Vagabond Baker

Apple Crumble and Custard Muffins

My friend Emma sent me a challenge for an apple and custard muffin, as a custard lover this grabbed my interest immediately. I gave it some thought, I’ve made apple muffins in the past so I just needed to give them a heart of custard,...

Rolo Brownie Cupcakes

I might have gone a bit overboard with these cupcakes. Originally they were simply going to be a basic chocolate sponge topped chocolate buttercream, some caramel and a Rolo. They evolved to become individual Rolo Brownies, with a caramel centre, topped with chocolate caramel swirled...

Hokey Pokey

Hokey Pokey, that is what I love to call this honeycomb candy. It’s a witchy, Halloween kind of name that honours the season. I guess it comes from the fact that it appears to be made up of poked out holes! It is perfect for...

Apple Upside-down Pudding Cake

Check this baby out for a wonderful autumnal pud! This is one of my favourite desserts, light sponge topped with soft apple in a buttery cinnamon syrup, served warm with lashings of cream or custard. It’s easy to make too. There are three young apple...

Chocolate and Raspberry Petit Fours

Completely inspired by this weeks episode of  The Great British Bake Off, I just had to have a go a some Petit Fours. Petit Fours {Petit Four translates as little oven} are mouth sized cakes or pastries which are often served at the end of...