Last Minute Valentines Day Desserts

The time between New Year’s Day and February always seems to fly by and Valentine’s Day often catches me by surprise. Luckily I’ve got a few ideas of my sleeve for last minute Valentine’s Day recipes and menus, as well as some delicious, quick and pretty easy Valentines Day desserts. Valentines Day Desserts My Easy Fruit Read More…

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…

Orange Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies

I love ginger spiced treats. Whether it’s rolled gingerbread cookies, Banana Gingerbread with Ginger Icing, Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins or even my Triple Ginger Pound Cake, I always enjoy a piece of something gingery with a cup of tea this time of year. My Orange Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies are one of my favourite choices. They are by far the favourite cookie Read More…