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…

Best Christmas Squares Recipes

At Christmas more than ever, it’s tried and tested family recipe I turn to. Not only do they taste great, my best Christmas squares recipes bring back memories of Christmas past and make a welcome addition to any Christmas cookie tray. I’ve been making most of these recipes since I was a little girl in Canada and Read More…

Maple Fudge Recipe

I often make fudge over the holiday season but, of course, it’s a seriously tasty treat all year round. Last year I discovered a new to me recipe for Maple Fudge on the Canadian Living website. Being Canadian as well as British, I have a soft spot for anything maple flavoured, so I decided to include the Read More…