Baked Goods

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Carrot Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

Carrot Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

Having spent most of his birthday bored to death in the car as we drove from The Lake District all the way back to Essex, I thought I should make it up to little Gabriel. Like a lot of mothers, I wanted to be the best and in one area I excel is food. For […]

Chocolate Brandy Torte

Chocolate Brandy Torte

On Valentine’s Day I put on my baking mitts and got to work. While neither Neil nor I are obsessed with the commercialised “special” day we thought it wouldn’t hurt to treat ourselves to something sweet. What I loved most about this cake was its contrast. Outside it was cracked, hard and almost crunchy and […]