Category Archives: Cake

Blueberry and Pistachio Ricotta Cheesecake

Today is Father’s Day and it’s easy to get swept up in making sure your kids have come up with something creative for their Dad and forget to be thankful for your own Dad and remember how lucky you are … Continue reading

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Carrot, pear and pistachio crumble muffins

This Sunday is Mother’s Day… panic sets in if you’ve not realised this already followed by a mad dash to the card shop and a visit to the interflora website. Of course if you have little kids, you’ll need to … Continue reading

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Chocolate fudge celebration birthday cake

Today Will celebrates his 34th birthday and of course all birthdays must be celebrated with an over the top birthday cake. And what I lack in creative flair, I definitely make up for in chocolate over-load when it comes to … Continue reading

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Blood orange, almond and ricotta cake

Sunday lunches are something of an institution at the Smiths, much like many families across the country. Sitting down round a big dining table, food piled up in serving dishes, shouts of ‘pass the roast potatoes’ from one end of … Continue reading

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Blueberry chai breakfast muffins

Christmas was as busy as ever with a trip down to Cornwall to visit Will’s parents and of course a mandatory trip to the seaside on a glorious morning when the sun finally decided to come out for a brief … Continue reading

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Individual spiced fig and almond tortes

Last weekend our little family hopped in our jam packed car and headed for the seaside for a long weekend and a family wedding. We weren’t heading for just any seaside, but an idyllic spot with a beautiful white sandy … Continue reading

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Coconut carrot ‘cake’ protein energy balls

I’ve been trying to get rid of my afternoon sweet tooth which appears pretty much as soon as I take the last bite of my lunch… you know the one, where all you can think about is having a piece … Continue reading

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