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Traditional British Scones In The Air Fryer

My popular British Scones can easily be made in an air fryer, provided you stick to my tips for a successful rise. No matter how small your air fryer, you too can make these scones. With added bonuses of the fryer using less power, saving money & not making the kitchen hot so you can […]

Tea Party Recipes & Coronation Ideas

This is my Tea Party Recipes & Coronation Ideas page. Use me, a flame-haired Scot, as your guide to providing a template to which recipes would make a great tea party. The true authentic British recipes, which will also be perfect for a big or small, coronation party too. Do this on a budget, using […]

Mini Chocolate Bundt Cakes With Easter Surprise Inside

These mini chocolate bundt cakes with Easter surprise, are perfect for Spring baking and gifting. An easy & quick chocolate orange bundt cake recipe, that is egg & butter-free (and can be vegan too). Topped with a simple chocolate orange glaze that you can add some Baileys Orange Truffle liqueur too (if you like), to […]

Classic Victoria Sandwich Cake For Beginners

Let me guide you in making Classic Victoria Sandwich Cake for beginners, but also for those who struggle to get the perfect rise, and light open texture this British iconic cake has. Fill just with jam, or add berries and whipped cream. Includes lots of tips along the way, as well as how to stop […]

Funfetti Sprinkle Cake For Beginners

This is my beginner recipe for a Funfetti Cake. Learn how to make this sprinkle filled layer cake, filled and topped with a buttercream that is perfect for tall layer cakes. Includes detailed directions, process photos & tips for stacking layer cakes. This simple cake is sure to impress for a birthday, Mother’s Day, or […]

Buttercream Tutorial For Beginners

Buttercream Tutorial For Beginners, is one of my theory lessons for beginner bakers. Use in conjunction with my structured sweet & savoury lessons, to be the best baker you can be! Use as a master buttercream recipe, while you also master the art of baking from scratch. Learn how to make your own homemade buttercream, […]

Wholemeal Butternut Squash Banana Bread

Wholemeal butternut squash banana bread, is a healthier take on well-loved banana bread. It makes use of butternut squash (or any squash or pumpkin puree), that is considered a superfood with its many antioxidants1. And made with wholemeal flour, it is a perfect way to get these benefits, bake from scratch & use up those […]

Tropical Pineapple Coconut Cake Truffles With Leftovers

Tropical Pineapple Coconut Cake Truffles, are my easy recipe using leftovers. Leftover Christmas fruit cake, cookies & coconut. No need for buttercream frosting or cream cheese, these cake truffles, can be made from pantry staples. Make beautiful handmade Valentine’s, Christmas or birthday gifts and taste amazing. Pineapple And Coconut Cake Truffles Easy Cake Balls Using […]