Very Easy Double Chocolate Cupcakes.

This year I was lucky enough to to get two useful calendars for Christmas. My Dad and step mum bought me a “his and hers” cupcake design calendar which is where I write down all mine and my husband’s work commitments. I work as a supply teacher so my work patterns and locations can vary…

Afternoon Tea at the Great Victoria Hotel, Bradford.

A few weeks back I was contacted by the Marketing Team at  The Great Victoria Hotel in Bradford asking if I was interested in visiting their establishment and then writing a review about my experience.  I jumped at the chance and found out the Great Victoria did Afternoon Teas. My lovely friend Sharon from Cake Club…

Sticky Gingerbread Traybake.

Happy New Year to anyone who might be reading this. I’m determined to get back into my neglected blog this year.  It’s been so long but you know what it’s like leading up to Christmas, things just go crazy. Here’s another recipe I had a go at a few weeks ago.  I just love anything…

Pumpkin Slices

I can’t believe I haven’t updated my blog for weeks and weeks.  Time has just slipped by. Even during the Christmas holidays I didn’t have time to log on and update on what has been baking in the SmartCookieSam kitchen. A few weeks ago one of my Cake Club friends very kindly bought a couple…