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Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soya-free, sesame-free, vegetarian and veganNot a coffee flavoured cake but the American classic wonderfully spiced cinnamon streusel cake to be served with coffee

Lime and ginger cheesecake

Lime and ginger cheesecake

This is one of our family favourites, one of those puddings that often gets wheeled out when we have guests over, but for some reason I’ve never posted the full recipe. This is a no-bake cheesecake…

Chocolate tiffin mousse cake – my Platinum Pudding worthy of The Queen

Chocolate tiffin mousse cake – my Platinum Pudding worthy of The Queen

Have you tried my magic four ingredient chocolate mousse cake. if you haven’t you really should because it’s a fantastic showstopper made with just a few ingredients. Everyone i’ve ever served it t…

Chocolate Tiffin Wreath Cake

Chocolate Tiffin Wreath Cake

Our family is divided over the issue of Christmas cake; I make one every year and some of the family devour it like there’s no tomorrow, and others would simply rather have anything else. I&#…

Play-date chocolate cake

Play-date chocolate cake

My little reception-aged daughter is very, very excited today. She has the little girl who she’d most like to be friends with coming round for a play after school. This is big stuff. So, to g…

Chocolate Marble Cake

Chocolate Marble Cake

I seem to be on a bit of a chocolate theme at the moment….. maybe it’s the approach of Easter? Anyway, I needed a quick cake to take over to the girls’ Grandmother (who had their …

Birthday Cakes (always a challenge with no butter and no eggs)

Birthday Cakes (always a challenge with no butter and no eggs)

I’ve just downloaded masses of photos from my phone and come across a few birthday cake photos. If you have a child with a dairy/egg/nut allergy then a shop bought birthday cake is simply not…

Welcome Home Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Welcome Home Chocolate Biscuit Cake

She’s home! Big S came home from her activity camp today and the family is again as it should be. We are so so so pleased she’s back where she belongs. She had a great time, did so much…

Blueberry and Banana Cake

Blueberry and Banana Cake

I had an hour before the girls got home from school and the snack options were looking pretty non-existent – I seem to have stopped buying a lot of snacks with all the baking I’ve been …

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake

To end my 4th July special supper (I know it’s taken a while to post!) I eventually decided upon Big S’s favourite, Strawberry Cheesecake. This version contains soya cream cheese rather…

Banana and Passionfruit Birthday Cake

Banana and Passionfruit Birthday Cake

It was my lovely Mum’s birthday yesterday and I thought I’d make her a cake. I’m not sure she really wanted a cake, but I think anything handmade is lovely to receive and it gave …

Plum Streusel Cake

Plum Streusel Cake

Oh the folly of it! The ripe, reduced plums in the supermarket looked so tempting – it was only when I got them home that it became clear why they were on special offer – over-ripe is s…

Back to Work Double Chocolate Chip Cake with Fluffy White Buttercream

Back to Work Double Chocolate Chip Cake with Fluffy White Buttercream

I’ve been dreading today for YEARS – after six years on a career break, spending wonderful time with my little ones, I’m finally going back to work. That idea alone would have bee…

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Puddings/desserts can be quite tricky if you avoid dairy and eggs – most puds you come across are intrinsically full of the ingredients you want to avoid, particularly any ‘wow, I reall…

Surprising Rich Double Chocolate Brownies

Surprising Rich Double Chocolate Brownies

If you think of the ingredients in a brownie you most certainly think chocolate, sugar and eggs. With eggs a no-go how can you make a brownie that’s a moist ‘truffley’ bar rather …

Apple and Cinnamon Cake

Apple and Cinnamon Cake

I don’t seem to be making much headway with the piles of apples that need using up. I haven’t had time to make chutney and apple galette doesn’t exactly use up many apples! This c…

Birthday Fairy Cakes for School

Birthday Fairy Cakes for School

All children seem to take cakes into school on their birthday, it adds to the excitement of the day and lets the whole class join in the celebration – my girls (due to a restricted diet) hard…

Penguin Themed Birthday Cake

Penguin Themed Birthday Cake

So here it is, the birthday cake for Little S’s birthday party – the theme was penguins. They stuffed their own cuddly toys and the games were Penguin-themed, so they had to feature on …

Golden Syrup Cake

Golden Syrup Cake

This is a lucysfriendlyfoods version of a classic Tate and Lyle’s golden syrup cake – sweet, squidgy and syrupy all at the same time. This cake keeps well, in fact it gets more syrupy a…

Dolphin Themed Birthday Cake

Dolphin Themed Birthday Cake

It’s Big S’s 9th Birthday party today. It’s a swimming party and she absolutely loves dolphins, so the theme was obvious! It took a lot of planning, and I’m not sure it turn…

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