Little Easter Cakes: Mini Chocolate Drizzle Bundt Cakes

Bundt Easter Egg Cakes (9)

Little Easter Cakes: Mini Chocolate Drizzle Bundt Cakes In Easter Week it seemed wholly appropriate to concentrate on seasonal baked treats, and as regular Lavender and Lovage readers will know, I have featured some very indulgent cakes and bakes already…….A BIG Easter Cake! Creme Egg Chocolate Drizzle Cake,  Pots au Chocolat with Chocolate Bunnies and of course my… 

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A BIG Easter Cake! Creme Egg Chocolate Drizzle Cake

Creme Egg Chocolate Drizzle Cake (3)

A BIG Easter Cake! Creme Egg Chocolate Drizzle Cake It’s JUST a week away until Easter Sunday, the day when Easter bunny hops around with his basket full of eggs, and egg hunts abound in most people’s gardens, weather permitting of course. It’s a four-day festival, starting with Good Friday and ending on Easter Monday,… 

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Mothering Sunday (Mother’s Day) Recipes: Cakes, Scones, Tarts & Sandwiches

Mothering Sunday Recipes: Cakes, Bakes & Tarts

Mothering Sunday (Mother’s Day) Recipes: Cakes, Scones, Tarts & Sandwiches It’s British Mothering Sunday, (Mother’s Day) this Sunday the 30th of March, time to dust off the best china, bring posies of spring flowers into the house and bake cakes and other delicious treats for our mums. I was hoping to share a new recipe… 

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Irish Eyes are Smiling! Chocolate Guinness Cake & Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse Recipes

Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse

Irish Eyes are Smiling! ~ Rugby, Chocolate & Guinness ~ Chocolate Guinness Cake & Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse Recipes After a nail-biting final day of the Six Nations Rugby yesterday, with me backing England, Ireland beat France in Paris, and the Six Nation’s Trophy was snatched from our hands with that Ireland win! Disappointed though I… 

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Magic Microwave Mug Cakes, Welsh Cakes and Custard Tarts

Traditional Welsh Cakes

Magic Microwave Mug Cakes, Welsh Cakes and Custard Tarts As well as writing and creating recipes for Lavender and Lovage, I also write for several other websites, magazines and publications, and I am a regular contributor for Great British Chefs, a fabulous high quality website that promotes British chefs through their recipes with videos and… 

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Tea Time Recipe: Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezie All-In-One Lemon Drizzle Cake + Giveaway!

Tea Time Recipe: Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezie All-In-One Lemon Drizzle Cake + Giveaway!

Tea Time Recipe: Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezie All-In-One Lemon Drizzle Cake + Giveaway! I don’t know why I haven’t shared this recipe yet, as it is one that I make regularly and is a favourite for cake stalls and also WI cake contests! However, I am rectifying that today and at last I am sharing… 

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Layer Cakes: Tea Time Treats Round-Up Part 2 (June)

Layer Cakes: Tea Time Treats Round-Up Part 2 (June)

Layer Cakes: Tea Time Treats Round-Up Part 2 (June) As my partner in cake crime, Kate, is currently on her honeymoon, having just got sliced spliced, I am posting a Tea Time Treats part 2 round-up – as she doesn’t want to be bothering with cakes right now! Kate’s decadent part one can be found here:  June Tea… 

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A “Secret” Baked Layer Cake: Scottish Rhubarb & Ginger Crunchy Streusel Cake Recipe

A "Secret" Baked Layer Cake: Scottish Rhubarb & Ginger Crunchy Streusel Cake Recipe

A “Secret” Baked Layer Cake: Scottish Rhubarb & Ginger Crunchy Streusel Cake Recipe The lovely Scottish preserves company Mackays sent me a selection of jams and curds recently with the suggestion that I bake something with them, as part of their #bakingwithmackays challenge, as well as creating a new recipe to be shared on their… 

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Divine Dinner Party Classic: Baked Kiwi and Stem Ginger Cheesecake (Recipe)

Divine Dinner Party Classic: Baked Kiwi and Stem Ginger Cheesecake (Recipe)

Divine Dinner Party Classic: Baked Kiwi and Stem Ginger Cheesecake (Recipe) I often have friends over for dinner and although I have a repertoire of fail-safe recipes when it comes to informal gatherings, I like to make something a little different some times, and nearly always based on what I have on my pantry or… 

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The Coffee Challenge with De’Longhi: Italian Coffee Mocha Kisses and Brandy Snaps

The Coffee Challenge with De'Longhi: Italian Coffee Mocha Kisses and Brandy Snaps

The Coffee Challenge with De’Longhi: Italian Coffee Mocha Kisses and Brandy Snaps There is nothing as nice as afternoon tea, unless it happens to be afternoon coffee. I am a bit of a tea and coffee snob, and only drink the best stuff, made in a tea-pot for tea and in a cafetière for coffee. So, when… 

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