Category Archives: Cakes

T is for ….. “Thankyou”

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This week brought an end of an era – the last time my 4yo son would have swimming lessons with Little Otters, a local swim school for children up to the age where they start school.  His lesson also happened … Continue reading

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Cappuccino Cupcakes

Well, I’m cutting it fine again this month with this, my entry for We Should Cocoa, which is hosted this month by Lucy over at The Kitchen Maid.  I will update this post to include the recipe, but I will … Continue reading

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B is for ….. Birthday Cake

The month of April brings with it my sons birthday.  This year he changed his mind several times about what he wanted his birthday cake to be, before eventually deciding that he wanted a dinosaur cake. I set about constructing … Continue reading

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Banana Choc Chip Muffins

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Bananas are my sons favourite snack to take to nursery at the moment (complete with a face drawn on them!), which usually means that there are a few very ripe bananas lurking in the fruit bowl towards the end of … Continue reading

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Jaffa Cake Squares

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Jaffa Cakes are a much loved treat in households across the country, and have been for many years, but they have been the cause of controversy in the past, primarily because they are not in fact a biscuit as supermarkets would have … Continue reading

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Mini Cupcake Lamingtons

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Today, the 26th January, Australia Day is celebrated here in the UK (in Australia it is on the 25th January), so what better an excuse to make my version of the traditional Aussie favourite, the Lamington, which was created in … Continue reading

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Egg Free and Virtually Fat Free Spiced Marmalade and Fruit Cake

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Well, what can I say, it is that time of year, where quite a lot of people have made resolutions to eat better.  This is a cake recipe however which is not only egg free, but is virtually fat free … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chocolate and Raspberry Traybake with Salted Butter Caramel Swirls

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I came up with the idea for this traybake when I wanted to do a chocolate cake, but with a bit of a difference. I usually put raspberry jam in chocolate cakes, as it enhances the flavour of the chocolate, … Continue reading

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Hotel Chocolat Giveaway and Recipe – Gluten Free Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes! Giveaway now closed.

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A couple of months ago, I was asked if I wanted to do a review of some of the new Christmas goodies from the lovely people over at Hotel Chocolat.  I thought about it a bit, and asked if I … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

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This is one of my sons favourite puddings, and a perfect warming pudding for when the days are getting colder.   

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