It’s lockdown in November and I think we’re all in need of a little bit of comfort. Throwback to sunny days when we could visit coffee shops and eat cake- this picture of a raspberry and cream cake I tried in September has definitely brightened up my day. The Loft, Shefford, Bedfordshire
Have you ever tried Whoopie Pies? I hadn’t either, before yesterday. And now I wonder where they’ve been all my life! As part of a bank holiday weekend project, I made these carrot cake whoopie pies to enjoy. They were so much fun to make- essentially, they’re two biscuits sandwiched together and filled with buttercream… Continue reading Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies
The accepted wisdom is that if you haven’t baked banana bread whilst being in lockdown, are you even doing it right? But it’s not surprising that banana bread has been so popular whilst quarantining- it is utterly delicious, the natural sweetness of the fruit lending itself perfectly to baking. I tried out this recipe from… Continue reading Going bananas for banana bread
Being in lockdown presents many challenges, not least attempting to shop for groceries. With online deliveries being hard to come by and a shortage of food on the shelves, a lot of people are finding themselves having to come up with alternatives for cooking and baking. Last weekend I made this yummy eggless vanilla sponge… Continue reading Eggless Sponge Cake
We walked for ages to find Cutter and Squidge in Soho- it was actually slipped down a side- street. Was it worth it? Well, the cake doesn’t need words:
There is nothing better than a big slab of salted caramel cake and coffee with friends on a damp Autumn afternoon. Fancy Bakery, Bedford
London and afternoon tea are two of my favourite things, but for some reason, I had never got around to trying afternoon tea in London. My Dutch friend had always expressed an interest in having afternoon tea in England, so with this in mind, I planned a trip. There was quite a bit of competition… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at the Kimpton Fitzroy
Tatra Restaurant, Leicester It was a really cold night and we fancied something sweet. The honey cake is very popular in Latvia and Russian speaking countries and was delicious.
I managed to find time for this piece of loveliness this weekend: It was delicious and very moist.
Enjoy some coffee cake and hot chocolate. My friend Katie had the first Christmas cake of the season: The Coffee Pot, Ampthill. Happy Sunday!