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CAKES (75 recipes)

Almond and coconut cake

Banana cake with buttercream frosting and flaked almonds

Banana and chocolate chip loaf cake

Blueberry and cream cheese pound cake

Blueberry muffin cake

Bonfire night chocolate flake cupcakes

Book cover cake – to celebrate the publication of my first novel, Art and Soul

Butterfly cakes – small individual pink and yellow fairy cakes with wings

Cappuccino swirl layer cake – delicious coffee cake with caramel buttercream icing

Caramel cupcakes with caramel buttercream

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and walnuts

Carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Cherry cake – vanilla sponge cake with glacé cherries

Chocolate and coconut Lamington cake

Chocolate and vanilla marble cupcakes

Chocolate and vanilla marble loaf cake

Chocolate chip cupcakes with yellow and blue buttercream icing and rocket cupcake stand

Chocolate finger cake. Sponge layer cake with a border of Cadbury’s chocolate fingers

Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate buttercream icing

Chocolate microwave mug cake – no scales, no oven, no problem!

Chocolate nest cupcakes with chocolate buttercream and chocolate eggs

Chocolate orange butterfly cakes

Chocolate, vanilla and caramel four layer cake with caramel buttercream frosting

Coffee sponge cake with cappuccino buttercream

Cream sponge cake with single cream in the cake batter

Double chocolate Easter cake – perfect for the arrival of spring!

Easter Creme Egg chocolate cupcakes

Flower-shaped birthday cakes (two colour sponge cake)

Giant ring doughnut / donut sponge cake with pink glaze and multicoloured sugar strands

Gingerbread cake

Golden syrup sponge cake

Halloween brownie cupcakes – a layer of chocolate brownie topped with orange or green sponge

Halloween chocolate brownie and colourful sponge layer cake

Heavenly chocolate cake with chocolate fudge frosting decorated with white chocolate shavings and gold sugar stars

Honey and ginger cakes with optional sticky honey glaze

Ice cream cake (ice cream + flour = cake)

Ice cream cone cakes (cupcakes). Cake baked into flat-bottomed ice cream cones topped with a buttercream swirl

Kid’s car birthday cake

Kid’s digger / building site chocolate birthday cake

KitKat chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream

Lemon cake with feathered icing

Lemon cupcakes with lemon buttercream icing

Lemon curd swirl sponge cake

Lemon drizzle cupcakes

Lemon layer cake with lemon curd and buttercream filling

Mini baked doughnuts (donuts) with coloured icing and sugar sprinkles

Mini egg cookie layer cake

Mini rosette cupcakes (with 2 colour icing)

No bake chocolate cheesecake with mini eggs

Nutella and cinnamon cake

Old school jam and coconut sponge cake

One-bowl banana cake

Orange sweetie cake

Pecan and almond loaf cake

Piñata cupcakes – surprise sweetie centre cakes made using docdensed milk

Race circuit kid’s birthday cake – a race track in the shape of the birthday number!

Rainbow sponge layer cake with white buttercream icing

Raspberry and coconut cupcakes

Raspberry cupcakes with orange sugar drizzle

Raspberry ripple cake with raspberry flavoured buttercream

Raspberry ripple cupcakes with raspberry buttercream filling

Raspberry and walnut loaf cake

Red velvet cake with white chocolate buttercream

Red velvet mini bundt cakes – a good festive baking idea

Salted caramel beach cupcakes

School jam and coconut sponge cake

Shredded Wheat chocolate nests with golden syrup and mini eggs

Simple old school sponge cake with white icing and multi-coloured sprinkles

Snickers (Marathon) no-bake cheesecake

Sooty cake (aka Guinness and chocolate cake) with chocolate buttercream and white chocolate shavings

Stracciatella chocolate chip sponge cake

White chocolate fudge cake with salted caramel buttercream

White chocolate layer cake with raspberry buttercream filling

Yoghurt cake

Yoghurt cupcakes

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Banana and peanut butter muffins

Banana, raisin, oat and honey muffins

Cherry scones – easy to make and perfect for afternoon tea

Chocolate caramel Chelsea buns

Chocolate fudge muffins with chocolate cobweb decoration (great for Halloween!)

