Blackberry and apple crumble is one of my favourite ever dishes, it’s such a comforting autumnal pudding. One of the best things about this dessert is how local all the fruit is to me – blackberries grow in the hedgerows down my lane this time of year, and we have two apple trees in our garden. This recipe is roughly based on one by Raymond Blanc, but don’t worry, it’s far from complicated! The only difference from a simple crumble recipe is that in his recipe he cooks his apples and blackberries in sugar, butter and cinnamon before baking it, which gives the crumble an extra yum factor. This blackberry and apple crumble is pretty big, it serves about 10, but just half the ingredients if you want a smaller crumble. Ingredients: For the fruit filling – 600g cooking apples 60g unsalted butter 60g demerara sugar 230g blackberries 1 tsp cinnamon For the crumble topping… View Post

I’ve watched Tanya Burr’s Youtube videos for years and her baking videos have always been so calming to watch, so I was so excited when I heard she was bringing out a baking book. Anyone who knows me will tell you how much I love baking, so I pre-ordered her book as a little post-exam treat to myself. I picked this recipe because I needed to bake a cake for my Nana’s visit last Sunday, and she adores coffee cake. I really really wanted this cake to be amazing and I wasn’t disappointed; the cake is light and oh so moist and the icing is insanely addictive and tasty. Seriously, how have I never made coffee icing before? Also this recipe is super easy to make and my Nana was really impessed (she’s 90 and knows anything and everything about baking so this is really saying something), go ahead and try it! I’ve written out… View Post