The reunion with Easter treats (is at first) somewhat upsetting. I look at them with disdain as soon as I see them appear on the supermarket shelves post December 25th (basically, Boxing Day) because inevitably, they mark the end of Christmas...and my January detox. Creme Eggs in particular are my biggest weakness, to the point where … Continue reading Creme Egg brownies!
As you enter The Old Tea House, you are not only welcomed by warmth, the recognisable jingle from the bell above the door and the smell of freshly baked cakes, but friendly waitresses all fashioning a frilly white apron as though you'd just stepped into the 1920s. With a mismatched decor featuring bright floral printed … Continue reading Afternoon Tea at The Old Tea House – Beaconsfield
I've been looking for an excuse to make a big chocolate cake (more than just wanting to eat a big chocolate cake) and finally it came in the form of a baking day at work. Everyone in the office needed to bring in something different, so here was my chance to attempt this incredible cake. … Continue reading Brooklyn Blackout Cake
My love affair with peanut butter is fairly recent, but now I'm pretty convinced it will go with almost everything and make it taste that bit nicer too! To top it off, someone even told me it's good for you...and that rats like it... Well, good for me or not, adding peanut butter to … Continue reading Chocolate and Peanut Butter bites
This sweet almond sponge is balanced by the twang of the fruity raspberry jam, marbled throughout the cupcakes. Topped with a creamy raspberry buttercream, these are perfect with a cup of tea or, well, for any occasion really! To make these cupcakes extra dreamy, top them with everyone's favourite movie star...I recently took these to … Continue reading Raspberry and Almond ‘dreamboat’ cupcakes