This all-time popular cake recipe post just got a whole lot better! Now updated with step-by-step photos, so whether you’re a novice or experienced baker, you can easily bake up and savour this incredibly rich , marvellously moist and super buttery cake. Update! Dear readers, I hear you! You’ve been […]
Snacks & Treats
You could never have too many banana cake recipes, in my humble opinion. Whenever I use bananas in baking, I know that I’m going to get some of the most wonderful flavours out of my bakes.
I often find bucket loads of reasons to cook something, bake something, eat something. Is this necessarily a bad thing? I’d like to think not, especially when these lead to something indelibly good in the end. Like this light, moist and buttery lemon raspberry cake.
Every baker’s must-have starter recipe for a sweet and buttery vanilla pound cake! Decadently rich and deliciously moist, the pound cake a must-try for butter cake lovers. I felt wickedly guilty making this today. As I was weighing out the butter, sugar and eggs, I couldn’t help thinking that there’s […]
An easy no-fail recipe for buttery, flaky, crumbly tea scones, scrumptious when generously slathered with raspberry jam and clotted cream. There’s just no describing how devilishly good these scones are. They’re buttery, flaky, crumbly and just superbly scrumptious when generously slathered with jam (raspberry is seriously the best flavour for […]
These muffins are light and moist, with the goodness of natural, unsweetened fruit, ground almonds and yoghurt. Muffins are a great pick-me-upper when I’m on the go. And they’re so quick to put together, usually just a handful of ingredients thrown together in a bowl, and mixed by hand. No need […]
A Welsh fruit bread loaf usually filled with dried raisins or currants and candied peel, hence often referred to as “speckled” bread. There’s something about European-style breads that I absolutely savour. On our past travels through various parts of Europe, the many family-run bakeries dotting the towns and countryside, offering freshly […]
Treat yourself to a refreshingly light, yet nutty, cotton-soft chiffon cake infused with the flavours of ground cinnamon and mixed nuts – a perfect accompaniment with coffee or tea at breakfast! It’s hard to believe that August is here! July was a busy month for me, and I’m starting to […]
A sweet Alsation favourite filled with dark raisins and chopped almonds, and often dusted with icing or confectioner’s sugar. This light, yeasty bread is scrumptious when toasted, buttered or spread with jam, or when eaten plain and dipped into black coffee. The first time I saw a kugelhopf, I thought […]
This is a deliciously moist and chewy, fudgey blondie with cinnamon-infused caramel-like flavours. Perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea, with a cup of black tea or your favourite espresso. When my hubby said we were going for a 14-kilometre (8-mile) Nordic walk cum trek with our regular group of Nordic […]
An easy-to-follow and good Italian pizza dough recipe that’s perfect as a base for your favourite pizza toppings. Roll out to your desired thickness – crispy thin, medium or thick crust, top with your desired toppings, bake and enjoy! Mamma mia! Hello, friends! I’m giving my blog a little bit […]
Adapted from a Japanese-inspired recipe for black sesame chiffon cake by Okashi, this recipe uses a blend of home-made or store-bought spreadable black sesame paste as well as roughly ground black sesame to create a moist and fluffy chiffon with a deep, nutty flavour and tasty bits of crunch throughout. […]