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Cardamom & Yogurt Cake

I’ll admit, I’m not ready to let go of summer yet, much as I do love autumn & all of its wonderful shades, I’m a summer baby & simply adore the sunshine & the heat (why I live in Wales then, I do not know!). At least though, late summer & early autumn bring a …

Orange & Cardamom Knots

Since we’re still waiting for the weather to warm up here in Wales (it still feels like autumn as opposed to spring), I’ve not had an opportunity to bake with much fresh or colourful ingredients yet. Most things are a little behind this year, so I’m still relying quite heavily on the spice rack. A …

Semlor

Pancakes, that’s what we associate with Shrove Tuesday here in the UK (affectionately referred to as ‘pancake day’). Pancakes are made from what would have been considered rich, fattening ingredients, eggs & milk, in an effort to use them up before the beginning of Lent. This Christian observation of fasting from both food & festivities …

Blood Orange & Cardamom Tart

The shining star & highlight of the winter citrus season for me has got to be blood oranges. A somewhat gruesome name for what is actually a beautifully coloured, sweet little citrus fruit. These thick skinned oranges may look like regular oranges from the outside but inside lies a brilliantly blushing crimson red flesh. This …

Cinnamon Buns

Sweet, pillowy soft bread & a buttery cinnamon filling… words cannot express just how much I love a good cinnamon bun! Let me loose inside any bakery or cafe & the one item that will forever catch my eye are the buns (I almost have bun radar)! Loved the world over, who doesn’t like a …

Winter Spice Cake

Limbo Month Happy new year from The Marmalade Teapot! I demolished the gingerbread house yesterday (a sad but satisfying moment), meaning that as much as I may be in denial Christmas is officially over & normal life resumes. However  I still remain in that holiday mentality for now, it’s difficult to relinquish whilst the house still contains …