Maple and Walnut Streusel Cake

Right. I got my brand-spanking new beautiful Hummingbird Bakery Recipe book, which meant: a lot of jumping up and down, countless hours spent pouring over the pictures trying to decide what to bake first; and five seconds of baking time to spill something on it.  I guess the sign of a good recipe book is … Continue reading

The Easiest Cheesecake … Ever

 That’s right people – this is officially the easiest one I’ve made yet. I made this for yet another dinner party and we had lots to do.  Luckily there’s literally no baking involved in this recipe, which makes a welcome change … especially when both ovens were already packed with food being roasted. The base … Continue reading

Sending A Kiss (On The Cheek) To the Person Who Invented Maple Syrup!

Wow! What an deceivingly surprising product! It smells a bit funny in the bottle (lets be honest here) but in a cake…. Wow. Before I digress any further; this week we had another dinner party and I was told to bake a cake for a late birthday treat for one of the guests.  After going … Continue reading