STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM MATCHA CHIFFON LAYER CAKE

strawberries and cream matcha chiffon layer cake HAPPY SUMMER!  There’s nothing like fresh local strawberries in the summer! I created this unique sky-high matcha cake recipe to celebrate my best friend’s birthday as she’s a matcha lover.   I am entering this original recipe I developed for BCEgg (a non-profit organization […]

The BEST Carrot Cake Recipe

The BEST Carrot Cake Recipe Deliciously simple Carrot Cake suitable for any occasion.  Gorgeous!! Serves 14 Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 ¼ – 1 ½ hours, plus cooling time Ingredients 400g plain flour 570g castor sugar 5 medium eggs 5 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt […]

The Best Banana Bread

The Best Banana Bread This has to be the BEST banana bread I have ever tasted.  It is very easy to make with perfect results every time… a perfect breakfast! Makes 10 slices Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients 110g butter, softened plus extra for greasing 225g caster sugar 2 […]

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake This is a very simple cake to make but is also one of the most irresistible – if I was you I would make two! Serves 10 slices  Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g caster sugar 4 eggs 2 lemons, finely […]

Deliciously Sticky Gingerbread

Deliciously Sticky Gingerbread A deliciously sticky and spicy ginger cake – brings back childhood memories of family Sunday teas. Serves 10 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients 225g self-raising flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground mixed […]

Orange & White Chocolate Cake

Orange & White Chocolate Cake A fantastic light orange and almond sponge covered in a delicious white chocolate topping Serves 10 Prep time 30 minutes Cooking time 40 minutes Ingredients 175g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 175g golden caster sugar 4 oranges, zest of 4, juice of 1 4 eggs, separated […]

🦄UNICORN CUPCAKES

gf chocolate cupcakes with raspberry-blueberry-vanilla swirl buttercream No worries people, no unicorns were harmed in the making of these cupcakes.My baby is 11 years old and this is the 2nd batch of gf chocolate cupcakes I made for her birthday.  The first batch was with a simple vanilla buttercream and […]

JAPANESE CHEESECAKE

Japanese Souffle Cheesecake  250 g cream cheese 50 g unsalted butter 100 ml fresh milk 6 egg yolks 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp vanilla extract 60 g cake flour 20 g cornstarch 1/4 tsp salt 6 egg whites 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 140 g granulated sugar Special Equipment: […]

Banana Loaf Cake

Banana Loaf Cake  A delicious and moist banana loaf cake with a wonderful banana frosting topping! This is a perfect cake for afternoon tea. Serves 8-12 Prep time:  15-20 minutes Cooking time:  35-40 minutes Ingredients For the cake 100g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 200g light brown sugar 1 tsp ground […]

Plum Drizzle Cake

Plum Drizzle Cake Wow, this is now my new favourite cake!  It is very easy to make and just so scrummy – it won’t last long.  I made it with plums from my garden, luckily there are a lot more plums to pick.   Serves 8 Prep time:  15 minutes Cooking […]

Sticky Chocolate Loaf Cake

Sticky Chocolate Loaf CakeA deliciously gooey sticky chocolate cake that stays moist for days! Serves 10-12 Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 1 hour 10-20minutes Ingredients250g unsalted butter, softened plus extra to grease225g dark brown soft sugar3 medium free-range eggs150g golden syrup1 tbsp vanilla essence100g plain chocolate (melted)225g plain four1tsp bicarbonate […]

VEGAN MATCHA CACAO CAKE

Organic Vegan Matcha and Cacao Cake Dabbling in the Dark Arts:  vegan baking! 😉 I’m detoxifying from my 8 days of over-indulgence in Cancun, Mexico at one of the best all-inclusive resorts I’ve visited.  The Club Med we stayed at had so many activities that there was something for everybody: […]