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Prinsesstårta (Swedish Princess Cake)

Prinsesstårta (Swedish Princess Cake)

Let me start by saying that this is one of my all-time favourite cakes. I first tried it about a decade ago in the Swedish flat-pack wonder-warren that is Ikea, and swore I’d eat one every birthday and probably every weekend from that day forward. […]

Peach & Blueberry Shortbread Crumble

Peach & Blueberry Shortbread Crumble

I love a crumble! It’s such an easy pudding to whip up, and requires no particular forward planning. The fruit fillings vary depending on what’s left in the fridge, but I rarely stray far from my regular crumble topping, full of oats and seeds. (Check […]

Salted Caramel Millionaires

Salted Caramel Millionaires

There is something so completely perfect about a millionaire, and I’m not just talking about the George Clooney kind. These classic biscuity bars are so chewy, crumbly and chocolatey – everything you’d want in a sweet treat, really – and the perfect partner to a […]

Swedish Semlor Buns (Shrove Tuesday Buns)

Swedish Semlor Buns (Shrove Tuesday Buns)

I’m always excited to dip my toe into Scandinavian creations, so when I first saw a photograph of these I just had to give them a go! Semlor buns are a massively popular bakery treat and were traditionally enjoyed during the run-up to Lent, but […]

Mini Cherry Brandy Fruit Cakes

Mini Cherry Brandy Fruit Cakes

Recently I posted my all-time favourite Christmas cake recipe. Now, with just one week until Christmas, you’re unlikely to make a proper big cake any time soon; in fact, you’re probably already sick of the festive season and prepared to hurl a mince pie at […]

Cherry Brandy Christmas Cake (with icing guide)

Cherry Brandy Christmas Cake (with icing guide)

As Christmas is fast approaching, I’m excited to share my Christmas cake recipe, which, actually, is a fabulous fruit cake you could make any time. It has evolved over the best part of a decade and my strong sense of sparkly kitsch has led me […]

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

A banana loaf was, if memory serves, the first cake I made from Nigella Lawson’s undisputed classic, How To Be A Domestic Goddess. The unmistakeable, sweetly nostalgic scent of baked banana filled the kitchen and my heart burst with pride as I pulled the golden […]

Garfield’s Pumpkin Pie

Garfield’s Pumpkin Pie

I’m a winter girl at heart – no doubt something to do with both my birthday and Christmas falling in the same month – but I also love autumn. The turning of the leaves, the chilly morning air and the near-permanent whiff of cinnamon wafting […]

Jumble Frittata

Jumble Frittata

My daughter started school yesterday. As I wiped away my tears and waved goodbye to my beautiful, beaming four year old baby, my thoughts immediately turned to lunchtime. Would she be able to open up her brand new lunch bag unaided? Would she remember to […]

Summer Holidays Week 3: No-Churn Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Summer Holidays Week 3: No-Churn Cookie Dough Ice Cream

It’s a universally accepted fact that children are programmed to love ice cream. Now that summer appears to have returned, this might be just the thing to keep the wee ones busy for a few hours. Prior to this, I last attempted to make ice […]