Caramel Cake | Hello! Hooray!

Caramel cake

Today is World Baking Day and so I had to share a cake recipe with you! I made this caramel cake for my Mum’s birthday last month, and the recipe originally comes from the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook (it’s a recipe by Nelly Ritchie who is in the Newcastle CCC – yay!). It was the first time I had made it but it was super easy – I just went a bit mad with the milk in the buttercream and it ended up being a little too runny as you can see! But it tasted amazing so nobody was too bothered 🙂  Read More

Banana bread | Hello! Hooray!

Banana bread

Some of you will already know that we only eat bananas in cake or bread form! Tom isn’t a fan of fruit, and I can’t get on with the texture of bananas at all. But in a cake, we both agree that they are delicious. This was the first banana bread recipe I ever made, and I was surprised that it wasn’t already on my blog to be honest! I found the recipe so long ago that I now have no idea where it is from, so I’m sorry that I can’t link up to the original recipe. I have scribbled ‘light brown sugar’ next to where the original recipe said to use caster sugar – I think the brown sugar really makes a difference here. Whatever you use, it’s really easy to make and is a good way to use up brown bananas – the browner, the better.  Read More