All posts tagged: lemon

A special valentines cake

This gin and lemon is the ultimate cake for moist yumminess- there really is no secret to moist cakes, they always have a syrup poured over just after removing from the oven. Leave the cake in the tin and refridgerate for at least an hour. […]

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Lemon curd cupcakes

Two consecutive cup cake bakes- what can be happening?!- oh yes, it's national cupcake week. I probably won't make them for another year.. This particular bake might be the one to change my mind about that as it is filled with home made Thermomix lemon […]

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Very lemony friands

There is more to this French 'lovely' then simply being a different shape. If you don't want to buy a Friand tin pop the mixture into muffin pans. A Friand recipe will require you to melt the butter before incorporating into other ingredients. In addition […]

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Lemon Mascarpone Tart

For many years my go to tart au citron is here. As a food blogger though I have to try variations in great staples especially when low sugar and food intolerant alternatives appear. This tart ticks some of these boxes. I use a spelt pastry […]

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Lemon lavender mini loaves

I want to tell you about a new addition to my baking books library – Amber Rose love bake nourish. Her recipes make great use of alternative flours, refined sugar alternatives, and other ingredients. As a keen Thermomix baker this is music to my ears. […]

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Chocolate and lemon terrine

Chocolate and lemon terrine

I so wish I had taken better pictures of this dessert before it was finished! I served it up to friends for Sunday lunch and it was a BIG success- so easy to prepare in advance, pop into freezer and sit back for compliments! Lemon […]

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Lemon shortcake slice

For the shortcake base you'll need 280g plain (all purpose) flour 220g (about 2 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed 50g sugar In the TM blend for 30 seconds on dough settings until crumble consistency. Tip into a traybake aluminium foil about 20cm x30cm and press down […]

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Gin and lemon cake

Gin and lemon cake

  My lemon trees here in phoenix are heavily laden with fruit, so what better excuse than make a lemon cake. My daughter who is currently living in New Zealand bought me a wonderful baking book by Kim Evan, Little and Friday- celebrations. I adapted […]

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