Weekly Bake for your Mum…unless you live in Antwerp

Did you know Sunday, 13th May is Mother’s Day here in Belgium? So, what better way to show her how loved and appreciated she is than to bake her a cake?  If, however, you and the inside of an oven haven’t seen each other in a while,  here’s the answer….

Pot of cupcake roses

Pot of cupcake roses

What about this beautiful Pot of Roses? Actually, the pot is real, but these roses are vanilla cupcakes with rose-scented buttercream icing.

Pot of Rose Cupcakes: €40

Other Flavours available:
Double Chocolate: Moist chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache icing
Strawberry Jam: Vanilla and strawberry jam cupcakes, with light, fluffy strawberry buttercream icing
Lemon Love: Moist lemon cupcakes with a light, fluffy lemon icing

Other Motherly bakes this week:

Strawberry Jam Fairy Cake

Strawberry Jam Fairy Cake

Assorted Fairy Cakes in any of the above flavours – €12 for 6

Scones, clotted cream and strawberry jam

Scones, clotted cream and strawberry jam

Scones – €12 for 12 Clotted Cream. Plain or wholemeal (for the quintessential Mother’s Day afternoon tea)

Clotted Cream – €5 per pot (subject to availability)

English Muffins in a basket

English Muffins in a basket

Chelsea Buns fresh from the Oven

Chelsea Buns fresh from the Oven

Chelsea Buns – €10 for 6

English Muffins – €8 for 6. Plain or wholemeal. Big, fat and fluffy.  Perfect with an egg for breakfast in bed.

P.S. In case you’re wondering why Antwerp is the exception, it’s not that I have anything against that lovely city, it’s simply that Mother’s Day there isn’t for another 3 months!

How to Order:
Please place your order by email theenglishbaker@gmail.com any time today,  (Wednesday 9th May) ready to collect from me in Merode on Friday, 11th May.

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