Monday blues have hit me hard. The temperature has dropped and having to head out 5 mins early to de-ice the car isn’t sitting well with me. There are a lot of things I’d rather be doing this time of year and one of them is being sat in a cosy coffee shop with a warm drink. Continue reading “The Coffee Date Series #2: Coffee With Art, Bedford”
This weekend I let my Mum choose the bake! It is her birthday on Tuesday but I am away with work so I made her celebration cake for the weekend. Continue reading “Banana Boston Cream Cake”
Raising money for charity, cakes, tea and friends. What could honestly be a better combination?
When I decided to do my own coffee morning/afternoon tea I realised how much thought had to go into hosting an event such as this. However, it was incredibly rewarding, it was great to socialise with a mix of my friends and family and people really got into the spirit of things. I would encourage anyone and everyone to try doing a charity afternoon tea/coffee morning. Continue reading “How to Host a Successful Charity Coffee Morning”
It’s Autumn! The clocks go back tomorrow, the leaves outside are orange, and the weather is beginning to become chilly. My favorite Autumnal flavor and dessert will always be Apple Crumble. The combination of fruity apple with spices topped with warm custard is simply delicious. This week we’re taking a step away from the cupcakes cases and icing bag, onto a traditionally baked cake! Continue reading “Apple Crumble Cake”
My first review of the series is a belter. Located in a quaint village in Bedfordshire Southill Tea Room is one of the loveliest places I’ve paid a visit to. Before you even walk through the door, the path leading to the door already sets the scene. I and my boyfriend managed to come across this by a google for Tea Rooms in the area on a windy Autumn Sunday. We confirmed this choice with a recommendation from his Mum and off we went. Continue reading “The Coffee Date Series: #1 Southill Tea Room”
If there’s one thing I love more than baking (and my cats) it is going out and eating someone else’s cake with a cup of coffee. Grabbing a cup of coffee and a sweet bite is always a great way when you fancy a catch up with a friend, or to blow the cobwebs on a Sunday afternoon. You can’t go wrong. Continue reading “The Coffee Date Series: An Introduction”
I have made these cakes numerous times. The first time I made them was for my 21st birthday. They were definitely a favourite and everyone thoroughly enjoyed them, even my Dad who’s not a massive fan of cakes! Continue reading “Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes”