A Brace of Sponge Cakes

You can’t have too much of a good thing, right? Apparently not correct; sponge cake may be good but coffee sponge cake gets the thumbs down from my family. Continuing my efforts to bake everything in Mary Berry’s Baking Bible, cover to cover, I moved on to cake no. 3, which is a coffee sponge.… Continue reading A Brace of Sponge Cakes

Easter baking

My quest to bake everything in Mary Berry’s Baking Bible continues apace with some Easter baking: Hot Cross Buns and Easter biscuits. I have baked hot cross buns before, although I’ve never bothered with the pastry crosses. To be honest, I don’t think I’ll bother with them again. They’re a bit of a faff at… Continue reading Easter baking

The Classic of Classics

Ok, so this is my second blog, in which I intend to share my baking adventures, including my self-imposed challenge to bake all the recipes, mostly in order, in Mary Berry’s Baking Bible. I should probably explain that the first chapter is Classic Cakes and consists of the author’s takes on go-to cake recipes. It… Continue reading The Classic of Classics