Tag: cream


Strawberry & Cream Muffins

I have found a wonderful recipe for my first bake in a new flat.  This recipe is Strawberry & Cream Muffins, which saw on BBC Good Food. I was immediately taken with the concept and it doesn’t use any oil or butter, simply double cream and eggs, with a hint of vanilla as the liquids. […]


Almond Sponge and Chocolate Pyramid

In a book I bought I found a recipe for this type of cake.  However, the recipe, as with several others in the book, was not complete,and it didn’t properly explain the construction of the cake, not to mention the fact that the phots revealed only half the number of layers that the recipe indicated. […]


Devonshire Scones

Scones, filled with cream and jam are a lovely treat with afternoon tea.  I really enjoy them, and found a nice, and easy, recipe from Mary Berry . The recipe will make a good 18 – 24 scones, with a 5cm cutter, depending on the thickness of the dough.  They take no time at all to […]


Tres Leches Cake

This cake, Tres Leches, is one that I had never heard of before.  From Mexico it is a sponge cake, infused with three milks, condensed, evaporated and full milk.  It sounded interesting, but I wondered whether it might be too sweet for the English palate.  But hey! You will never know until you try it, […]