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!

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 […]

homemade vegan mincemeat

Homemade Vegan Mincemeat

Looking for the BEST homemade vegan mincemeat recipe ever? Look no further! My mincemeat delivers all the cosy flavours and delights of Christmas! Time to get festive So I know it’s really early for some to be thinking of Christmas, […]

sweet shortcrust pastry

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Sweet shortcrust pastry is a must in the repertoire of any baker. Beautiful and rich, sweet shortcrust pastry is perfect for pies and tarts – plus you can freeze it too! Raising the popularity of pastry If you’ve never made […]

The best vanilla baked doughnuts recipe with three ways to decorate. Delicious!

Baked Doughnuts Recipe

If you’re looking for a baked doughnuts recipe, you’re in the right place! These doughnuts are light and fluffy, and so simple to make. Plus, they are yeast-free and require zero kneading, which means no waiting time for dough to […]

Chocolate chip brownies recipe

Chocolate Chip Brownies Recipe

Looking for a no-fail chocolate chip brownies recipe for chewy, decadent and gorgeous brownies? Look no further, this is the only one you will need! For those of you who know me, you’ll know one of my biggest indulgences (and […]