Tag Archives: Cake

Off Baking

I have been getting used to a new oven. It has been a bit of a disaster, really. I was beginning to think nothing would come out right. My baking has definitely been off. The first cake baked in there … Continue reading

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Party Time

No, not for the jubilee. We’re celebrating a ninth birthday here!

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Cooking Time

Guess what we’re making! All the ingredients are all there and ready, and at this moment all the fruit is in the pan, smelling very alcoholic and absorbing all the orangey rum-ness it has been boiled in. Obtaining all the … Continue reading

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Date Cake Fingers

These are the perfect combination of delicious and easy. It is basically a two egg sponge mix with no raising agents, combined with the same weight of chopped dates, and is so, so, so simple and quick. Ingredients 100g/ 4oz … Continue reading

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Luckily, Mr PC got out and did some shopping while we were away, because we needed one of these the day we got home: If you have to buy a cake rather than make it, I would recommend the Cadbury … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake

We have celebrated a birthday here. For the record, I had absolutely nothing to do with the decoration of this cake, other than saying ‘Go for it!’. It wasn’t random, no. There were flowers: And Miss 9’s painstakingly crafted message: … Continue reading

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Thank You CBBC

Yesterday was the last day of the holidays. My girls were watching television, a cookery programme. Junior Masterchef or something similar, I think. They both rounded on me – ‘Why don’t we cook? That girl started when she was TWO!’ … Continue reading

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