Cakes, Dessert, Sweets & treats

Chocolate, raspberry and cream Bûche de Noël

Chocolate, raspberry and cream Bûche de Noël

As 2017 draws to a close, I hope everyone had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas or just spending time with family and friends over the festive season. I spent the days following up to Christmas making ‘stained glass’ cookies (pictures down below!), pumpkin soup and a bûche de noël (yule log) to share for when family came over for a Christmas dinner. It was quite a bit of work on my behalf, but I do enjoy being busy and making something to be proud of! 🙂

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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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Cakes, Dessert, Sweets & treats

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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