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Carrot, Orange and Poppyseed Buns

This is one of my favorite recipes, I love the combination of flavours! It’s a great one to make ahead of the long weekend as the buns keep fresh for about 4 days. I shot the buns on this beautiful serving board that the lovely team at BHS kindly sent me. Carrot, orange and poppyseed buns 200g self-raising flour Half teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda 2 …

Lemon layer cake

As some of you may already know, before I started out in my cooking career I worked in retail. This time last year I was working with BHS and based in their head office (while counting down the days to Ballymaloe!). I was delighted to have been contacted recently by one of my former colleagues to work on an Easter baking project with the brand. …

Sophia Webster Shoes

  Did everyone watch The Great British Bake Off on Wednesday? Naturally I was glued to the TV screen!!! It’s great to see so many people excited that the show is back – it was one of the main topics of conversation in work on Thursday morning. Hopefully the new series will encourage even more people to pick up a whisk and bake something sweet …

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

I’m back to baking after over a months break and it’s good to be back with a whisk in my hand again! Its the time of year when blueberries are on special offer in the shops so I thought it was a good time to share a recipe that I developed last year. I especially love the crumble topping on these muffins, they are quite moreish …

Carrot, Orange and Poppy Seed Muffins

So now that all the excitement of Mother’s Day and St. Patrick’s day is over with it’s the perfect time to start planning some Easter baking. I love this time of year, there are so many cute cakes and yummy buns about and not to mention that fabulous 4 day weekend!

Chocolate Cake – The Ultimate Indulgence

I’m just going to admit it straight off, I don’t really like baking with chocolate. It’s just a bit messy and results can often be a bit hit or miss. However, I will get a notion every now and again to bake with it for a challenge and it was on one of those occasions that I came up with this recipe for a chocolate …