Cakes, Dessert, Sweets & treats

Key lime cheesecake tart with meringue topping

Key lime cheesecake tart with meringue topping

Hello everyone and Happy Easter! I hope everyone is enjoying this extra long weekend with good company.

Many firsts happened with the making of this tart! It was the first time I have used key limes to making anything, and it was also the first time I used the grill setting on my oven! I can tell you I dithered a substantial amount over the idea before I plucked up enough nerve to slide my 99% done tart under it to brown the meringue but I think it came out splendid! 🙂 Continue reading

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Cakes, Dessert, Snacks, Sweets & treats

Apple custard tea cake

Apple Custard Tea Cake

This cake was one of the first cakes I made when I started baking, and remains one of my family’s favourites. As this cake is not too heavy or sweet, it really is a good tea time…or any time cake!

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Birthday cake for sister- pink sponge with morello cherries and berries

Sister's 2016 birthday cake

This post is about a month late, but better late than never right?

Another cake that was put together in about 15 minutes after coming home from work- all the sponge layers and cream had been prepared, but I wanted to keep everything as fresh as possible, and that included not assembling the cake overnight.

I made this for my sister’s birthday in December last year, cardboard ‘V’ and all made by yours truly! 🙂

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