Baking Basics

This baking basics category contains recipes and articles, with detailed tips and tricks help you up your baking game.

Are you looking for a foolproof sweet shortcrust pastry? Or perhaps even the perfect vanilla cupcakes recipe? Perhaps you want some top tips on how to make the easiest but most irresistible blondies?

In this category, you will find all the answers to these questions and more. I have kept the recipes simple and without fuss. This is purely so you can use and adapt each of my baking basics recipes if you wish for your flavours needs.

Of course, I am happy to hear what else you would like to see here, so do let me know in the comments!

Chocolate chips muffins. Perfectly light and fluffy bakery style vanilla muffins with plenty of chocolate chips throughout and a crunchy sugar crust. Recipe by movers and bakers

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

My easy chocolate chip muffins are simple to make and are PERFECT for lunchboxes or just a tea time snack. They are beautifully light and fluffy, packed with plenty of chocolate chips and have a delightfully crunchy sugar topping for […]

Chocolate fudgy brownies. These deliciously rich and fudgy brownies are chewy and moist and decadent, and will have everyone coming back for more! Recipe by movers and bakers

The BEST Chocolate Fudgy Brownies

My fudgy chocolate brownies are absolutely DA BOMB! They are chunky and chewy, with a rich deep chocolate flavour and a wonderfully fudgy texture. Perfect enjoyed either warm or cold, this is the ONLY recipe for the most delicious chocolate […]

4 ingredient banana bread. A moist and delicious banana bread made with just four basic ingredients, perfect for using up overripe bananas and baking with kids! Recipe by movers and bakers

4 Ingredient Banana Bread

This 4 ingredient banana bread has to be one of the easiest and quickest recipes to bring together, and with such fabulous results! My ultra moist banana bread is sure to become a favourite bake, and is especially simple and […]

Victoria sponge cake. Two layers of light vanilla sponge cake sandwiched with strawberry jam, soft whipped cream and extra strawberries. Recipe by movers and bakers

Victoria Sponge Cake

This British classic has to be a staple in every baker’s library! Two delicious vanilla flavoured sponge cakes are filled with softly whipped cream and jam and a simple dusting of icing sugar to finish. The Victoria sponge cake has […]

A stack of fudgy chewy white chocolate blondies

White Chocolate Blondies

White chocolate blondies, if you haven’t tried them, are utterly divine! Fudgy and chewy and oh so delicious, with all the yummy flavour of white chocolate (my favourite chocolate!). These blondies are super easy and so so good, you’ll struggle […]

moist vanilla cupcakes recipe

Moist Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

My moist vanilla cupcakes recipe is truly a delight! Light, fluffy and always delicious, this versatile cupcake recipe is a must in any baker’s repertoire! Gimme all the cupcakes! I love all sorts of cupcakes, from bright and breezy lemon […]