Recipe 216 – Apricot and Almond Meringue Gâteau

Wow, four recipes to go – well here’s another one to tick of the list… I intended on cooking this last weekend, but my son found the bag of apricots in the cupboard and managed to munch his way through … Continue reading

Recipe 215 – Victorian Christmas Cake

The last of the Christmas cakes and there’s a picture too with this recipe in the book!  This is, as the heading say,s a traditional ‘Victorian Christmas Cake’ the type that doesn’t have any icing on top, but instead is … Continue reading

Recipe 192 – Continental Cheesecake

It’s been such glorious weather lately that I’ve only baked a couple of things this last week and have completely ignored my blog as it’s been just too nice to sit down and write it up. The first recipe I … Continue reading

Recipe 189 – Date and Walnut Traybake

My last recipe from the ‘Traybakes and Flapjack’ section of the book.  Another one all done and dusted!  I decided to make this recipe as I have had a bag of dates sat in the cupboard now for a couple … Continue reading

Recipe 185 – Cherry and Almond Traybake

It’s never happened to me before, but it did this time – all my cherries sank… Lesson learnt – always do as Mary tells you! Late afternoon baking session as there has been no cake in the house for simply … Continue reading