A Simnel cake is a light fruit cake packed with dried fruit and pockets of marzipan throughout the cake, a layer of marzipan in the middle and another one on top, decorated with 11 marzipan balls to represent Jesus's 11 disciples (excluding Judas of course).
This is a fabulous recipe to have a go at this weekend with your children. A simple, quick and easy to do bake that is well, quite simply, delicious! Chocolate Chip Muffins...
Who doesn't love a mince pie and to me, Mince Pies are an essential during the festive season. The smell of them cooking conjures up memories of Christmases past and make me feel a tingly warmth inside with anticipation for the forthcoming celebrations.
Granola bars make a great alternative to cereal at breakfast time or a snack when you're out and about. They are simple to make and you can always mix things up and bit by changing the seeds, nuts and dried fruit combinations that you add. Very versatile are these little beauties!
Sometimes, I think those simple bakes with a touch of je ne sais quoi are the best. Light, airy and simply delicious. Also ideal to accompany a cup of tea in the late afternoon when you just need that little pick me up. Lemon Drizzle Cake is certainly one of those types of cake in my book.
I don't know about you, but often if I have an admin day and am sitting at the computer for long periods of time processing orders, ordering deliveries and catching up with emails and customers, I get a bit peckish come 11 o'clock.