Cakes and Bakes

Double Coffee Bundt Cake

I am a huge coffee fan, slightly addicted and love anything flavoured with it. This cake was totally delicious, soft and fluffy and just the right amount of coffee. You could add walnuts if you’re able to eat nuts…. Ingredients 225g plain flour 225g soft brown sugar 1 & 1/2 tsp baking powder 4 medium … Continue reading Double Coffee Bundt Cake

Caramelised Cherry Tomato and Feta Galette

Here is my recipe for the Cherry Tomato and Feta Galette, I have been seeing lots of Galette photo’s online, some sweet, some savoury and they inspired me to have a go……plus we are still on the case of using up all of the tomatoes that are growing 😉

Peanut Butter Brownies

These brownies are simply delicious, very gooey with a peanut butter layer, pretty easy to make too! Ingredients: 185g unsalted butter, diced 185g dark chocolate chips, or chocolate chopped up finely 85g plain flour 40g cocoa powder 3 large eggs 250g sugar Peanut layer: 100g peanut butter 100g icing sugar 2 tbsp. milk 2 tsp … Continue reading Peanut Butter Brownies

Fruit Scones

I have always wanted to have a go at making scones, I knew they were tricky to make as you have to be quick when mixing the dough otherwise they become heavy and dry.  I had a look at some recipes online and ended up doing a variation of two: One was a Mary Berry … Continue reading Fruit Scones

Cheese Scones

After the success of the fruit scones, my Aunt asked if I could have a go at making them with cheese.  She had a work colleague once who she reckoned made the best cheese scones, and she would have them ready and hot for their break time…. so I had a lot to live up to ;)….I … Continue reading Cheese Scones

Mini Victoria Sponges

These mini Victoria sponges are so easy to make and are great for a party, or a vintage tea party…. I use my Nana’s method for sponge cake which is using the same measurements for flour/butter/sugar and then half the amount of eggs… Ingredients: 8 oz self-raising flour 8 oz castor sugar 8 oz butter (I … Continue reading Mini Victoria Sponges

Espresso Tiramisu Mousse

I love coffee and mousse so decided to have a go at an espresso mouse which then turned into a Tiramisu mousse!!  This is an espresso mousse, with sponge fingers soaked in more espresso layered on top with Mascarpone cream and chocolate shavings.  Served in a tea-cup, perfect as a dinner party desert. Ingredients: 250g dark chocolate … Continue reading Espresso Tiramisu Mousse

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