Muffins are something I bash out quickly… rather like this blog post! The boys have both been poorly this week and the lack of time to myself is beginning to pall.
I actually made these first time around in plenty of time for Laura and Nazima’s One Ingredient Challenge and in fact this is [Read on...]
Cake sales call for tray bakes and this easy recipe is perfect to whip up at short notice.
I have based the ratio of ingredients on the apple, prune and rosemary cake which we made at the Activia Feel Good Cook of the Year day. I see myself using variants of this [Read on...]
After a fun afternoon baking cakes during Activia’s Feel Good of the Year contest winner’s day, I pulled up a chair for a chat with Activia ambassador Gok Wan to talk about food and feeling good. He’s exactly like he is on TV with a big grin and infectious sense of fun. Here’s what [Read on...]
I’ve not been around much for a couple of weeks – my husband has been in hospital for a routine operation and I’ve been otherwise occupied for a while.
To plug the hole in my schedule, I thought you’d enjoy these dinky doughnuts from the cover of April Carter’s new book “trEATs: [Read on...]
Cupcakes must be like buses… I go ages without making any and then they keep popping up one after another. It’s not long since the last ones and there are more in the pipeline!
I had some left over icing from the plum and coconut cupcakes and used it for these cupcakes [Read on...]
It’s become a standing joke that I barely ever publish any cupcakes. It’s not deliberate, I just go ages without doing them.
These plums had been intended for something entirely different but I was struck with inspiration to combine plums and coconut in cupcake form.
They’ve actually been in the fridge a [Read on...]
Summer berries to the rescue! I have officially cracked the berry fastest way to serve cupcakes. If you need to produce something in a hurry or donate something visually impressive to the school fete then look no further.
For my son’s recent cupcake decorating party I indulged in buying 99p store cupcakes. The concept [Read on...]
Every year I swear I won’t still be decorating Ted’s birthday cake during the party and this year I finally managed it.
Surprisingly, this was his most complicated cake yet since I tend to duck out of pressure when I am my own client. Last year I was delighted he simply requested a cake [Read on...]
If you fancy a bite of these chic little lemon and poppy seed cupcakes then pop on over to see my debut recipe on the the UKTV Good Food channel website.
For a bigger bite, you can also check out my Maison Cupcake interview as part of their [Read on...]