Category Archives: Tray Bakes

Mini Ginger and Chamomile Sponge Sandwich Cakes

Well, I think it’s time to say goodbye to Ginger Month.  It’s March and I’m now thinking about planting vegetables, ready for the spring.  We have asparagus root (a valentine’s gift), courgettes, narcissus and a variety of herbs. I’m looking … Continue reading

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Mummy Cake Pops!

These were LOVELY to make!! I can’t say they were copied/inspired/taken from anyone in particular – they were an accumulation of internet image searches for mummy cakes!  There were some really, really cute ones, despite how scary they were meant … Continue reading

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Belgian Chocolate Cake Pops

Mmmmmm, I could lick one right now! Cake pops – not something I thought I’d ever try until the boys asked for one recently.  So, on Sunday, I decided to experiment.  I had some chocolate cake in the freezer I’d … Continue reading

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Peppermint and Chocolate Battenberg

It’s been a fine, fine few days here in the North East of England. We’ve seen some spectacular weather, alongside some of the worst.  Hot and sunny or windy and raining.  A tale of two halves.  So what could be … Continue reading

Posted in Almonds, Apricots, Battenberg, Chocolate, Chocolate sponge cake, Fondant icing, Ganache, Icing, Layer cakes, Mint, Novelty Cakes, Sponge cake, Tray Bakes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Cappuccino Squares with White Chocolate Frosting

It’s forecast for rain today. Somehow, though, with the doors open, the sun beating down, sailing boats out in the harbor, the sea lazily lapping the beach and a blue, blue sky, flecked with pillowy clouds, I can’t imagine how. … Continue reading

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Carved Selfridges Cake (Cakebook Britain)

Finally, it’s back to normal and regular posting!!  A mad last couple of weeks at school and then the first week away on the South Coast of Britain, ‘wild camping’ hasn’t left much time for blogging, but, as promised, here … Continue reading

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Oasis Guitar Cake…..

The chocolate, royal iced Oasis Guitar cake I made DURING OUR OFSTED INSPECTION … Yes. Go on. Respect where respect’s due….. I really don’t mind if you clap.  Or even “Hurrah!” I am such a martyr to my baking… LOL! … Continue reading

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Lemon Meringue Pie

PLEAASSEEEEE visit me AT:     MoosPantry  I’d LOVE to talk cake!!!!  Or music – goth/metal/grunge/post-punk etc….!!! Anyway, my oven is a fan oven – can you tell? It DEFINITELY isn’t working is it? Tee hee… However this was a … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake with English Roses

“Laaaaand of Ho-ope annnnnd Gloooooooooooory…” The sounds of jubilee songs permeated the air over HRH.  Would you believe that our place of work has the initials ‘HRH’?  You couldn’t make this stuff up… What fun we had – everyone convinced … Continue reading

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Chocolate Tray Bake Cake

It’s been a mad weekend.  First the dentist, then a trip to Birmingham and then on to Leeds to see a band and D’s cousins. (Mark Lanegan Band for those of you with similar interests in music).  Leeds is a … Continue reading

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