Chocolate Tray Bake with Strawberries & Cream

British summer time + Wimbledon tennis = strawberries and cream in our household! Add in a chocolate tray bake and you have the makings of an even more luxurious treat for an afternoon tea in front of the tennis! ingredients: 50g cocoa, 6 tbsp boiling water, 100g softened butter, 200g caster sugar, 3 eggs, 125ml … Continue reading

From lemon drizzle to orange delight…another drizzle!

Well I warned you! After my lemon drizzle comes an orange-tastic delight and I predict that before long they’ll also be a grapefruit version joining the family! What I really loved about making this cake the first time round was just how simple it was. One bowl. All the ingredients together. And mix. This really … Continue reading

A Lemony drizzley dream!

I recently revived my childhood favourite dessert of Lemon meringue pie and whilst on a roll with my love of lemons I have since turned to a Mary Berry Lemon Drizzle dream. The great thing with a tray bake, as I discovered, is that you literally bung all in the ingredients together and beat. Hooray! … Continue reading

Apple, Cinnamon and Cranberry Muffins for Afternoon tea with the girlies

I’m back in Blighty and what better way to warm the cockles on a wet and windy day then with a spot of baking. Having enjoyed my first few days of autumnal sunshine the weather has predictably taken a turn for the worse and after yesterday’s drenching I’ve wisely decided to stay in, light the … Continue reading