Recipes

Recipes

Strawberry Pavlova

Strawberry Pavlova

Chef Sarah Randell gets the credit for this recipe. Beautifully photographed by Martin Poole, whose photography work I have admired and followed for a long time
Steamed Cherry Bakewell Pudding

Steamed Cherry Bakewell Pudding

Oh I do so love when the cooler temperatures arrive and I can get down to the business of cooking comfort foods again
Mini Coffee Cakes

Mini Coffee Cakes

In the mix.  .  I'm not an avid fan of the rich coffee bean.  A few family members love itso I whisked up these cute cupcakes for a little celebration last weekend
Hot Cross Bun Cupcakes

Hot Cross Bun Cupcakes

Nothing says Easter like tasty baked treats and here is a perfect recipe that fits that description. These days one of my favourite Easter food that I look forward to are Hot Cross Buns
Easter Rocky Road

Easter Rocky Road

I actually think I enjoy Easter more than Christmas. It’s a. lot less stressful, there are still copious amounts of chocolate about and the
Rocky Road Brownies

Rocky Road Brownies

Share it. I love brownies so much. If we make a batch at home, I can’t stand to let a single one go to waste
Easter Rocky Road brownies

Easter Rocky Road brownies

Why. eat your Easter eggs one at a time, when you can devour them all. at the SAME. time in one convenient block
Easy Easter Brownies #ICakeYou

Easy Easter Brownies #ICakeYou

EmailPrintEasy Easter Chocolate Brownies. Unexpected Easter visitors. You knowthat phone call on Good Friday from friends to say they will be coming your way over the weekend
Caramel Apple Crumble

Caramel Apple Crumble

Long-time readers of Cake Of The Week may remember my quest to recreate a Caramel Apple pie that used to be served in a childhood local cafe
Pancakes with Caramelised Bananas & Homemade Nutella

Pancakes with Caramelised Bananas & Homemade Nutella

It's nearly pancake day and I've really been enjoying testing out new pancake recipe ideas in preparation, if you haven't already, check out my Oreo Pancakes with Raspberries & Creme Fraiche recipe from last week
Majestic Malteser Cake

Majestic Malteser Cake

1. Crush the Maltesers and digestives. This is best achieved using excited children with a rolling pin. 2. Break up the cooking chocolate and melt with the margarine and syrup over heat
Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

The recipe is by the TV baker Paul Hollywood and I will admit I do like his recipes and he provides some seriously good bread recipes so had faith in this one
Apple Crumble Cupcakes

Apple Crumble Cupcakes

A fantastic recipe for Autumn (which seems to have crept up on us), these apple crumble cupcakes are a great no fuss recipe
Apple cupcakes...

Apple cupcakes...

Starting this new year with one of my favorite (and who knew it will become one. ) form of baking - cupcakes
Tarte tatin

Tarte tatin

I have discovered new blogs and have cooked my way through great recipes that have now become favourites in this house
Blueberry, Banana and White Chocolate Muffins

Blueberry, Banana and White Chocolate Muffins

In honour of Mother’s Day I thought I would bake these muffins which having had a road test in our house, went down very well (even with a certain person who says they don’t like blueberries like them)
Dulce De Leche Cake

Dulce De Leche Cake

I hadn’t made any of her recipes or read any of her books until recently and I am most definitely a convert nowat least to her sweet recipes, but I’m sure it won’t be long before I investigate something savoury
Mini Banana and Dulce de Leche Loaf Cakes

Mini Banana and Dulce de Leche Loaf Cakes

Oh, have I got a thing for dulce de leche.  . It's a milk-based caramel that's popular in Latin American countries and if you get the good stuff, it's thick, dark and glossy and is perfect eaten in so many ways - spread on toast, used as a sandwich filling, spooned straight from the jar
banana loaf

banana loaf

It is a truth universally acknowledged - that a house in possession of a kiddie or two must be in want of a few banana recipes
Banana Loaf Cake with Chocolate

Banana Loaf Cake with Chocolate

I've made a banana loaf cake for as long as I can remember flavouring it with orange zest, cinnamon & ginger - a sort of Jamaican theme - but it wasn't until Nigel Slater decided to add chocolate chips to his version that it really became a hit in our house
Banana, Coconut and Chocolate Tea Loaf

Banana, Coconut and Chocolate Tea Loaf

Banana, Coconut & Chocolate Tea loaf. Here's another great way to use up your over ripe bananas. Coconut, chocolate & bananas are such a great combination a bit like a really moist Bounty bar in cake form
Strawberry Pavlova

Strawberry Pavlova

Now if someone asked me what my favourite pudding was, it would be Strawberry Pavlova every time. It's perfectly summery and really tasty