Posted in June 2012

Lemon Drizzle Birthday Cake

Lemon Drizzle Birthday Cake

I’m not a big fan of lemon in sweet things so don’t bake lemony things very often. However I made my husband a Lemon Drizzle Cake a little while ago which he loved so I decided to have another go at it for his birthday last week. I kept forgetting to take a proper photo … Continue reading

Quick & Easy Baked Donuts

Quick & Easy Baked Donuts

I had such a craving for donuts last Sunday. But as it was sunday night everywhere that might possibly sell them was shut, so I thought I’d try and make some myself. I’m not one for deep frying so tracked down this recipe for the baked variety courtesy of An American Cupcake in London. The … Continue reading

Giant Custard Creams

Giant Custard Creams

I adore biscuits! I eat them by the packet and my absolute favourites are custard creams. I came across a recipe for custard creams via The Boy Who Bakes a while ago and yesterday I had the perfect opportunity to whip some up. The link to the recipe is above, so I won’t type it … Continue reading

White Russian Cupcakes

White Russian Cupcakes

Last month I joined in with the Alphabakes Challenge for the first time (see my Apple, Sultana & Honey Oat Cookies), which I thoroughly enjoyed doing – any excuse to indulge in some more baking! This month’s challenge (hosted by themorethanoccasionalbaker) is to bake something based around the letter V. Whilst vanilla seemed the obvious … Continue reading

PiggyBakes’ Favourite Rocky Roads

PiggyBakes’ Favourite Rocky Roads

Rocky Roads are up there with my favourite goodies. I have been known to buy a box from the Supermarket and eat half of them before I’ve even got home (which is a 5 minute drive, if that!). I love that you can just bung in whatever you fancy. I use the recipe below as … Continue reading

Strawberry & Elderflower Cupcakes

Strawberry & Elderflower Cupcakes

Believe it or not, last weekend was hot hot hot so I felt that some summery baking was in order – I wanted to do something with elderflower and, after falling in love with a delicious strawberry & elderflower ice cream last summer, decided to introduce some strawberries into the mix. A bit of a … Continue reading