Category Archives: Cakes & biscuits

Date and orange cake

This simple loaf cake is ridiculously easy to make and packs a real flavour punch. Rich, sticky dates infused with orange zest and juice make this a brilliant cake for an afternoon energy boost with a cuppa. I’ve decorated it … Continue reading

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Lemon syrup loaf cake

I do love a fancy cake but sometimes the plain looking ‘Cinderella’ ones pack the best flavour punch. This lemon syrup loaf is made with buttermilk in the batter so it’s really light and moist. It’s perfect if you want … Continue reading

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Very sticky ginger cake

This very delicious and sticky ginger cake is one of the recipes that originally inspired me to publish my ‘Whats4teaMum?’ recipe book because I only had it scribbled on an old scrap of paper that was stained with butter spots … Continue reading

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Birthday chocolate bundt cake

I readily admit that posh, celebration-worthy cake baking is not my strongest suit but, after being quoted up to £160 to have one made, I decided to see what I could whip up for my lovely daughter’s 30th birthday party. … Continue reading

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