My 29th Birthday

Last month was my 29th Birthday! I didn't really have much planned for my birthday but I said to my Mom and Boyfriend about going to the Safari Park as we had a free return and I love animals. Thankfully we had good weather for our trip out, we had a lovely day out together … Continue reading My 29th Birthday

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Visiting my Sister in Bangor, Wales & My Trip with Mom to the Safari Park

I know I haven't posted a recipe for a while, my Mom had a couple of weeks off work so me and my parents visited my sister in Bangor, Wales and stopped at hers for a few days and me and Mom went to the Safari Park. Visiting my Sister in Bangor, Wales My sister … Continue reading Visiting my Sister in Bangor, Wales & My Trip with Mom to the Safari Park

Victoria Sponge Sandwich

I have posted recipes on my blog from cakes, muffins, cookies, tarts and even a dog biscuit recipe. Then I thought I don't even have a simple Victoria Sponge recipe, its the cake that everyone probably started out baking with their Mom as a kid, I know it was mine. Traditionally a Victoria Sponge which is … Continue reading Victoria Sponge Sandwich

My 25th Birthday

Last week was my 25th Birthday and it was also my Sisters Dionne's 40th Birthday. I have two older sisters Karen and Dionne, and mine and Dionne's Birthday are a day after each other. My sister Karen had planned on doing her a BIG cake seen as it was a special birthday, she asked if … Continue reading My 25th Birthday

Carrot & Walnut Cake

I wanted to make my friend and his family a cake as I have been going round there quite often. His whole family are so nice and they make you feel so welcome and comfortable when I'm round there, I asked what cake they liked and his mom said that she liked Carrot Cake. I … Continue reading Carrot & Walnut Cake

Raspberry & Apple Crumble Cake

The other day I got a tweet saying that I should change my blog name to 'Perfecting Raspberry Bakes' which made smile, as I do have a slight addiction, okay maybe more than just slight but they are just so delicious. So here I am sharing another recipe with you and yes its got raspberries in it … Continue reading Raspberry & Apple Crumble Cake

Toscakaka – Swedish Caramel Almond Cake

I have finally got my laptop back after it going in for a service, I was getting withdrawal symptoms after being without it and not being able to post this next bake. A while back my Lakeland order arrived (I always get excited about new bakeware goodies) I got a 7 inch loose bottomed square … Continue reading Toscakaka – Swedish Caramel Almond Cake

Birthday Chocolate Fudge Cake & Cupcakes

Just thought that I would share a quick post with you all about the Birthday Cake and Cupcakes I made this weekend for some friends of mine. This weekend it was my friends Birthday BBQ / House warming party, very lucky to still have some nice weather, I think it has been warmer than our actual … Continue reading Birthday Chocolate Fudge Cake & Cupcakes

Battenburg Cake #RenshawBakeOff

Last week I entered the #RenshawBakeOff Challenge. Challenge 5: Marzipan Cakes With the marzipan challenge, you could create any cake or bake you wanted but you had just had to make sure that it included marzipan. I decide to go with the Classic Battenburg, the traditional yellow and pink chequered cake wrapped in marzipan, I … Continue reading Battenburg Cake #RenshawBakeOff

Sticky Lemon Cake

This sticky lemon cake recipe comes from The Great British Bake Off: Learn to Bake book, my brother got it for me the Christmas just gone. So before he was heading back to Uni I thought that I would make him something to take back with him from the present he got me, and he … Continue reading Sticky Lemon Cake