Chocolate peanut butter muffins

Double chocolate muffins

Halloween muffins with cute oreos spider decorations

Hazelnut muffins with crunchy topping and chocolate hazelnut cream centre

Iced finger buns

Jam doughnut muffins

Mint chocolate muffins (featuring Mint Aero)

Snickers muffins (with buttercream swirl frosting)

Split tin loaf – bread made with white and wholemeal flour

Tomato, basil and goat’s cheese loaf

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BISCUITS / COOKIES (24 recipes)

Almond and coconut macaroons

Caramel smiley face biscuits / cookies

Chocolate biscuits – only 4 ingredients needed. Heart-shaped for Valentine’s Day!

Chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate-dipped macaroons – coconut and chocolate treats

Chocolate fudge crinkle cookies

Chocolate hazelnut pastry twists

Chocolate toffee melts – chewy chocolate biscuits with sweetie centres

Christmas vanilla biscuits (trees, gingerbread men, hearts and stars all with iced decoration)

Festive reindeer biscuits and Christmas tree cookies

Gingerbread women and bears

Jam and butter thumbprint biscuits

Jam and lemon curd tarts

Jammy heart biscuits

Lemon melt icing sugar cookies

Melted snowman biscuits – a cute festive bake

Melting moments custard powder and icing sugar cookies

Mini Nutella croissants – ideal for using up puff pastry

Nutella cookie cups – chewy biscuits with a chocolate hazelnut centre

Peanut butter, choc chip and oat cookies

Quick golden syrup cookies

Two tone heart-shaped and flower-shaped biscuits

Vanilla biscuits /cookies (hearts and stars)

Viennese finger biscuits

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Baileys, Nutella and cheesecake brownies

Chocolate, almond and white chocolate brownies

Chocolate brownie cupcakes with buttercream frosting

Cadbury’s Caramel chocolate brownies – heart-shaped for Valentine’s Day

Chewy chocolate oat squares

Chocolate cheesecake brownies

Chocolate hazelnut button slice

Chocolate honeycomb squares (featuring Cadbury’s Crunchie)

Chocolate peanut butter squares (for fans of Reese’s Pieces!)

Chocolate tiffin traybake – no bake biscuit cake

Christmas tree chocolate brownies

Diane’s delights (white chocolate tray bake)

Easy, four-ingredient flapjacks

Flapjacks – made using condensed milk

Homemade fruit and seed cereal bars

Jaffa Cake chocolate orange brownies

Jammie Dodgers white chocolate blondies

Jammy shortcake biscuit bites

Kinder Bueno cookie bars

Lemon bars, an easy tray bake

Lemon shortbread

Malteser chocolate biscuit bars (no bake!)

Mars Bar and Rice Krispies cake bites

Millionaire’s shortbread

Mint chocolate brownies (featuring After Eight mints)

Mint millionaire’s shortbread with Halloween decorations

Oat and pecan squares with caramel and chocolate

Raspberry and white chocolate blondies (white chocolate brownies)

Rice Krispies stars – puffed rice cereal, marshmallow and white chocolate treats

Red velvet swirl brownies (with cheesecake layer)

Maltesers Rocky road

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Amaretti chocolate torte

Bounty bars – homemade chocolate coconut treats

Chocolate and hazelnut snaps – crunchy hazelnut brittle dipped in dark chocolate

Chocolate and mint layered fudge

Chocolate marshmallow penguins! Cute, sweet treats perfect for parties

Chocolate orange cups – handmade chocolate

Easy rainbow chocolate truffles – a no-oven recipe, safe and fun to make with kids

Giant choux buns (profiteroles) filled with whipped cream and topped with melted Terry’s chocolate orange

Hot chocolate fudge pudding

Jane’s caramel Rolo fudge

Marshmallow snowmen! Fun, festive treats with chocolate hats and buttons

Microwave sponge jam pudding

Mint Oreo and white chocolate fudge

Old school jam and cornflake tart

Peanut butter and caramel fudge

Peppermint creams – classic fondant sweets

Valentine’s oreo chocolate bark

Valentine’s chocolate-topped Florentines

White chocolate and peppermint Christmas bark

White chocolate and strawberry heart truffles

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(Recipes for the cakes which feature in my first novel, Art and Soul)

Cappuccino swirl layer cake – delicious coffee cake with caramel buttercream icing

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and walnuts

Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate buttercream icing

Raspberry ripple cake with raspberry flavoured buttercream

Red velvet cake with white chocolate buttercream

Old school sponge cake with white icing and multi-coloured sprinkles

White chocolate layer cake with raspberry buttercream filling

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