Summer four-berry pie

To bake or not to bake. That seems to be the ultimate question, especially after your first day back at work post-vacation and tired from the three store stops you had to make on the drive home in 34 degree heat. Are you annoyed by my complaining yet? I know I am. So I’ll switch…

Raspberry and lemon cream horns

Cream horns. Everyone knows what those are, right? Wrong. I just have so many questions. Why the horn shape? Is it weird to eat? Do you eat it like an ice cream cone or like a sushi cone? Who thought of it? Especially because the shape requires a special mould. A special mould that I…

Apple treacle tart

This recipe may turn out horribly wrong. I know I say that a lot and it is rarely true, but I clearly disobeyed a direct order from Mary and Paul. Here’s what’s included in the ingredient list: 150g golden syrup (from a tin, not a squeezy bottle) Well let me tell you, I went to…

Snowball meringues

It’s the second day I’m staying inside to avoid snow, so I had to look through the recipe book for something I could (a) make with ingredients that are already in my house and (b) wait a few days to bring to people. And I found one! And it just so happens that they’re on-theme…

Chocolate fudge tart

I am fairly certain I skipped a week. The last time I baked was last last Sunday, so yeah, I’ve skipped a week. But to justify myself, I did bake four things on that Sunday: cheat’s sourdough, two pumpkin pies and a chocolate trifle, so I don’t feel overly bad for taking a break. Tonight’s…