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The vast majority of the recipes are suitable for vegetarians (or can be easily tweaked to make them veggie friendly.  Gluten Free recipes are marked GF and can also be found by using the search facility.

There is always a print version of the recipe at the end of the blog entry.

2lb Loaf Tin Cakes

Apple and Cinnamon Cake

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Cake recipe adapted for spelt flour

Cherry & Almond Cake

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Fudge Icing

Courgette Cake

Courgette Cake (reduced oil version)

Cranberry, Orange & Walnut Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Ginger Cake GF

Orange and Rosemary Cake

Pear and Amaretto Cake

Spiced Sultana Cake

Biscuits, Scones and Small Cakes

Anzac Biscuits

Chocolate Cherry Crumbles

Chocolate Cookies

Coconut Ghriba (Moroccan Cookies)

Coffee Treats

English Macaroons GF

Ginger Biscuits

Rock Cakes

Scones, Cheese and Herb

Scones, Fruit

Shortbread Biscuits

Shortbread Biscuits, Dainty

Shortbread Biscuits, Lemon & Thyme

Muffins and Cupcakes

Banana and Walnut Muffins

Breakfast Muffins

Chocolate Cupcakes with Cherry Brandy Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Icing

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

Mini Carrot Cakes

Prune and Amaretto Muffins


Quinoa and Barley Energy Bars


Basic Wholemeal Loaf

Bread Rolls

Bread Rolls, Hedgehog Shaped

Seeded Wholemeal Loaf


Lemon Posset GF

Mango Fool GF

Norfolk Treacle Tart V


Curried Salad and Bean Soup V GF

Puy Lentil and Thyme Soup V GF

Squash and Fava Bean Soup V GF

Sweet Potato and Chilli Soup V GF


Carrot and Mustard Seed Salad V GF

Starters / Light Meals

Mini Gluten Free Pancakes with a Savoury Topping V GF

Main Courses

Bean Bake with Sage and Onion, and Boozy Cranberry Sauce V GF

Baking Tips

Really lemony drizzle cake tips on how to get a lovely lemony flavour to your cake

How to get the drizzle in your Lemon Drizzle Cake – how to get the lemon drizzle to sink into your cake

Divide the Mixture into Equal Portions – how to get equal sized biscuits and small cakes

Scones – the secrets of successful scones

It takes two to tango – bake the Orange and Rosemary Cake and the Sultana Cake recipes together as they each use half a large orange

Reviews: Ingredients

Almond Extract Paste, Taylor & College

Cocoa Powder

Reviews: Equipment

A Good Solid Baking Sheet from Lakeland

Magic Non-Stick Liner from Lakeland

Judge Rice Cookers

OXO Good Grips Julienne Peeler