Lemon and Raspberry Cupcakes

Raspberry is a perfect complement to lemon and these lemon and raspberry cupcakes are light and very moreish… Ingredients 100g Butter, softened 120g Self Raising Flour 2 Tablespoons Cornflour 110g Caster Sugar 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 2 Medium eggs, beaten 3 Tablespoons Milk Zest of 1 lemon Method Pre-heat the oven to 160c Beat all the … Continue reading

Easy Luxury Mince Pies

Home-made mince pies are always super scrumptious but here’s an easy way to pimp your mincemeat and take your mince pies to the next level… I started with a 410g jar of shop bought mincemeat. I scooped it out into a bowl and added:- A handful of chopped walnuts 50g dried whole cranberries Zest of … Continue reading

Top Tips For Perfect Cupcakes

Cupcakes are still as popular as ever and rightly so. They are perfect miniature cakes and come with such a variety of flavours and toppings, they could never really become boring. There are a mult… Source: Top Tips For Perfect Cupcakes

Carrot, Apricot and Walnut Cake

Sometimes a picture just doesn’t do a cake justice and this is one of those times. I found this cake so moreish I couldn’t stop to take a photo so it was very rushed! If you like carrot cake this is a very moist one with loads of flavour…. Carrot, Apricot and Walnut Cake Ingredients … Continue reading

Easter Biscuits

My grandmother always made Easter Biscuits at this time of year and they were truly scrumptious. Now I’m a grandmother I bake them and always think of her as I do. I’ve no idea where she got the recipe from originally but she was an early member of the WI so possibly from there and I’ve  … Continue reading

Rosewater Cupcakes

Rosewater Cupcakes for Mother’s Day Rosewater gives a lovely delicate taste to cakes and is perfect for a cupcake. The recipe will give 10 – 12 cupcakes which are lovely for an afternoon tea – just right for mum on Mother’s Day. Alternatively, serve them in vintage bone china tea cups or put them in … Continue reading

Marmalade Madeira Cake

I love marmalade at this time of year and make my own when I can. I’ve recently had a craving for a really moist marmalade cake but I’ve had to make this three times to get exactly what I wanted! It’s basically a madeira cake recipe with marmalade, orange zest and orange juice added which … Continue reading