Dairy-Free Blueberry and Coconut Cake

Continuing with the advent theme, my second advent present went to a colleague who is lactose intolerant.  I was determined to make her something dairy-free, as she normally just takes the bullet and eats my cakes regardless. I found this recipe on the BBC goodfoods website and had to give it a go. It seemed … Continue reading

Something for the Coffee Lovers

After the mini cupcake marathon a week ago, I’ve been a bit baked out and have avoided baking as much as possible and I managed to do so, until Sunday evening. I came home from a messy Saturday night out to be asked to bake a coffee cake for a few dinner guests, eek! The … Continue reading

The Not-So-Spicy Spiced Pound Cake

This week, I decided to make the Spiced Pound cake as a gift to a friend (i.e. I needed another reason to bake and had to keep it simple because I’m chair/bed bound).  My funny ass ‘friend’ (we shall not name or identify them in any way due to the, ahem, horrendus joke about to … Continue reading

An Attempt At A Blueberry Masterpiece.

For the first time in my life, I got a cake order… OK so it was from my mum but it was still a huge thing for me.  It was my uncle’s birthday and I was asked to bake a blueberry cake for a dinner party. I’ve made this recipe twice before so I thought … Continue reading