layer cakes

Vanilla & Berry Cake with Raspberry Choc Drip

This blog post is a bit more about cake decorating than just baking. The vanilla sponges are fluffy and light, sandwiched together by vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream. I've added mixed berry jelly layers for a bit of fruit (and height). The raspberry chocolate drip just looks beautiful and then you've got loads of sprinkles, because… Continue reading Vanilla & Berry Cake with Raspberry Choc Drip

Cookies, easy recipes

Coffee Walnut Cookies

Another cookie recipe you ask? Well yes, of course another one. Because cookies are delicious. These are great because everyone will like them, even people that don't like coffee. The coffee powder leaves a subtle taste but brings the flavour of the walnuts and the dark chocolate chips out beautifully. Plus: they're really quick to… Continue reading Coffee Walnut Cookies

Cupcake, easy recipes

Black Forrest Gateau Cupcakes

I think the Black Forrest Gateau is possibly the most German cake out there. And it is delicious but also quite a faff to make. The sponge is very difficult to make, then it takes forever to cool down and then you have stack it and put it back in the fridge and then decorate… Continue reading Black Forrest Gateau Cupcakes

caramel, layer cakes

Toffifee Brownie Layer Cake

No you have not misread the first line of this blog entry. It's a Toffifee Brownie Layer Cake, filled with Nutella buttercream (I know this is getting better by the minute isn't it!), roasted hazelnuts, caramel and more Toffifee. WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE?! This is definitely the single most decadent cake I've ever made and… Continue reading Toffifee Brownie Layer Cake

caramel, tray bakes

Dark Choc & Salted Caramel Shortbread

I'm a big fan of a millionaires shortbread, as is everyone I guess, but I didn't want to upload a recipe for a bog standard millionaires shortbread, because lets be honest you can go online and find a hundred recipes and they're all pretty much the same and they are all very nice. So I… Continue reading Dark Choc & Salted Caramel Shortbread