Cake recipes

Some of my favourite cake recipes.

My new favourite brownies

This brownie recipe from Dan Lepard is my new favourite. I’ve made it many many times and each time people claim they are the best. brownies. ever.


Chocolate cupcakes with caramelised white chocolate icing

Moist, chocolatey cupcakes with a butterscotch-like icing made from caramelised white chocolate – my new favourite ingredient.


Chocolate macaroons

My chocolate macaroon recipe with lots of tips and tricks for perfect macaroons.

How to make perfect macaroons

Banana, coconut and pecan friands

Dense, nutty cakes – crisp on the outside and soft in the middle.


Blackberry cupcakes

Adding blackberries to the icing makes these cupcakes less sweet than usual, but just as pretty.


Blueberry streusel cake

A grown-up cake: flavoured with maple syrup, rosemary, thyme and lots of blueberries.


White chocolate and hazelnut cake

A delicious hazelnut sponge cake, covered in white chocolate buttercream.

White chocolate and hazelnut rose cake

Wedding cakes

I’ve been busy making wedding cakes this year and wanted to share what I’ve learnt along the way.


White Russian cupcakes

Cupcakes doused in Kahlua and topped with a boozy icing.


Carrot Cake

This is the easiest, tastiest carrot cake recipe ever. Based on an American recipe, it uses sunflower oil instead of butter which gives it that dense and moist carrot cake character.

carrot cake