Tag Archives: Sweet

Chocolate hazelnut custard muffins

You might remember that a couple of weeks ago I posted about my go at making Dan Lepard’s “best chocolate muffin you’ll ever eat” using his chocolate custard muffins recipe. I said then that they were nearly perfect, but I … Continue reading

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Brown sugar chocolate cake

I’m a little bit embarrassed to be posting this one. I know that the proof of the pudding is in the eating, but not only is this an appalling photo with which to demonstrate one’s labours, but the cake didn’t … Continue reading

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Sweet saffron fruit buns

Later this week I’m heading back to Cornwall for a little holiday, and to get me back into the mood I thought I’d make some saffron buns. Saffron used to be grown in Cornwall, but as far as I can … Continue reading

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Pirate ship pound cake

Coming from Penzance, it was only natural that a party to celebrate the ending of my exams would be pirate themed. We had about 15 people over for the evening, which provided a great opportunity for preparing a buffet of … Continue reading

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Cinnamon buns

I saw this recipe for cinnamon buns on the Guardian’s website, and immediately added them to my to-bake list. Today I got around to actually baking them. The dough rose spectacularly in the bowl while rising, doubling in size in … Continue reading

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Doughnuts

Walking through Crouch End last week my flatmate and I walked past Dunn’s Bakery, which I’m led to believe is something of a Crouch End institution, although I have to confess to not having yet ventured inside. When we walked … Continue reading

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