Easy Mid-Week Cookies – Oatmeal Raisin & Double Chocolate

Why are they called mid-week cookies? Do you ever get a couple of days into work and feel like it should be the weekend already? These are a great little therapeutic bake and perfect sugary pick-me-up, to make it that little bit easier to get out of bed tomorrow. The basic recipe will give you…

Dr. Who Tardis Lemon & Blueberry Birthday Cake

A busy week for birthdays! This cake is one for one of my best friends, who absolutely loves all things Dr. Who. He also loves all things tea and cake (and features in a fair number of my posts on the subject!) so it wasn’t hard to bake him something he’d like. I wanted the…

Scooby Doo Chocolate Birthday Cake

Happy birthday to my Rob! Can you believe it’s a year ago since I made his guitar birthday cake? Doesn’t time fly…! Scooby Doo is his favourite cartoon character, and I’d planned and stocked up on chocolate fondant before we went away, knowing it’d have to be a quick turn around as soon as we…

Dedicated to Cupcakes – Sprinkles Bakery, LA

Following our travels in New Zealand we hopped on yet another plane in search of some California sunshine. I’ll keep it short for the sake of you still shivering back in the UK, but lets just say, we found it. On a daily basis. Bliss! Of course no trip would be complete without a cake…

Cakes with the Kiwis

Kia Ora from New Zealand! We have spent 1 1/2 beautiful weeks here in Aotearoa, touring from Tauranga, through Rotorua, Taupo, and Napier, crossing the islands by ferry and ending our journey in Christchurch. Although a lot of the hotels and motels come with small, well-stocked kitchenettes, I have to say the only cooking I’ve…