Posted in August 2012

Blueberry Bagels

Blueberry Bagels

You should have seen my face watching the Great British Bake Off on Tuesday; lusting after all those bagels! I LOVE bagels – my favourite breakfast is peanut butter and banana on toasted wholemeal or cinnamon & raisin bagels. John’s blueberry and white chocolate bagels looked particularly delicious so I thought I would give them a go, minus … Continue reading

Plum & Almond Crumble

Plum & Almond Crumble

Despite it being gloriously hot and sunny this weekend, me and my hubby decided to make a good old Sunday lunch. I don’t think Sunday lunch is complete without a good pudding and I have very fond childhood memories of making apple crumble with my Auntie after a big roast dinner. For me, crumble is … Continue reading

Marshmallow Teacakes

Marshmallow Teacakes

I’ve had my eye on Peyton & Byrne’s Marshmallow Teacakes ever since I bought their British Baking book but for some reason I have been put off making them because of the different stages involved in the recipe but decided to get stuck in for this month’s Alphabakes Challenge from  The More than Occasional Baker and Caroline … Continue reading

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

So I finally got around to buying myself a sugar thermometer which I have wanted for ages just so I could have a go at making one of my favourite treats – marshmallow! I adore marshmallow (for the record, the best one I have ever had was a cinnamon one from Burnt Sugar at Borough … Continue reading

PiggyBakes’ Birthday Cake!

PiggyBakes’ Birthday Cake!

This has caused much amusement amongst friends but for the second year running I have made my own birthday cake! Hubby offered to get me a birthday cake but he knew I’d much rather make one myself. This year I decided on a three layer vanilla sponge with chocolate buttercream filling/frosting, topped with chocolate buttons … Continue reading