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Quicker British Christmas Fruit Cake

This Quicker British Christmas Fruit Cake, is my last minute Christmas cake, that can be made & decorated in Christmas week. Detailed tutorial for this fruit cake, including decorating with marzipan, royal icing & handmade trees. Also includes some alternative easy & quick decorating ideas, for that last minute, rushed bake! Why Make This Quicker […]

Strawberry Reduction -(Concentrated Strawberry Puree For Baking)

Sauces & Buttercream Lessons Strawberry Reduction (Concentrated Strawberry Puree For Using In Baking) Welcome to a lesson on making a concentrated strawberry puree (also known as a strawberry reduction), that can be used in your baking. Apply the same basic technique for any fruit or vegetable puree & take your baking skills up a notch. […]

Simple Fig & Anise Curd

The Best Fig Anise Curd! Fig lovers & non-fig lovers can use this recipe to make home made fig & anise curd. Perfect to use up not-so-fresh figs or even frozen figs. Love figs, love anise or aniseed flavour? Have figs that are no longer fresh? Let me show you how to make use of […]

Easy Jubilee Bakes

Easy Jubilee Bakes By Caro Here are some super simple but very traditional, British bakes, that are all very fitting for the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Try authentic recipes, just as they were developed and how we make them, here in the UK. Follow me on social media: Thanks for reading Happy Baking & Making Happy […]

Lemon Curd Oat Bars

Lemon Curd Oat Bars Softer Alternative To Flapjacks By Caro These Lemon Curd Oat Bars are my softer alternative to flapjacks (oat squares). Super easy to make, these squares/bars, can also be made using apricot jam or Gluten Free flour. *Original apricot recipe on old site September 2018. Updated photos & lemon curd added 22/05/22 […]

World Baking Day Recipes

World Baking Day Recipes By Caro 17th May 2022 marks World Baking Day! Yeh! Now every single day should be Baking Day, but it’s still great that there is a day to recognise and promote the beauty that is baking. History shows that baking might have been around for more than 14 thousand years.  And […]

4 Steps To Cut Parchment For Round Tins

By Caro Quickly & accurately cut rounds of parchment paper to fit round cake pans or baking dishes. 4 simple quick steps for better lining of cake pans. Why Do This? Accurate – more accurate than free-hand cutting or drawing a circle round the pan and then cutting. Uses Less Paper – only cut to […]

Mini Carrot Bundt Cakes

Mini Carrot Bundt Cakes By Caro Mini Carrot Bundt Cakes are a smaller scale version of my classic Carrot cake, perfectly paired with an orange cream cheese frosting. Perfect for Easter and Spring simple baking & using up those mini Easter eggs. WHY MAKE THIS CAKE? 1. Simple To Make/No Knowledge Required 2. Quick to […]