Oreo Rosette Cake

Back in the last week of August I finally was free to go along to one of Wharfedale Clandestine Cake Club’s events.  This was the first time I’d managed to get along, there was always something else happening.  Thankfully being the summer holidays I had more time and I was free to go along beingContinue reading “Oreo Rosette Cake”

Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake- Great British Bake Off Technical Challenge.

I’ve already been back at work for over two weeks now but for our school training day at the very beginning of the year we always have a shared lunch.  As I love baking I always bring in the pudding or some cake.  This time as normal I brought along some peanut butter and chocolateContinue reading “Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake- Great British Bake Off Technical Challenge.”

Coffee and Walnut Sponge Cake from Delia’s Cakes

I’m beginning to catch up with my blog posts now, this week has been a bit of a mix up as I’ve been recovering from a minor operation.  Thankfully all went well and I’m more or less back to normal now despite still feeling tired. The operation took place on Monday but before that IContinue reading “Coffee and Walnut Sponge Cake from Delia’s Cakes”

Frosted Walnut Layer Cake from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible.

Last week it was my turn along with two others to provide supper for all the ladies at my local WI meeting.  When we sort out the supper rota at the beginning of the year I always volunteer to do my turn depending on when the school holidays are.  Luckily this time I managed toContinue reading “Frosted Walnut Layer Cake from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible.”

Cooking The Books March 2014- Chocolate Birthday Cake from A Passion For Baking.

Now for the last challenge in my Cooking The Books challenge using Jo Wheatley’s  A Passion For Baking.  I had already signed up to take part in a Virtual Cake Event with The Clandestine Cake Club which was taking place this weekend.  This is designed for members who can’t always get along to a cakeContinue reading “Cooking The Books March 2014- Chocolate Birthday Cake from A Passion For Baking.”

Mojito Cake

My husband doesn’t really care much for birthdays.  To him they’re just another day on the calendar.  Until he met me, that is! He says he doesn’t like a fuss and big celebrations but I think you should mark the day in some way or another. A few weeks ago we were talking about birthdaysContinue reading “Mojito Cake”

Amaretto Cream Cake from The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook.

This was a blog post I started writing at the beginning of January but ended up being sidetracked by other commitments.  I remembered only today, a month later about this bake. So better late than never, I suppose! I’d forgotten about the blog post but not about this yummy cake.  So this what I hadContinue reading “Amaretto Cream Cake from The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook.”

The Great British Bake Off Christmas Special- Mary Berry’s Tunis Cake.

As I type, it’s now December 30th. the rain is lashing against the windows and it feels decidedly un- Christmassy. I’m catching up on all the blog posts and getting up to date.  It’s been great to veg out at home and I’m now feeling totally relaxed.  I won’t be saying that this time nextContinue reading “The Great British Bake Off Christmas Special- Mary Berry’s Tunis Cake.”

Mocha Marble Cake from The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook.

A couple of weeks ago I was looking for a quick pudding or dessert to bake for Sunday lunch.  I had always wanted to bake the Mocha Marble Cake from The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook after tasting it when my friend had made it for one of our local cake club events.  It had goneContinue reading “Mocha Marble Cake from The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook.”

Chocolate Mocha Hedgehog Birthday Cake.

Who had a chocolate hedgehog birthday cake as a child?  I can’t remember having one myself but I do remember my mum making me a Mr Greedy cake when I was about 6 or 7!  It was iced with pink buttercream and I loved it as I was a huge fan of the Mr Men.Continue reading “Chocolate Mocha Hedgehog Birthday Cake.”