yeast dough

Redcurrant Vanilla Wreath

As you might know I'm German, and in Germany we LOVE a yeast dough bake. This one is a great one because it really doesn't matter how messy it looks before you bake it, it will look amazing when it comes out of the oven. For me the combination of redcurrant and vanilla is something… Continue reading Redcurrant Vanilla Wreath

layer cakes, sponge cakes

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

I love a good rhubarb cake but it's so difficult to find a good one. You need to use good rhubarb, otherwise it doesn't taste of much, you'll have to make sure that its not too wet so your cake doesn't just fall apart and I've worked on this recipe for soooo long just to… Continue reading Rhubarb Crumble Cake

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

layer cakes

Pistachio Rosewater Cream Cake

I've made this cake more often than I can actually remember. It's been my choice of birthday cake for the last few years (yes, I make my own birthday cake. Is that a bit sad?) and the cream is so nice and cool and it complements the light sponge really well and you will LOVE… Continue reading Pistachio Rosewater Cream Cake