Terry’s Chocolate Orange Loaf Cake

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Terry's Chocolate Orange Loaf Cake - A moist chocolate loaf cake, packed with chunks of Terry's Chocolate Orange, and decorated with even more chocolate orange! If you love Terry's Chocolate Orange, you're going to love this cake! After my recent recipe for Terry's Chocolate Orange Millionaire's Shortbread I've had a craving for all things chocolate orange. I've had this cake in my head for a while. I wanted something deeply chocolatey and satisfying, with a good hit of chocolate orange. I ...

Cherry Upside Down Cake

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Cherry Upside Down Cake - A delicious cake made with almonds, and topped with summer cherries! We've spent the last few days sorting out our new flat in East London, ready for Andy to start his new teaching job in September. Finally all the paperwork is sorted, and we have the keys, so now we're doing the fun part of packing everything in boxes. Over the past six years living abroad I've accumulated a lot of stuff in my Mum's loft, so its all coming down and being sorted.  Coming back from Hong ...

No Bake White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheesecake

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No Bake White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheesecake - A delicious no bake cheesecake, with a digestive and amaretti biscuit base and a smooth, creamy white chocolate and amaretto filling, decorated with raspberries and almonds! This time last year we were on our honeymoon in Venice. We could only squeeze in a four day trip before we needed to be back at work so we  decided on a short European city break. I was a bit worried before we went that it would be too short, or it just wouldn't feel ...

Lemon Drizzle Layer Cake {for our 1st wedding anniversary!}

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 Lemon Drizzle Layer Cake - Three layers of fluffy, tender lemon sponge, drizzled over with lemon syrup, and filled with lemon curd and buttercream. A true summer celebration cake! On Sunday Andy and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary. I can't believe its been a whole year since our wedding day! We celebrated with dinner at a Thai restaurant on Saturday night, then Sunday we barbecued in the garden with family. We sat around the fire pit sipping on drinks, much like we did on the 6th ...

Lemon, Blackberry and Olive Oil Cake

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Lemon, Blackberry and Olive Oil Cake - A light, fresh and summery cake, made with olive oil and blackberries, and topped with a mascarpone cream. A delicious dessert for summer! Every time I leave the house at the moment I've got my eyes firmly fixed on the hedgerows. I'm eagerly awaiting the arrival of this year's crop of blackberries, with plans to bubble up jars of bramble jelly, bake some blackberry crumbles, and freeze a few punnets to make blackberry and apple pie with when the apples are ...

Strawberry Cupcakes

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 Strawberry Cupcakes - Fluffy vanilla cupcakes filled with freeze dried strawberries and strawberry jam, and topped with vanilla buttercream and fresh strawberries. Perfect for Wimbledon! There are few things that scream British summer as much as the Wimbledon fortnight. Last week me and Andy were lucky enough to spend the day at Wimbledon. We arrived in time for the gates opening, and spent the morning wandering around the grounds. What you don't really see when you're watching on TV is just ...

Peanut Butter KitKat Cupcakes

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Peanut Butter KitKat Cupcakes - Rich chocolate cupcakes with a creamy peanut butter centre, topped with chocolate buttercream and peanut butter KitKat bites I can't remember the last time I made cupcakes! I have a strange suspicion I haven't made even a single batch this year. Obviously this is something I need to change, because few things can be better than biting into a freshly baked fluffy cupcake, topped with plenty of smooth and creamy buttercream. Make that cupcake chocolate, and of ...

No Bake White Chocolate Mojito Cheesecake

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No Bake White Chocolate Mojito Cheesecake - A buttery ginger biscuit base, topped with a smooth creamy white chocolate cheesecake flavoured with lime and rum, and finished with a boozy mint cream. The perfect summer dessert! In March my little nephew James was born. I may be slightly biased, but he really is the most gorgeous little man. He has us all completely smitten and utterly in love. He's the first baby in the family, meaning Sunday was my brother's first Father's Day. With the weather ...

Pimms Cake

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Pimms Cake - A delicious three layer sponge filled with mascarpone cream and strawberries, topped with strawberries, orange, and mint, and drizzled with Pimms syrup. All the elements of your favourite summer drink in a cake! After a strange and busy couple of weeks, I find myself unexpectedly relocated back to the UK. We were always planning the big move later in the summer, but here I am, a little earlier than planned. I've said goodbye to the skyscrapers, beaches and fried rice of Hong Kong, ...

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Fudge Cake

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Chocolate and Salted Caramel Fudge Cake - Two thick layers of deliciously tempting chocolate fudge cake, filled with chocolate buttercream and salted caramel. It's not that long since I brought you a fudge cake, in the form of this Creme Egg Chocolate Fudge Cake, but Easter is long since gone, and I thought it was time for another simple but impressive chocolate fudge cake you can use for birthdays, picnics, barbecues and celebrations this summer! So here we are, my Chocolate and Salted Caramel ...