Desserts

Cakes, Desserts

Pear and Walnut Gingerbread Traybake

This Pear and Walnut Gingerbread Traybake is inspired by a community orchard local to me – Crowborough Community Orchard. They celebrated Blossom Day in April 2024 and I was there helping them raise funds by selling this traybake and my Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake, plus mini apple pies and mini […]

Cakes, Desserts

Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake

This Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake is dairy free and egg free so is suitable for vegans or anyone with problems digesting dairy or eggs. It is based on a recipe for ‘Six Minute Chocolate Cake’ in the Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts. I was inspired to come up with this […]

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 – […]

Desserts

Strawberry Meringue Gateau

In June and July British strawberries are at their best so this is the time I like to make my Strawberry Meringue Gateau in the tea rooms. As I write this Wimbledon is on too so it’s a doubly perfect time to try this very popular dessert. It’s also quite […]