All posts tagged “baking

Mini apple gingerbread donuts

Being baked, these are far healthier than traditional donuts, and their mini size makes them a perfect bite sized treat. The mixture is heavier than cupcake batter, so don’t be tempted to make these into cupcakes if you don’t have a mini donut mould, as […]

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Citrus and marjoram drizzle cake

A perfect alternative to chocolate, this cake makes a wonderful treat for Easter with its lovely spring like citrus zing. Marjoram is not a common herb to use in sweet dishes, but it adds a delicious and unusual twist to the flavour. I’ve made it […]

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Blackberry and almond galette

Galettes are rustic, open pies which you can fill with any kind of fruit and take minimal effort to make. Blackberries are perfect in the autumn, made all the sweeter if you can forage them from the hedgerows. The almond base to the filling adds […]

Chai tea and plum cake

Whilst not as sweet as their juicy peach and nectarine cousins, plums are perfect in this wonderfully moist, fruity loaf cake! It has a lovely spiced flavour and is delicious with a good cup of tea (or iced tea when it is warm!) It is […]

Chilli chocolate courgette cake

This cake is deliciously moist, not too sweet and really quite healthy as cakes go, with no dairy or refined sugar! It’s also very easy to make. Don’t be put off by the courgettes, you can’t taste them. In fact, this is a great way […]