Recipes. Hints and cake hacks

Welcome to recipes, hints, tips and cake hacks to help you create your own masterpiece.

You’re sitting there thinking “why did i bother to start reading this?” well, this page will hopefully help you avoid some cakey pitfalls, help with shortcuts and generally give you light relief when the cake god seems against you,

Now put down that baseball bat, step away from the sponge, grab a cuppa and join me in my cake adventures…


  1. Fondant drying cake hack click here
  2. Basic victoria sponge cake
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  4. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice to the butter and sugar needed for your sponge before mixing the rest of the ingredients. It  helps make the cake lighter. Take your time creaming the butter, beat/cream for at least 5 minutes to get lots of air into the butter. Add the sugar and beat/cream really well again.
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