Tagged: cream cheese frosting

Pistachio Loaf Cake with Salted Pistachio Praline

This would make a superb and easy festive cake, would you just look at the way that topping looks like jewel encrusted gold. I created a completely delicious salted pistachio brittle/praline to decorate my pistachio loaf and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the results....

Treasure-Filled Birthday Cake

Imagine the surprise on the children’s faces as you cut into this cake! Chocolate sponge, covered with white chocolate cream cheese frosting with a hidden centre of candy treasure. It’s enough to put a smile on anyone’s face! This particular cake wasn’t made for a...

Scented Rose Cupcakes

These delightful cupcakes were completely inspired by my travels through the middle east a couple of years ago. Eating turkish delight in Istanbul while musing over the domes and minarets, glinting in the late winter sun it a delicious memory. It is one incredible city...

Unashamedly Kitsch Polka Dot Swiss Roll

A swiss roll to match my dotty pinny! This bake was born out of the need to use up the two cartons of fresh strawberries I had bought a couple of days before for 49p each. For cheap, reduced strawberries, these were surprisingly good when I...

Blueberry Compote and Almond Cupcakes

I picked up these fab paper cupcake cases in Sainsburys the other day, I love the Beefeaters marching round them! They screamed out blueberries so I had a little think. These jolly buns have a moist, light almond sponge, a secret filling of freshly made...

Blueberry Swirl Cupcakes

Rainy afternoons are made for baking, it brings a little sunshine into the house, spreads some cheer. Today was one of those days. The jammy, rippling technique I use in the sponge is something I do often, it can be done with all sorts of...