Gin and Tonic Cake

Gin and Tonic Cake

Gin and Tonic cake, cake and alcohol, does it get better than that? At uni, my housemate Connie and I spent many a time baking various alcoholic baked goods. From Corona cupcakes, to Guinness cakes and Pimm's icing. When I recently visited her, we decided to make this loaf cake. We followed the Good Housekeeping

Scones

Baking. Baking is something both my Gran and Grandma both loved. So much time spent learning the craft of the perfect bake, from shortbread to fairy cakes to scones to all the tips and tricks. Eg, to make Golden Syrup easier to get out of the jar, just heat a tablespoon in hot water, then

Cheese Scones

Cheese Scones

Another Delia Smith classic, good old cheese scones. Yes savoury scones are controversial, but add some chutney, or load it up as a petite sandwich. This was admitedly, my first time ever making savoury scones. Having only made plain and fruit scones a couple of times before. My theory was following the mentioned Delia Smith

Festive Baking - Christmas Tree Brownies and Rudolf Cupcakes

Festive Baking

Oh it's the most wonderful time of the year. I am definitely one of those people that gets overly excited by Christmas, candles on, jumpers on, songs singing. At least that's what I did on Sunday whilst doing some festive baking. Two super easy recipes that I copied from pinterest or my work colleague. Christmas

Peppermint Slices

A quintessential fine piece. For anyone asking, a fine piece is a North Eastern Scottish word for a baked good. You would have a fine piece with a fly cup. Peppermint slices, buttery biscuit base, mint icing, dark chocolate. A biscuit version of an after eight. Ingredients: 400g hobnobs or other biscuits 300g butter 280g icing