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Raspberry and Coconut Crumble Cake

Just a little bit of mid week baking – it’s good for the soul! This is probably the last recipe with summer berries for awhile – I guess I have to let go of summer and embrace the cooler weather and all the delicious seasonal fresh produce that it brings. 256 more words

Chocolate Biscuit Cake!

I’ve made this chocolate biscuit cake a few times now, for special occasions. It is really simple to make, and so delicious! Friends and family have got the recipe from me and have been making it since, so I decided I’d share it here. 388 more words


Diabetic Dish of the Week - Seven-Grain Bread

I have a Bread to pass along for this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week – Seven-Grain Bread.

Seven-Grain Bread


3/4-1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour… 303 more words


Gin and Tonic Cupcakes

So seeing as it was bank holiday weekend I decided to make some special cupcakes – gin and tonic cupcakes.

I have baked with alcohol before I always found the subtle flavors really lovely for a grown up treat. 197 more words


French Apple Cake

This cake is really more apples than cake which I think justifies it as a great breakfast cake, either plain or with a wee dollop of Greek yoghurt on top.   367 more words


Great Grandmother's Recipe for Confectioners' Frosting - 1880's or earlier

This is from a newspaper clipping that was clipped into the Dr. Price’s Cook Book that belonged to my great grandmother, Rebecca Frances Smith McMenus.  It’s very basic, but I have tried it and it’s not bad.  98 more words


The Totoro wedding cake

I’m currently in a state of contentment.

Over these few years, I’ve learnt to accept and enjoy my role as a SAHM. Perhaps, it’s because I have only one kid and things are manageable. 877 more words