Chetna's Basque-cheesecake

Honeyed Basque Cheesecake

This creamy, burnt cheesecake recipe from Ed Smith’s Crave is melt in the mouth and cloud-like! Ingredients600g cream cheese120g golden caster sugar2 eggs300ml double creampinch salt2½ tbsp runny honey40g plain flour Method– Pre-heat oven to 220°C/ 200°C with a fan. – Grease 8” round cake tin – springform or loose-bottomed if possible. – Line with double baking paper cut slightly … Read More

Chetna's Raspberry-cake-with-almond-and-lemon

Raspberry Cake with Almond & Lemon

This cake is light and fluffy with the refreshing, summery touch of lemon, almond and raspberry. It’s great for picnics! Ingredients For the Cake Batter200g caster sugar 200g self-raising flour (or plain flour + 2tsp baking powder)200g softened butter4 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract1 tsp baking powderzest 1 lemon (unwaxed) For the Syrup50g caster sugar50ml water50ml almond liqueur/Amaretto (optional) Filling250g … Read More

2 Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

Easy after school snacks! Eggless Chocolate mug cake4 tbsp golden caster sugar4 tbsp plain flour1 tbsp cocoa powderpinch of salt (1/8th tsp)pinch of baking powder (1/8th tsp)3 tbsp milk2 tbsp oil (I used rapeseed oil)5 pieces of dark chocolate Whisk all ingredients together in a large mug. Microwave at 900 W for 1 min 20 seconds Vanilla Mug Cake with … Read More

Red Velvet Cake

This red velvet cake is really moist and super delicious. The stunning colour of the sponge looks beautiful against the contrasting cream cheese icing.

Basil and Nectarine Frangipane Cakes

I am really excited to share this Gluten free, Guilt free recipe made by Baking Star Kate Henry. These Basil and Nectarine Mini Frangipane cakes are super delicious and light.

Just desserts?

We are in week 4 of The Great British Bake Off already and its dessert week! Its summer time which can only mean one thing- Loads of rain! The bakers were tasked with making 12 identical crème brûlée. I do like a nice crème brûlée and just like Mary, I don’t have a blow torch. Mat made coconut and lime, which I loved the … Read More

The Great British Bread week

So it was ‘Bread week’ in The Great British bake off this week. It started with fresh looking Mel and Sue, as enthusiastic as ever, asking all the bakers to make a Quick Bread. These are breads without yeast made with baking powder or bicarb, which sounds more like a cake to me! Anyways they all start swiftly. Matt and Nadiya … Read More

Caramel Sauce

This is a very easy, quick caramel sauce to make at home, perfect for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, ice-cream, cheesecakes! The possibilities of using this gorgeous caramel sauce are endless.

Here come the biscuits!

Biscuit Week! It was Week Two and that meant Biscuit week on the Great British Bake Off. For the first challenge of the week they were asked to make biscotti. I love biscotti and was really looking forward to what flavours the bakers would come up with. Alvin chose jackfruit, unusual to use in biscuits. I love jackfruit and the … Read More