This was a recipe I had saved on my Pinterest board for a while and I knew many people in my office liked salted caramel. So when the next colleague to have a birthday liked both salted caramel and bread it seemed like the good opportunity to trial it. Not being well practiced in bread…… Continue reading Salted Caramel & Pecan Monkey Bread
The festive season called for festive cupcakes. I bought the gingerbread figure decorations at the Cake and Bake Show in November so they had to be part of my work Christmas buffet. I used a simple Gingerbread recipe with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and of course ginger. The decorations called for piped icing. Piping remains…… Continue reading Gingerbread Cupcakes
I’ve made gluten free bakes before but this was my first attempt at a vegan recipe. It was quite similar to a brownie bake with the use of oils and vinegars. The reason I have to call it vegan-esque was because I made a mistake with the ingredients. I put my trust in Google to enlighten…… Continue reading Vegan(esque) Chocolate Cake
Whenever I was researching Pinterest cakes for work, this kind of cake regularly appeared. So when a chocolate-lover colleague’s birthday came up I had to have a go. It was a basic chocolate cake recipe. When I made the blunder of running out of coca powder, I remembered the Campfire Delight Cake I made with…… Continue reading M&M Cake
Not the first time I’ve made a Victoria Sponge Cake but it seems to be the only one that I’ve taken a photo of. I was really annoyed that the cake carrier clipped the top of the cake.I think that’s the final time I use a plate when transporting. Will have to stock up on…… Continue reading Victoria Sponge Cake
The fourth of the traybakes I made for the Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016. Similar to the Carrot, Oat and Walnut Slice, I included this as a healthy-ish non-chocolate option (although I did grate chocolate on top…) I probably left this recipe for last because I wouldn’t want the bananas or cream to spoil.
This was my attempt at having a ‘healthy option’ at the Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016. It was a little odd that the mixture didn’t fit in the tray like it implied it would. Maybe it needs to be a softer consistency to be more spreadable?