The Weekly Bake goes gently…

This week´s Weekly Bake, sees the return of a couple of old friends, The Apple Pie and The Iced Lemon Bun. I thought I´d give you a break after last week´s wicked indulgences. With it´s crisp, light and slightly sweet pastry, The English Baker´s Apple Pie is packed full of apples and a hint ofContinue reading “The Weekly Bake goes gently…”

The English Baker’scone completely mad!

Sorry about the pun – couldn’t resist it! Yes, this week’s Weekly Bake is all about the humble scone.  Is it a bread or is it a cake? Well, it’s both.  The classic scone actually has exactly the same ingredients as the plain American muffin so you could quite legitimately call it a cake.  However,Continue reading “The English Baker’scone completely mad!”

Is it a tart? Is it a cake? No, it’s another Weekly Bake….

First on the list of Weekly Bakes this week is my version of the world famous (in England) Bakewell Tart.  In fact,  the Bakewell Tart is so well known in England that it’s town of origin, the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, has built up an entire tourist industry around this delicious pastry.  Originally eaten asContinue reading “Is it a tart? Is it a cake? No, it’s another Weekly Bake….”

Who needs a jumper when you’ve got a Chelsea Bun…

Well, by popular demand, those soft, gooey buns are back on the Weekly Bake menu.  Not only the preserve of the inhabitants of Chelsea, Chelsea Buns (aka Cinnamon Rolls) are pretty much at the top of The English Baker’s most asked for list. For newcomers to The English Baker blog, these coiled sweet bread rollsContinue reading “Who needs a jumper when you’ve got a Chelsea Bun…”