Carrot and pecan cake with orange icing

This is my sister Mella’s most favourite cake of all and we make it all the time! Ingredients 1 cup of caster sugar 3 eggs 1½ cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bicarb ½ tsp salt 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup sunflower oil 2 cups of finely grated carrots…

Marmalade Loaf with Orange glaze

This beautiful, moist orangey cake with chunky marmalade is so delicious! Ingredients 150 g Unsalted butter, softened (Plus extra for greasing) 100 g caster sugar 100 g light brown sugar Zest of 2 oranges Juice from ½ orange (Reserve the remaining juice to use in the icing) 3 large eggs ¼ tsp salt 75 g…

Orange and thyme Madeleines

There are many different variations on the basic madeleine recipe. My sister’s madeleines are almond flavoured with a tangy orange and thyme syrup drizzled over them.

Lemon Meringue Pie

Another family favourite and the perfect addition to any tea. My mom and I both love lemons and this lemon meringue pie recipe lets the lemony flavour come through

Chocolate cake

For all the chocolate cake lovers out there, this is so easy and so delicious. With the perfect texture and flavour balance – this recipe is a family favourite – original recipe from my Granny Hazel