Cakes

Lemon + Thyme Polenta Cake

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! How about a bit of cake? A bit of cake that is pretending it’s spring. Bright lemon with a touch of aromatic thyme. I used to hate the texture of polenta in things. I just didn’t…

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Cakes

Fig + Walnut Chocolate Truffle Cake

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! Let’s do something nice for Mum. We don’t do enough of those. How about a decadent chocolate truffle cake. To help y’all get back in your Mum’s good books. We are folding walnuts and figs in…

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Cakes

Banana Cake + Sesame Caramel Buttercream

Prep Time : 15 + 25 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! We need some cake to cheer us up in this grey weather. Banana cake is a family favourite. It’s the all time favourite cake of a few of my nearest and dearest. The cake…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Not-Birthday Hazelnut + Nectarine Friands

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy-ish Hello my lovelies! We’re feeling a little bit french and a little bit fancy today. Perfect for a not-birthday treat. One of my favourite people has a hard time at her birthday. But that doesn’t mean she shouldn’t have…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Spiced Honey Cupcakes

 Prep Time : 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Going back to work is hard. You deserve a cupcake. These spiced honey beauties are soft and sweet and filled with comforting spices. We’re not quite ready to let go of Christmas completely. I…

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Cakes

Apple + Raspberry Loaf Cake

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 70 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This cake is for crossing seasons. Right now we are in the little lull before spring and summer fruits really kick off. There is still some citrus. But the apples are not at their best. So…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Buckwheat + Honey Madeleines

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 6 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I love to experiment with different flours. One of my all-time favourite books is Alice Medrich’s Flavour Flours. I made the buckwheat genoise sponge from that book and it was utterly delicious. It set my little…

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Cakes

Fig, Apricot + Ginger Cake

 Prep Time : 15 + 5 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Fruitcake is a polarising food. People love it or hate it. I personally love it. But I am alone in this in our household. So the solution? A smaller cake that you can have…

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Cakes, Yeast Breads

Brown Butter + Cinnamon Kugelhupf

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly Hello my lovelies! I’ve been going on about it enough. So here is a delicious buttery, spicy version of my new favourite thing. I am here to help you get over a fear of yeast. And show you it…

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