Monthly Archives: March 2013

Apple and cinnamon hot cross buns …

Hot cross buns are a traditional Easter favourite and I want to share a recipe I have adapted that creates the most wonderfully moist and delicious apple and cinnamon hot cross buns. History of the Hot Cross Buns The first … Continue reading

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Super easy rich fruit cake recipe …

I have never got on with making fruit cakes.  The complicated long winded ones always defeat me.  I bet if I just was more patient I would succeed but you know what, with two children, two jobs and a hell … Continue reading

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Gooey Chocolate Brownies – delicious!

These brownies are the best I have ever tasted! Ok so self praise is no praise.  Give them a go and let me know how you get on.  I had never realised how varied brownies can be –  from brownies … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Series – Raspberry and Almond Slice

This was the most favoured cake on the afternoon tea menu.  It is deliciously moist and uses fresh raspberries to cover the base although I am sure you could use a variety of fruits.  There are three components to the … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Series – Lavender Shortbread

I love lavender and when my good friend Barbara gave me a big jar of Waitrose lavender sugar I couldn’t wait to use it.  Consequently it stayed in my cupboard for a good few months before I decided what to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Menu …

We have been very busy at The Mill for the last two weeks preparing for our afternoon tea and classical recital launch.  It was a lovely afternoon with a classical recital from Alison Sparrow on violin and Simon Ireson on … Continue reading

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