Victoria Sponge

Vegan Victoria Sponge Cake

Vegan Victoria Sponge Cake

The last two weekends the UK has been hit by storms, first storm Ciara and then storm Dennis, battering winds, floods, the only thing to do is stay in and bake a Vegan Victoria Sponge Cake, light lots of candles and snuggle down with a cup of tea and a…

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Limoncello and Strawberry Balsamic Sponge Cake

Only a few weeks ago my beloved Blog turned three years old, like I said in my birthday post, a lot has happened in three years, I have learnt so much, my baking has progressed and my Blog has become extremely popular. Over the years I have loved using Blogger…

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Spelt Flour Victoria Sponge

I love cookery books, but I have to confess to being a bit of a cookery book snob. Book after book appear, but many are so boring and so repetitive. To make it onto my bookshelves a cookery book has to offer me something new, something exciting and something a…

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The Queen’s Jubilee & Childhood Memories

It’s the start of half-term and as usual I am in the kitchen preparing pancakes for brunch for my brood, its a tradition in our family and one that, however old the Children become, a tradition they still love and always ask for. Watching Luca licking the bowl of a…

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Mother’s Day Cake

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, I am hoping to be totally spoilt and hopefully not have to do any cooking or baking for myself, but I have made a very special Mother’s Day cake for my Mum that I would like to share with you. It is fairly simple, but…

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Everyone needs a good basic sponge recipe

Everyone should have a simple, but works every time sponge recipe in their repertoire, something that you can knock up in seconds and can adapt.   My recipe comes from a cookery book that I have had for over 22 years, pages have now fallen out, there is no index,…

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