Cinnamon & Blueberry Pumpkin Challah

As the title suggests – this is my creation of a blueberry and cinnamon pumpkin challah! I was slightly concerned when making this that the blueberries would be too wet and make the dough soggy – but by using blueberries sparingly they have not not had that dreaded effect. The bread is sweet but not […]

Pumpkin and cocoa marbled cupcakes

This recipe was adapted from this page – I changed the quantities from cups to grams, added cocoa to create the marbled effect. changed some of the spice quantities and baked it in cupcake form rather than as a loaf…. So it’s pretty different now. Nowadays, it’s not often that I bake cake – I have evolved […]

Pumpkin filled challah

Inspired by my post last week, here is another filled challah bread. I’d brought back some tinned pumpkin back home after my trip to America, and had been waiting for the right time to bake with it. So here is the result! Pumpkin filled four-strand CHALLAH! This tastes sweet but not cloyingly so. You can […]

Halloween Graveyard Cake (and a creepy carved pumpkin)

I know it’s a little early but happy Halloween everybody! T’is the best season to be scary! I figure if Christmas lights can go up now then halloween cakes and pumpkins are definately okay. So I have been celebrating a little earlier. Above on the left is a graveyard cake which is sponge covered with […]