layer cakes

Lemon Meringue Cake

Winter is finally over and it's time for some light and fruity desserts, well... lighter anyway. And this one has everything you want from a summer cake, fluffy lemon drizzle sponge, light Swiss meringue, zesty lemon curd and finally chewy French meringue ruffles. Recipe: Lemon Drizzle Sponge: 250g Soft, Unsalted Butter250g Caster Sugar5 medium Eggs,… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Cake

christmas, Cookies

Cinnamon Stars

When I was younger my favourite Christmas biscuits were always macaroons but in the last couple of years cinnamon stars have really grown on me and while I'm writing this I'm actually baking my third batch this year (and I haven't been sharing much...). As with all other Christmas biscuits they're really easy to make… Continue reading Cinnamon Stars

pastry, Tart

Rhubarb Meringue Cake

This is my absolute favourite summer cake. It's got a crunchy pastry case, soft and sour rhubarb in a sweet vanilla pudding and a lovely soft meringue topping. I've never met a person who didn't like this cake. Guaranteed a winner. Recipe: Shortcrust Pastry: 200g Plain Flour 100g Cold Butter 75g Caster Sugar 2 tsp… Continue reading Rhubarb Meringue Cake