Weekend Bakes: Did You Know? Vegan Chocolate Cake Is Great!

Good evening, you gorgeous lot. I awoke today with a newfound sense of positivity after (frankly) a bit of a shock when I woke yesterday morning. I’ve been busy in my kitchen all day working on a new tutorial for Cake Decorating Heaven Magazine and preparing¬†for The Cake & Bake Show in Manchester this weekend. Who’s coming along? I’ll be … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Giant Iced Biscuit Time

Were you a child in the 90s? If you were, chances are you have been presented with at least one Giant Iced Biscuit in your time! This was just a silly thing that I did in what was probably only an hour of actual work – not including chilling, baking, and cooling – because I could. Having the new kitchen … Read More

Weekend Bakes: A LIVE Tour of My New Kitchen This Afternoon

Good morning, you gorgeous lot. The builders moved out on Tuesday this week. The kitchen refurbishment is now complete. The last few days have been spent finding a place for everything, cleaning EVERYTHING, and returning order to the house after 3 weeks. The dust gets everywhere, right? But enough of this because I want to show you around my new … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Join me at The Cake & Bake Show in London

I am going to be baking all weekend… at The Cake & Bake Show, London ExCel. If you love to bake and are based anywhere near London, you are not going to want to miss the show. It starts tomorrow and runs until Sunday so you will have plenty of time to visit. Because I have the attention span of … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Bake it for Macmillan

I spent the day in my Mother’s kitchen yesterday! I was making a start on my baking for my vinyl party for Macmillan Cancer Support tomorrow. Yes, it is almost here and I will stop sounding like the broken record that I am and droning on about an event that probably only a handful of you can get to… as … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Take Some Time to Relax

I’ll be honest with you, I’ve been posting later and less regularly than I like to this week as I have been under the weather! It was always in the post and, as it turns out, the post-Goodwood lurgy was delivered right on schedule… and kind of put a dampener on my week. Enough of all of that moaning!¬†It kicked … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Reviving a Classic

It’s all go here at the moment. The car is being packed to groaning point with some of my favourite frocks, more shoes than I need, and more hats than I can conceivably wear in a weekend! Yes, I’m heading down to The Goodwood Revival. I’ll be back in the Kenwood Kitchen (on the High Street next to Tesco, for … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Chocolate Mud Cakegasm

Sometimes, all you need is Chocolate Mud Cake. Just click on the words any time you see them to be taken to the recipe… you’ll crack sooner than you think. I am a guest at another Wedding today… two very dear friends are tying the knot this afternoon and those who follow me on Instagram may have seen my little … Read More

Weekend Bakes: The Only Reason to Peel a Pistachio

There is only ever one reason to peel a pistachio: that reason is to bake the most seriously glamorous Pistachio & Raspberry Cake. There is no other reason. It is fiddly as hell. I do promise you that the effort is worth it and I totally recommend this recipe for all of your weekend baking needs. I will be baking … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Do as I Say AND as I Do

Today, I will be mostly putting the final decorative touches to tomorrow’s wedding cake. Those of you who follow me on Instagram will have seen the process. Yesterday, I was filling the cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and covering it with white sugarpaste. Wedding cakes are a three-day process, which began the day before last with the bake. So for … Read More