Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes by CakeDiem

Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Regular readers of my blog will know I purposely buy two extra bananas a week that I allow to go brown so I have an excuse to bake with them- my go-to recipe being banana bread. But this week I’ve went for something a bit different, mainly due to the fact I haven’t been too…

Perfect Pancakes by Cake Diem

Perfect Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day everyone! Growing up, Easter was never really a big thing in my house- I’ve only every received two Easter eggs in my life (cue violin music). But now I have the pleasure of cooking for myself I can make Easter related things to my heart’s content. First thing to tackle: Shrove Tuesday.…

Jammie Dodgers by Cake Diem

Home made Giant Jammie Dodgers

Happy Valentine’s Day! Yes, once again it’s time to bake a variety of heart themed things. This year I went for a British classic: the Jammie Dodger! They are delicious shortbread jam sandwiches with an adorable heart cut out in the top layer. How have these not been promoted to the traditional v-day treat already?…

Strawberry and Banana Bread by Cake Diem

Strawberry and Banana Bread

Banana bread is my favourite. I make it all the time. In fact, when I go food shopping I always buy two extra bananas, which I know I won’t be able to eat in time, so I can bake with them! I feel bananas are so versatile when it comes with baking and fruit in…

Homemade Oreos by CakeDiem

Home made Oreo Cookies

“Today me will live in the moment, unless it’s unpleasant in which case me will eat a cookie” Cookie Monster Wise words indeed. I love how a simple little thing made with love, like a cookie still warm from the oven, can cheer you up instantly. It’s one of the reasons I love to bake.…

Red velvet Cake by Cake Diem

Red Velvet Cake

Hi everyone! I’ve returned from the pseudo-reality that is the exam season and I’m raring and willing to bake again for you lovely people. In fact, within two hours of finishing my last exam, a couple of my course friends and I baked this beautiful red velvet cake.