Posted in January 2012

Chocolate Banana Bliss Cakes

Chocolate Banana Bliss Cakes

This morning I awoke to the sight of a couple of very ripe bananas sitting sadly in my fruit bowl. Poor things! But instead of making my usual banana bread today, I wanted to try something different, and as I’ve had a craving for chocolate buttercream all week these cupcakes were the result. They are … Continue reading

Beautiful Crimson Swirly Cakes

Beautiful Crimson Swirly Cakes

A nice big slice of red velvet cake is one of my favourite tea-time treats. One of the recipes in my new book (only 7 weeks until publication date – eek!) is Blood Red Velvet Cake – the theme being Snow White and her ‘lips as red as blood’…. As I can’t divulge the book recipe just yet, … Continue reading

Golden Maple Mini Scones

Golden Maple Mini Scones

I’ve not made scones for a little while but I quite fancied them this weekend, plus, I also wanted to try out an old recipe which I found in a recipe pamphlet that belonged to my Great Grandma. The original recipe was for “Golden Scones”, golden because of the golden syrup used in the mix … Continue reading