Tag: marzipan

Snow-Topped Festive Tiffin – A No-Bake Christmas Cake!

Snow-Topped Festive Tiffin – A No-Bake Christmas Cake!

I’m going to jump right in here and declare my new-found love of tiffin. I always thought this traybake treat was something other people made – people who couldn’t bake maybe – and was of the opinion that it was a bit rubbish as every […]

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. […]

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 […]

Simnel Muffins (Easter Muffins)

Simnel Muffins (Easter Muffins)

I should start this post by freely admitting that I’m neither religious nor a fan of the current, commercially driven Easter celebration. When it comes to this time of the year, I tend to lean towards paganism – I simply enjoy the celebratory feasting and […]