Red velvet cupcakes

IMG_7234While lots of Valentine’s Day things are aimed at couples, it’s also the perfect day to show your friends and family what they mean to you. Something that you could do is host a Valentine’s themed afternoon tea and these cupcakes would be perfect to feature on it! Red velvet is a massively popular cake in today’s market and it’s not hard to see why. With just a hint of cocoa and a slight tang from the white wine vinegar, this cake is absolutely scrumptious when paired up with cream cheese frosting, giving the right mix of sweet and subtly sour. Of course, this isn’t a Valentine’s bake without a chocolate-dipped strawberry on top! Continue reading “Red velvet cupcakes”

Light ginger cake

26906717_10156165189351579_1298562352_oHello everybody and welcome to the first recipe of 2018! We’re so pleased to be back in the swing of things and to kick off our weekly recipes, we’ve got a ginger traybake to share with you all. This was an absolute hit at our most recent meeting, so for those of you that couldn’t come along, you can make this at home to try! It’s perfect for those of us that are watching what we eat this year, as this recipe uses naturally sweet dates and rapeseed oil instead of butter. Continue reading “Light ginger cake”

After Christmas cakes

nuts-in-jars-resizedWe’ve all heard of Christmas cake, filled with nuts, fruit and topped with a sheet of white icing, but have you ever heard of after Christmas cakes? They’re great for using up any leftover bits and pieces, including chocolate! If you’re stuck with a bit of a miserable afternoon over the next few days, this will be perfect for keeping kids entertained. This is a tried and tested WI recipe, so you can be sure that it’s great.
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