Lemon Flower Pastry Tarts | Cake Angels

If I haven’t already mentioned it, I’ll say it again. I LOVE Lemon Tarts. So when I was planning some themed Easter bakes obviously Lemon Tarts had to find their way in there somehow. Then I saw it, Mini Flower Lemon Tarts, an adorable bite sized dessert perfect for parties and entertaining. I’m always looking for creative ways to adapt recipes in the kitchen and I just loved this version on SugarApron, who uses flakey pastry and lemon curd. HEAVEN. I wanted to do it a little differently though with sweet shortcrust pastry and Cake Angels Zingy Lemon Frosting and… View Post

Sticky Toffee, Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

So you want soft cookies that are also a little chewy? Sticky cookies that have an element of crunch? And a batch of cookies that once baked last all of 5 minutes? Well hello Sticky Toffee, Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies. The secret ingredient is the combination of light muscovado sugar and flour. The flour gives them the soft texture, but the muscovado holds onto the moisture of the butter, eggs and a hidden gooey toffee centre like a sponge and that sweet sponge means they stay soft, chewy and sticky for days. Only you’re a more restrained person than┬áme if… View Post

Five Ways to Manage Baking Failures

Let me paint a very familiar picture for you all. The baking day begins as beautifully as planned, you’re dancing around the kitchen sifting flour, whipping buttercream, pretty much nailing it, and then you bring your bake out of the oven and something has gone terribly wrong. WHAT? No, uh uh that was not how this day was meant to go? At this point the usual course of action is to either shove it back in the oven in hope that a little more baking will fix it (wishful thinking), staring at it for a good 10 seconds before proceeding… View Post