Prinsesstårta (Swedish Princess Cake)

Prinsesstårta (Swedish Princess Cake)

Let me start by saying that this is one of my all-time favourite cakes. I first tried it about a decade ago in the Swedish flat-pack wonder-warren that is Ikea, and swore I’d eat one every birthday and probably every weekend from that day forward. 

Peach & Blueberry Shortbread Crumble

Peach & Blueberry Shortbread Crumble

I love a crumble! It’s such an easy pudding to whip up, and requires no particular forward planning. The fruit fillings vary depending on what’s left in the fridge, but I rarely stray far from my regular crumble topping, full of oats and seeds. (Check 

Salted Caramel Millionaires

Salted Caramel Millionaires

These classic biscuity bars are so chewy, crumbly and chocolatey – everything you’d want in a sweet treat, really – and the perfect partner to a really good coffee! I’ve given these bars a little twist with the salted caramel element, but you can reduce 

Swedish Semlor Buns (Shrove Tuesday Buns)

Swedish Semlor Buns (Shrove Tuesday Buns)

I’m always excited to dip my toe into Scandinavian creations, so when I first saw a photograph of these I just had to give them a go! Semlor buns are a massively popular bakery treat and were traditionally enjoyed during the run-up to Lent, but 

Mini Cherry Brandy Fruit Cakes

Mini Cherry Brandy Fruit Cakes

Recently I posted my all-time favourite Christmas cake recipe. Now, with just one week until Christmas, you’re unlikely to make a proper big cake any time soon; in fact, you’re probably already sick of the festive season and prepared to hurl a mince pie at 

Cherry Brandy Christmas Cake (with icing guide)

Cherry Brandy Christmas Cake (with icing guide)

As Christmas is fast approaching, I’m excited to share my Christmas cake recipe, which, actually, is a fabulous fruit cake you could make any time. It has evolved over the best part of a decade and my strong sense of sparkly kitsch has led me 

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

A banana loaf was, if memory serves, the first cake I made from Nigella Lawson’s undisputed classic, How To Be A Domestic Goddess. The unmistakeable, sweetly nostalgic scent of baked banana filled the kitchen and my heart burst with pride as I pulled the golden 

Garfield’s Pumpkin Pie

Garfield’s Pumpkin Pie

I’m a winter girl at heart – no doubt something to do with both my birthday and Christmas falling in the same month – but I also love autumn. The turning of the leaves, the chilly morning air and the near-permanent whiff of cinnamon wafting