Desserts

Whole Chocolate Ginger Cake on a plate
Cakes, Christmas, Desserts

Chocolate Ginger Cake

The tea rooms is now closed for the winter and we will re-open in the spring. This means that I can now spend more time preparing for Christmas. I was about to make a traditional fruit cake for Christmas as I do every year when I thought “Why not break […]

Close up of cooked apple dappy - raisins, scone dough and apple pieces
Desserts

Apple Dappy

I found some Red Windsor apples in the supermarket this week and used them to make my version of an old fashioned pudding called Apple Dappy, which is made using a scone dough as pastry. I found the original recipe in the Pudding Club Cookbook by Keith & Jean Turner […]

Raspberry cream sponge whole on white plate
Desserts

A Delicious Raspberry Cream Sponge

Here in the UK the summer holidays are over and the children are back at school but there are still plenty of summer berries in the shops, so I thought it is not too late for another summer dessert. This Raspberry Cream Sponge is made with a very light fatless […]

Chocolate Roulade roll cut on a plate
Desserts

A Classic Indulgent Chocolate Roulade

With the August bank holiday weekend approaching I am getting organised to cook a special Sunday lunch for the family. Somehow, getting together with my family this year seems so much more important. So this week my recipe is my granddaughter’s favourite ever dessert – chocolate roulade! Serving Suggestions Chocolate […]