Category Archives: Easy cakes

Banana, Nut and Chocolate Muffins

I should call this post ‘why this blog was invented’ but it doesn’t sound as appetising as its current title. Muffins were one of the first things I ever baked and, as the photo below shows, I’ve used this recipe … Continue reading

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Best Ginger Cake Ever: Nigel Slater again

I make no apology for another Nigel recipe, mainly because if there were such a thing as an Oscar of cake recipes, this one would win it. In fact I might think up a name for such a prize because … Continue reading

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A Summer Birthday Cake: Nigel Slater’s Blueberry and Pear

I love to bake, especially for birthdays, but summer birthdays pose a particular problem. Not only do I not want to spend too much time in a hot kitchen, but I also don’t want to create something too sweet, dry … Continue reading

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World Cupcakes

Oh I’ve been enjoying that joke all day. I’ve never made cupcakes before but since I’m currently freelancing at a broadcaster where the World Cup is an enormous deal, I wanted to shoehorn my little joke into today’s kick-off. The … Continue reading

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