Posts Tagged ‘Cake’

Plum Jam & Cream Sponge Cake

Plum Jam & Cream Sponge Cake Recipe

This is actually a fatless sponge, made with just eggs, sugar and flour. Obviously I made up for the lack of butter in the sponge with a huge dollop of whipped cream in the centre along with some delicious homemade plum jam. It is also four tiers, just to make it especially indulgent. Equipment 2 – […] Read more…

chocolate cake easy recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Last Friday I was um-ing and ah-ing. I was going to a friend’s house for dinner and I’d suggested I take pudding. But what to make? I wanted something simple, but looked great. My mind was a blank. But then, on the dog walk during the morning (ideas always come on a dog walk) I decided on chocolate cake. […] Read more…

cherry and almond cake

Sunday Baking: Cherry & Almond Cake Recipe

Today marks the start of British Summertime. And suddenly everyone* on my twitter feed is complaining about the weather. Spring (not summer!) has only just begun so the weather will be variable. Today we have had grey skies, sunshine, strong winds, rain and hail. And I love it. (Incidentally so do the ducklings. I popped […] Read more…

Battenberg cake recipe

Baking: How to Make a Battenberg Cake

I’ve always been put off making a Battenberg despite it being my husband’s favourite cake. I made one years ago and, for some reason, remembered it as being tricky. So we stuck to the bought version. But then I tried again, and, you know what, it really wasn’t. How to Make a Battenberg Cake Equipment A […] Read more…