Life

LIFE: Spring Break

Hello my lovelies! I mentioned in my last few posts that I’ve been a bit worn out and that I’ve had a few bits of medical stuff going on. I’ve been in the wars. I have been having a lot of trouble with my teeth and jaw. I have a small operation on my mouth coming up soon. And my…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Raspberry + Elderflower Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s celebrate spring with something small and sweet. Full of bright spring flavour. These cakes are a simple, classic, buttery joy. Drizzled with aromatic glaze. It’s good to feel like a queen from time to time. I…

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Sweets

Real Fruit Marshmallows

Prep Time : 30 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Organised Hello my lovelies! Y’all know I’m obsessed with marshmallows. They’re pretty close to magic really. Pillowy goodness whipped out of a few ingredients. These striking and delicious mallows have no artificial colours or flavours and that’s pretty…

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Sourdough

Fig + Cacao Sourdough

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I know I’ve been AWOL the last week or so. I’ve had some medical things going on and needed some down time. Back with you now. We’re expanding our sourdough repertoire. Adding another product of fermentation…

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Cakes

Spicy Honey Gingerbread

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 60 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I’ve made this loaf a lot in the last few weeks. Tweaking it until it’s perfect. It’s only right to share it. I love a loaf. It feels less cheaty than a cake. They tend to…

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Scones

THE Cheese Scone

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! While you know I love a savoury scone and I’ve posted a few of those I’ve never stumped up with my classic cheese scone. The perfect cheese scone is a matter of much debate. Pilgrimages are…

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Cookies

Plum + Almond Thumbprints

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s start the week with some cookies. Grown up versions of a jammy childhood classic. Nutty crunchy almonds and a dollop of plum jam. All the good stuff. Perfect with cups of tea. Everything is really.…

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Cupcakes

Brandy + Lemon Queen Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies. This one is a classic and a favourite of mine. Golden Buttery cakes studded with currants. I know that ‘queen cake’ has become almost synonymous with fairy cake or cupcake in some circles but I am…

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Yeast Breads

Bavarian Soft Pretzels

Prep Time : 1 Hour total | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 5 hours | Difficulty : A bit fiddly Hello my lovelies! Because I’ve been a bit off schedule with my busy July and my parents visiting this is a super fresh weekend bread project. If I’d known that pretzels would be this easy I would…

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Loaves

Banana + Coconut Bread

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 60 Minutes | Total Time : 1 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I go through phases of eating bananas. I’ll like them for a while and then all of a sudden I don’t really feel like them anymore. This happened last week so I’ve had a bunch…

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