Strawberries and Cream Baked Alaska

This week’s #greatbloggersbakeoff2014 features something I’ve wanted to try for a while – Baked Alaska. Apparently Rob and I both had a very deprived childhood, as neither of us can recall ever having even eaten this, let alone made it. Challenge set! One thing that struck me about this week’s GBBO program – unless I…

Easy Orange Chocolate Fudge

Oh, those lovely people over at Sugar and Crumbs have done it again. Their delicious ranges of flavoured icing sugars (such as this delicious salted caramel) and flavoured cocoa powders (here is my test of their cherry cocoa powder), are obviously just not enough. No, now they have added some chocolate flavoured icing sugars to…

Blackberry and Apple Fruit Bread

Week 3 of #greatbloggersbakeoff2014 and it’s bread week. Not one of my favourites I have to admit, to me baking is all about the cake! Nevertheless I’m not one to shy away from a challenge. My dad gave me this week a huge bag of fresh blackberries from his garden, and they seemed like the perfect…

30th Birthday Lemon & White Chocolate Biscuits

These sparkly little biscuits were, no surprise, for a 30th birthday party a couple of weeks. The lucky lady in question is a big lover of all things sparkly, particularly pink and purple, and I’m sure there was a squeal of excitement when she saw them! I used an adaptation of the rich biscuit recipe…

Super Strawberry Swiss Roll

This week saw the return of the much-loved Great British Bake-Off, and with it, the amazing celebration of all things cake that is #GreatBloggersBakeOff2014, which you can find more details on here. My first swiss roll recipe – Simple Strawberry Jam Swiss Roll , is without a doubt the most popular post on this blog….