Valentine Millionaire Shortbread

So for someone who's not that big on Valentines Day I seem to have gone all out on the V-Day spam this year (soz guys), but let's look on the delicious, chocolate-caramel, bright side. This recipe is a pretty in pink version of my Malted Millionaire Shortbread which sends you guys CRAZY so I'm hoping … Continue reading Valentine Millionaire Shortbread

10 steps to avoid a bake-down

My boyfriend is sat laughing at me from across the room as I write this, "you cry almost every time you bake a cake, you cannot write about avoiding breakdowns!" A slight over exaggeration on his part I might add, I do not cry over every cake, just the odd one - "IT'S ART OKAY." … Continue reading 10 steps to avoid a bake-down

Maple, Candied Bacon and Cinnamon Buns

In celebration of one of the world's greatest combos thanks to our friend's across the pond, I bring you a little twist on the traditional Cinnamon bun. Something I should probably mention quite early on is like any bread based bake, you're going to need some time (a lot of time) set aside for this. … Continue reading Maple, Candied Bacon and Cinnamon Buns

Bourbon biscuit layer cake

Bourbon's are my favourite biscuit and after discovering just how marvelous they taste in cheesecake form (see recipe here) I decided to make my 27th Birthday a little easier to digest by baking myself a three tiered Bourbon biscuit dream cake. The cake itself is super chocolatey whilst trying to still capture the slight malty taste … Continue reading Bourbon biscuit layer cake

Chocolate Orange Cookies

There hasn't been a birthday, Christmas or Easter when I haven't been without a Terry's Chocolate Orange, they are my absolute favourite chocolate and I thank the gods when the supermarkets reduce them to a £1. Dangerously tasty, it's not hard to imagine why they are favoured amongst us cake baking types (this includes Dads … Continue reading Chocolate Orange Cookies