Tag Archives: Cake

Carrot Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

I’ve mentioned previously that I adore carrot cake, and just as I enjoy experimenting with new recipes, there are a few favourites that I take pleasure in making time and time again. This is one of those, and it makes … Continue reading

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Parkin: Traditional Yorkshire Gingerbread

The last month has seen some changes in my life – not least a 6,000 mile move back home to the UK, which goes some way to explaining the infrequency of my posts in recent weeks. So, for the next … Continue reading

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Beetroot Cake with Mascarpone and Raspberries (gluten-free and absolutely amazing)

My obsession with Lily Vanilli’s latest book – Sweet Tooth – seems set to continue (you can explore the trail backwards from here), following my latest attempt at one of her fabulous baked creations. Describing herself as a modern artisan … Continue reading

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Death Valley and Date & Walnut Loaf

Date and walnut loaf is a traditional British favourite with a great flavour –  it’s nutty and sweet, but definitely not too sugary – as well as a texture that’s light and moist, with the walnuts adding an interesting crunch. … Continue reading

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Pure Indulgence: Chocolate Ginger Cake

I tore the recipe for this cake from a magazine a few months ago and although I’ve been tempted to bake it a number of times, I just haven’t got round to it. Until now. When, for no particular reason, … Continue reading

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A Cake for a Rainy Day: Lemon drizzle loaf

I woke up this morning to the sound of heavy rain. Although for most of my life I’ve been used to this – I’m originally from the UK – it’s a far more unusual prospect now that I’m based in … Continue reading

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