Another birthday cake today, for my lovely sister Carolyn. Eaten in the midst of party food, cocktails and highly competitive family games! Advertisements
We have arrived in Somerset for a family Christmas – and there are cakes and sweet things everywhere! I had a slice of fruit cake earlier and having just got … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 10
Mmm, hard to beat a traditional lemon drizzle cake with a sharp and sweet crispy coating and soft yellow sponge. I enjoyed this one this afternoon with my lovely friend … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 9
Today’s sweet indulgence was a fantastic sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream. Substantial without being heavy, studded with flavoursome dates and sitting in a pool of light toffee sauce. … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 8
Today’s cake is a little twist on what you might expect – a lemon cheesecake! Always an intriguing mix of tart citrus and sweet biscuit crumb. Classic.
A festive-themed cake for me today: a Stollen slice. Rich fruit, yummy marzipan, a scattering of icing sugar. A tasty Christmas treat!
Have had a great day out in London today. First up, a traditional visit to Borough Market with my friends Fiona and Rohays. No cake there (although I did have … Continue reading The Twelve Cakes of Christmas – Day 5