Hot Cross Buns

Sorry for the delay in writing up this recipe.  It seems as though Easter was ages ago now and it was only flicking through the photos on my phone a week or so ago, that I realised I’d made these … Continue reading

Chocolate Sticks

I actually baked these last week, but due to building work still going on and ‘paid’ work and time spent with the family, I haven’t found time to type this and several other recipes up.  These ‘buns’ sounded just up … Continue reading

Recipe 213 – Gâteau Saint Honoré

Another one to tick of the ‘Special Cakes’.  I knew from the start that this was going to be a long afternoon of baking, as this recipe takes up 3 pages in the book and, much to my disappointment, didn’t include … Continue reading

Recipe 206 – ‘Boozy’ Fruit Cake

I haven’t made a ‘proper’ fruit cake for quite a while now and there are, I think 3 left to bake, so I thought it about time another one was ticked off, otherwise I’m going to be left with all … Continue reading

Recipe 201 – Traditional Parkin

I’ve definitely got my baking bug back… Traditional Parkin is the next recipe  I’ve chosen to bake.  Having remembered to buy another tin of black treacle the other day, I had no excuse not to bake this.  Mary says the … Continue reading