Courgette, lime, and pineapple cake

This is one of my favourite flavour combinations! My courgette, lime, and pineapple cake is easy peasy to make and super delicious. The flavour combination works beautifully, giving a lightly fruity taste, that works wonderfully with the cream cheese frosting. Don’t be put off by the courgette (AKA zucchini) – you can’t taste it and Read More…

Banana chocolate chip cookies

I absolutely love banana and chocolate together – as evidenced by my recipes for banana chocolate loaf cake, banana chocolate chip muffins, and banana chocolate chip mini loaves. It’s a delicious combination and it works beautifully and these cookies. This recipe is adapted from a couple of different ones that I’ve been tweaking. The cookies Read More…

Chocolate Guinness bundt cake

God love whoever thought to put Guinness in a cake. It goes so beautifully with chocolate – it adds a delicious savoury richness and the most wonderful rich black colour to the sponge. I love a good bundt cake, and I really think the fluffy white cream cheese frosting looks wonderful in contrast to the Read More…

White chocolate and cranberry blondies

Ah the brownie’s lesser known sister, the blondie – a white chocolate-y, crazy sweet little morsel of joy. These are easy to make and they’re a real crowd pleaser – but do cut them up small as they pack a punch and you don’t want to fall into a sugar coma. The cranberries and the Read More…

Lemon and lime drizzle cake

I love lemon drizzle cake, but sometimes I like to jazz it up a bit. Lemon and lime is a classic combination – this one is very moist and pleasantly zingy! Best of all it takes only a few mins to throw together and bung in the oven, and doesn’t require any rich, faffy frosting. Read More…

Coffee and Rum Cake

Guest post from the amazing Clare of the Little Bear Cakery! At the beginning of the year I was lucky enough to spend four days doing work experience at The Delaunay, Aldwych. Part of Rex Restaurant Associates (owners of the Wolseley), The Delaunay is an all-day cafe-restaurant inspired by the grand cafes of Europe with an Read More…