Pineapple Upside Down Cake

View my step-by-step video                     We’re going vintage with the ever popular Pineapple Upside down cake. Around the 1920’s ovens were just getting introduced and prior to this, most homemakers make their cakes in a skillet. In 1925 the Hawaiian Pineapple company ran a contest and … Continue reading Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Black Forest Battenberg – British Royal Cake

View my step-by-step video           Thanks to Misty Ricardo for the King’s voice over – https://www.youtube.com/user/MistyRicardo Battenberg is a truly classic British cake. Earlier this Spring, I made a classic Battenberg for Ruby’s baby shower. I decided to switch things up this time by making a Battenberg cake influenced by the … Continue reading Black Forest Battenberg – British Royal Cake

Christmas Fruitcake with Rum, Brandy, Fruits & Nuts

View my step-by-step video             Your fruits need to be soaked for 20 – 365 days – Click here For as long as I can remember, I loved to eat a piece of fruitcake at Christmas at my families or friends houses. Since my boys were little and my hubby … Continue reading Christmas Fruitcake with Rum, Brandy, Fruits & Nuts

How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

View my step-by-step video         A slice of Rum or Brandy infused fruitcake heralds the warmth of Christmas. If a bite of boozy doesn’t give you the warm and fuzzies, I don’t know what will! All over the world fuit cakes of different sizes and colours make their way over to the … Continue reading How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

Battenberg – British Royal Cake

Click here to see my step-by-step video This recipe has been on my bucket list for a long long time. My love affair with the Battenberg started on a trip to London when I was 18 years old. Years later a friend of mine made the Battenburg on the popular TV show Recipe to Riches. … Continue reading Battenberg – British Royal Cake