Carrot cake traybake

Makes 9   Preparation Time 15 Minutes    Cooking Time 35-40 Minutes Carrot cake is the only cake that I really resist making, the reason being is that it is my absolute favourite cake to eat. Although this version is both vegan and gluten free it certainly did not disappoint. I tested it on friends who are... Continue Reading →

Lemon scones

Makes 6 medium scones Preparation Time 10 Minutes Baking Time 10-12 Minutes No high tea or summer is fully complete without that very British delicacy the scone. A cream tea is a delight to behold and consumed with relish by the thousands of holidaymakers who flock to Devon and Cornwall each year. It has only... Continue Reading →

Banana & walnut loaf

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 45 Minutes We all have those times when there are a few bananas lurking in the fruit bowl, black and spotty and slightly less appealing. I love these forlorn pieces of fruit and the potential they have to produce gorgeous tasting cakes and muffins. When I buy bananas I... Continue Reading →

Sticky Jamaican Ginger Cake

Preparation time  15 minutes Cooking time 45-55 minutes Serves 8-10 slices Two of my favourite cakes as a child were McVities Jamaican ginger cake and golden syrup cake,  They conjured up Sunday afternoon tea times. Still quite full from the Sunday roast dinner, tea time consisted of sandwiches and various cakes. Just the sight of those shiny... Continue Reading →

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