Sweet Treats and Seafood in Brighton

As lockdown continues to ease across the UK, I thought I’d finally get around to writing a post on my trip to Brighton- or rather, the food I ate on my trip to Brighton. This trip was quite a while ago now, so my memory is unclear on a few things. Therefore, I decided to… Continue reading Sweet Treats and Seafood in Brighton

Pear and Frangipane Tart

I made this absolutely yummy pear and frangipane tart a little while ago. I’m not usually a fan of fruit-based puddings, but this was wonderfully sweet, with just the right amount of sharpness. It was the ideal Autumn/ Winter sweet treat. I froze some of mine to make it last longer. Prep time: 30 mins… Continue reading Pear and Frangipane Tart

Cosy Winter Afternoons With Cake

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve all been enjoying the time between Christmas and the end of 2020, and eating your body weight in sweet treats. I have- after all someone has to finish the Christmas goodies! Here is a delicious Victoria Sponge I enjoyed earlier this week, courtesy of The Lounge, a local coffee… Continue reading Cosy Winter Afternoons With Cake

Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies

These almond frangipane mince pies were a real treat. Delightfully festive, with a twist on a traditional favourite, they taste great with a glass of mulled wine (or mulled wine tea). However, what makes them extra- special is that the ingredients were supplied by vegan bakery Poster Bakes, in partnership with homelessness charity The Connection… Continue reading Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies

Rather Lovely Raspberry Ripple Cake

Over the last few months, I missed going out to eat cake so much I decided to make it myself. I baked this delightful raspberry ripple- recipe and ingredients courtesy of BakedIn. Ingredients: 130g caster sugar 195g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 75g granulated sugar 130g icing sugar 2.5g freeze dried raspberries 4 medium… Continue reading Rather Lovely Raspberry Ripple Cake

Soft-baked Pretzels

Okay not going to lie, I’ve never really given much thought to pretzels. I predominantly thought they were a savoury snack. So when I received my latest baking box from BakedIn, I was intrigued to find that this month’s bake was going to be soft-baked pretzels. Not only that, but these were sweet, covered in… Continue reading Soft-baked Pretzels

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Have you ever tried Whoopie Pies? I hadn’t either, before yesterday. And now I wonder where they’ve been all my life! As part of a bank holiday weekend project, I made these carrot cake whoopie pies to enjoy. They were so much fun to make- essentially, they’re two biscuits sandwiched together and filled with buttercream… Continue reading Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Going bananas for banana bread

The accepted wisdom is that if you haven’t baked banana bread whilst being in lockdown, are you even doing it right? But it’s not surprising that banana bread has been so popular whilst quarantining- it is utterly delicious, the natural sweetness of the fruit lending itself perfectly to baking. I tried out this recipe from… Continue reading Going bananas for banana bread

Christmas Sweet Treats

Happy New Year! Seeing as we are now on the last day of Christmas, I thought I’d post a throwback picture of the dessert table at a Christmas do at my workplace. It was beautifully arranged and the colours made me feel very festive. Looking ahead to a fantastic 2020, full of gorgeous and delicious… Continue reading Christmas Sweet Treats