Candied Orange Cake

Heres a beautiful recipe for a candied orange and almond cake! For the Orange topping: 2 whole large oranges 60g caster sugar 110ml cold water 50g butter For the sponge: 260g self raising flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 200g almonds 230ml milk 1 lemon 115g butter 200g sugar 3 free range eggs…

Ginger Biscuit Shapes

  I used this recipe to top my 2017 Christmas cake however feel free to create all different shapes and sized gingerbread’s. The key to this recipe is making sure the dough stays as cold as possible throughout the entire process. This recipe works best if the dough is refrigerated for 24 hours. If you…

Decadent Chocolate Brownie Traybake

I developed this recipe for my 2017 Christmas Cake I wanted to make fondant presents with a brownie centre however I struggled to find a recipe. It needed to be solid enough to hold fondant in place and not dry out too quickly. Be sure to use a good quality dark chocolate and the best quality…

Hog Roast Sausage Plait

This recipe can be adapted to make simple sausage rolls for everyday eating or to create a show-stopper centrepiece for any dinner table. I came up with the idea after cooking a Sunday slow roast pork shoulder, I wanted to use the leftovers to make something truly exciting. If you are making your own pastry you…

Iced Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Its Guy Fawkes night! Time to make an edible fireworks display. This recipe is also a great opportunity to practice my piping skills in time for Christmas! Although up close some of my piping is quite messy, I had so much fun and am really proud of the overall finished display. Use this method to make…

Wonderfully Spicy Carrot and Walnut Cake

My new oven was delivered this week which means i can finally see how my bakes are getting on in there! My first bake was down to a family visit, i whipped up this delicious carrot and walnut cake in under 3 hours.  Follow this very simple recipe for a perfectly balanced, wonderfully moist cake….