I still have a fondness of this Christmas so I’m glad I made time(ish) to make them this year. It’s interesting having just posted the 2013 version to spot the differences. I’d say as the bake looks fuller in the cupcake case the elements look a little more in proportion. Having said that, there wasn’t…… Continue reading Reindeer Cupcakes (2016)
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
This I made for a colleague’s leaving buffet. They’d already mentioned how they loved having Ferrero Rocher around Christmas and I knew the recipe worked well Ferrero Rocher Brownies
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
My original aim for Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016 was to focus on making traybakes in advance to spread the amount of work needed. For one thing or another that didn’t happen! Probably was a combination of life and possibly a distrust to baking in advance in case it goes stale. This should have had coconut in it…… Continue reading Rocky Road
Brownies were another mandatory item for Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016. The bake probably would have looked better if I took a photo of a piece. But it was quite a stressful morning to set up and floods of people right at the start, so there wasn’t time for extra photos.