Cakes, Pudding

Tipsy Cake

Traditionally Tipsy Cake is made in a bowl with the sponge cake cut in pieces, soaked in alcohol and then smothered in whipped cream – a simpler version of trifle. My version of Tipsy Cake is actually a cake that you can cut into slices and is a quickly made […]

Christmas, Cakes

Boiled Fruit Cake for Christmas

My Christmas Cake for this year is going to be a jazzed up version of my Old Fashioned Boiled Fruit Cake – I’m calling it simply Boiled Fruit Cake for Christmas. You can make this type of fruit cake nearer to Christmas as it does not need to mature like […]

Cakes, Desserts

Strawberry and Orange Drizzle Cake

This Strawberry and Orange Drizzle Cake was described by one of the ladies that works in the tearooms as ‘a slice of sunshine on your plate’ and is one of my alternatives to the classic Lemon Drizzle Cake. I have two other Lemon Drizzle alternatives – Raspberry and Lemon Drizzle Cake […]

Cakes, Desserts

Lemon Cake

My Lemon Cake is another popular cake in the tea rooms and I have received many compliments for it. It is an especially lemony lemon cake as I douse the sponge layers in lemon syrup. Use Butter for the Lemon Cake Do use butter to make this lemon cake – […]

Cakes, Desserts

Coffee and Walnut Cake

This Coffee and Walnut Cake is soft and moist with delightful coffee and walnut flavours and a creamy coffee buttercream icing. It is quite an easy cake to make and is very popular in the tea rooms, along with some of my other cake recipes – Classic Carrot Cake, Chocolate […]