Cakes and Desserts

Spiced Apple Sauce Cake Recipe

Spiced Apple Sauce Cake Recipe

This spiced apple sauce cake is great for using up left over apple sauce. Its a cheap and easy cake to make and goes along way. I normally make one and then freeze some for another day. It is delicious served warm with homemade caramel […]

Homemade Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Homemade Hot Cross Buns Recipe

There is nothing quite like homemade hot cross buns served lightly toasted with butter for breakfast with a nice cup of tea.

Delicious Lemon Cupcakes

Delicious Lemon Cupcakes

We just cannot get enough of these delicious lemon cupcakes.  Having the sponge mix already waiting in the pantry it becomes a quick and easy treat for the family.  Be careful though as one may not be enough! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups of sponge mix […]

School Iced Sponge Cake Recipe

School Iced Sponge Cake Recipe

This school iced sponge cake is another quick and easy recipe and fun to make with children.  I used to make this years ago most weeks but you forget about recipes when you come across new ones don’t you.  The family were certainly pleased to […]

Apple Crumble Recipe

Apple Crumble Recipe

A delicious apple crumble and custard is definitely a family favourite!  Its that time of year again to harvest the apples.   There is nothing like a good old British pudding to complete your meal.  As with all of my recipes this is another reasonable […]

Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

I just love making this easy fruit cake recipe, its simple but delicious at the same time. Its also handy for a lunch box or just to be naughty now and then with a coffee!

Easy victoria sponge cake recipe

Easy victoria sponge cake recipe

This easy victoria sponge cake is wonderful if you have guests popping in for afternoon tea.  Well to be honest I make it even without the guests coming 😉  But all the same it is so easy to make and you can have a wonderful […]

Chelsea Buns

Chelsea Buns

Making Chelsea buns takes me back a few years.  My gran used to make these quite often and that smell when they are baking in her kitchen will always stay with me!  Chelsea buns were first created in the 18th century at the bun house […]

Chocolate brownie with a twist

Chocolate brownie with a twist

I have tried a lot of chocolate brownie recipes but never really found one that I would keep using time and time again.  Adding walnuts to the brownie mix makes all the difference and gives it that delicious crunch.  This recipe has become a family […]

Jamaican Ginger Cake Recipe

Jamaican Ginger Cake Recipe

Jamaican ginger cake made by Tate and Lyle was always a favourite of our family while we were growing up. Wanting to try and get the same kind of cake I made this Jamaican ginger cake for first time yesterday and I was so impressed […]