Mary’s cherry cake

I guess the same way Paul is king of the breads, Mary seems to be queen of the cakes. I know it’s been a few weeks since I last baked-and-blogged, but it’s actually only been two days since my last bake (snickerdoodles) and five days since my second-to-last bake (sourdough). I just haven’t talked about…

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…

Blueberry and lemon bread pudding

Bread pudding. Is there anything more British? Probably, yeah. But it’s still quite British and, to someone who’s never had it before, quite confusing. You take stale bread and soak it in an eggy milky mixture and then cook it? Actually, sorry, I just described French toast. Bread pudding—is there anything more French? Now, in…

Lemon curd Swiss roll

Similar to the chocolate savarin, today’s recipe title isn’t limited to “lemon curd Swiss roll.” Its full title is actually “Diana’s Mum’s Sunday Tea Lemon Curd Swiss Roll,” but since that title is convoluted and just way too long (come on, Diana), I’m limiting it to the basics. My first Swiss roll. It’s apparently a…

Maple and lemon drop scones

This one-spoon recipe has been on my radar for quite some time. I purchased real maple syrup ages ago specifically to use for this. I’ve had two lemons in my fridge for about a week, just waiting to be used. And finally, I got a chance to do it. At least twice, if not thrice,…