Recipe

I love banana breads, loaves, muffins and cakes, and this Old Fashioned Banana Cake is one of my absolute favourites. It takes hardly any time to make and I always get compliments on how pretty it looks. I started with some inspiration and a recipe from Ina Garten, but as usual I’ve played around with a bit. Read More…

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake Recipe

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake is the cake for people who don’t like fruitcake. It’s got all the Christmassy flavours we crave without the heaviness of a typical dark fruitcake. History of Brandy and Mincemeat Cake I have been making Brandy and Mincemeat Cake for years, and first blogged it way back in 2009. But this year, I’ve Read More…

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

I love traditional Thanksgiving dessert recipes like Pumpkin Pie, but it’s nice to make a second dessert or to have some delicious treats on hand for when folks get hungry before or after the main Thanksgiving meal. I’m very lucky because most years we have two Thanksgivings. I come from Canada so my family and Read More…