Monthly Archives: January 2014

Snowman and holly cupcakes

I brought these cupcakes into work as a Christmas treat.  They went down well during coffee break! They were chocolate cupcakes decorated with snowmen made using sugarpaste and holly made using sugarpaste.  Perfect for Christmas.  The boxes make them nice … Continue reading

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Open Access Cake

I made this cake for a voluntary group of which I’m a member called ‘Repository Network Ireland’ who held a workshop in Dublin on October 25th 2013 during international open access week.  This is just a simple vanilla sponge with … Continue reading

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Christening Cake

This is a christening cake I made for my niece Gráinne in July 2013. It is a two tiered cake, the bottom tier is vanilla sponge, made using the BBC’s recipe for ‘Easy Vanilla Cake’ which I would highly recommend.  The … Continue reading

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Custard Slices

Here are some custard slices (my husband’s favourite!).  I shop bought the puff pastry to save time and made the custard.  It needs 5 eggs and a strong hand to stir it into a good, thick consistency.  There is a … Continue reading

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Fluffy Lemon Pudding

Here is a Fluffy Lemon Pudding I made using Rachel Allen’s tried and tested recipe.

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Baked Cheesecake

Here is a slightly blurred photo of a Baked Cheesecake with raspberry coulis on top.  Easy enough to make and easier again to eat! and here comes the slice

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