22 healthier bakes for the New Year

January is typically the healthiest month of the year with everyone trying to eat wisely and lose weight after the excesses of the festive season. BritMum’s bakeaholic Jenny Walters at Apply To Face Blog has no such aspirations but reveals how you can still get your bake on and stay relatively diet conscious in this…

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Baking: Chocolate cake recipes to make your mouth water!

Hello and yet another warm welcome to this month’s Baking Round-up. Pull up a chair, pour a hot cup of what you fancy, I have a real peach for you. This month’s theme is Chocolate cake, an absolute classic and out and out favourite in homes all across the land, including and especially mine. For…

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Baking: Recipes with nuts

Are you nuts about baking?   I certainly am, I love to use all sorts of nuts when I bake, and judging how quickly I was offered links for nutty bakes for this post I am not the only one! Technically nuts are one-celled fruits with a dry shell.  Hazelnuts, chestnuts, acorns and cashew fall within…

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Baking: Cakes – The Creaming Method

The main ingredients for making cakes are flour, fat, sugar and eggs. These are used in varying proportions which will influence the method by which the cake is made. Today I am taking a look at cakes made by what is called the creaming method. Creaming is the baking term used to describe beating the…

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Baking: Last minute Christmas party bakes

Well, this year has gone fast, hasn’t it! I can’t believe that it is now just a few days before Christmas. Are you all prepared?  I for one am not and it’s going to be the usual rush to get it all done.  If you are anything like me then I am sure you will…

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