Cakes · layer cakes · Uncategorized

Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Homemade rose jelly and hibiscus tea flavor these buttery little sponge cakes.  Rose hibiscus Victoria sponge cakes are dainty so these are perfect for afternoon tea or parties. Last week I made some rose jelly with roses from my garden. The jelly has a subtle rose flavor – perfect for an old fashioned tea cake… Continue reading Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Bread · Uncategorized · Yeast Bread

Marmalade Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Spices, candied orange peel and a decadent ball of chocolate ganache make these marmalade chocolate  hot cross buns outstanding. My sister always hated raisins. She thought they looked too much like chocolate chips so it was deceptive to use them. I’ve never shared my sister’s dislike for raisins but I do love chocolate and orange.… Continue reading Marmalade Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Cakes · cheesecakes · Uncategorized

Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

This creamy no-bake cheesecake with a hint of orange and chunks of peaches is topped with a blackberry mead jelly. The pistachio and butter cookie crust perfectly complements the flavors in the cheesecake. Better yet, you can prepare a Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake in about 30 minutes. This week was incredibly busy. We had a… Continue reading Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

Bread · Breakfast · Donuts · Uncategorized

Brioche Donuts Filled Three Ways

Brioche donuts filled three ways – dark chocolate, lemon and raspberry – gives your family variety without too much effort. I’m not a morning person. I usually get up around 9 and it’s not until about 7 PM that I’m fully awake. Friends can call me any time. They know if they need a late… Continue reading Brioche Donuts Filled Three Ways