Overnight Tea Loaf

I’m still excited about the launch of the new Clandestine Cake Club cookbook and can’t praise it enough.  Now I’ve got my copy I can’t wait to try my hand at everything in the book.  It’s difficult to know where to start though as all the recipes look fab. I thought I would start with…

Lemony Lemonade Cake from the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook

As the organiser of Knaresborough and Ripon Clandestine Cake Club I have been really excited by the publication of the new cookbook.  I was so excited when my copy arrived in the post and I couldn’t wait to see what I could bake first. There are so many recipes that I want to bake that…

The Clandestine Cake Club- Being Filmed By BBC Look North

On Friday 15th February Lynn Hill the founder of The Clandestine Cake Club,  a few members from the Leeds club as well as some of the Yorkshire based group organisers all got together and met up at the beautiful Arch Cafe in the centre of Leeds.  The Arch Cafe is situated next to the St….

Jaffa Cake Cupcakes

My son is obsessed with Jaffa Cakes and if I didn’t stop him would happily wolf his way through multi packs of the stuff.  If he is ever with me in the supermarket he always asks if we can have a packet of Jaffa Cakes in the trolley.  I do occasionally treat him but every…

The Hummingbird Bakery Home Sweet Home Recipe Book

On Valentine’s Day I did not receive a huge bouquet of red roses, I did not scoff my way through a huge box of luxurious champagne truffles. In fact I can’t be doing with Valentine’s Day and all the nonsense that goes with it. I bake my family a cake and fulfill orders for those…

The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook

The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook by Lynn Hill As written on the back cover of the book:- “Across the UK and beyond, thousands of home bakers meet with one simple mission: bake, eat and talk about cake. Now, founder Lynn Hill and the members of the famous Clandestine Cake Club reveal their favourite recipes, from…

Cherry Bakewell Jam Sandwich Shortbread Cookies

A couple of weeks back I was shopping in my local Sainsburys and spotted the latest in the series of 30 Best Loved Recipes where each week a new recipe book is issued featuring a well known food brand.  This was the fifth book in the series and featured Bonne Maman jams and compotes.  I…