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  • White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake

    White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake

    By special request, I made this cheesecake recently for our daughter’s 14th Birthday. It’s the one dessert she always orders off the menu and this one got a definite thumbs up!

  • Lemon Curd Layered Sponge Cake

    Lemon Curd Naked Sponge Cake

    Looking for Summer cake inspiration? I’ve used our “never fails” Victoria Sponge recipe as the base for this Mediterranean themed naked cake.

  • Elderflower, Lemon & Courgette Cake

    Elderflower, Lemon & Courgette Cake

    When our pink elder is in bloom and the courgettes are growing like mad in try greenhouse, this recipe is a delicious way to enjoy an early Summer glut.

  • Rhubarb, Orange & Almond Cake

    Rhubarb, Orange & Almond Cake

    If you’re a fan of our Apple Cake, then you’re going to love this cake. Warm almond sponge, spiced up with orange zest then topped with seasonal rhubarb - YUM

  • Guinness Chocolate Bundt Cake

    Guinness Chocolate Bundt Cake

    I’ve been at the cake tin again….the Bundt cake tin! Inspired by a delicious pint of Guinness, I’ve made a Chocolate & Guinness Bundt Cake

  • Orange & Cardamon Bundt Cake

    Orange & Cardamon Bundt Cake

    My new Nordicware Bundt tin deserves a very special recipe and this one is a real showstopper. Look at that shape?!

  • Lemon Meringue Pie

    Lemon Meringue Pie

    For all you Lemon Meringue Pie fans, this really is the ultimate recipe! Got the thumbs up from eldest daughter for her 21st ;-)

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White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake
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