The world of baking and food through the eyes of an American in London

Posts made in September, 2011

Classic Treacle Tart

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Pie, Slider | 7 comments

Classic Treacle Tart

I have lived in London for nearly 10 years and I only had my first slice of treacle tart a few weeks ago at Bonds restaurant in The City (they have good lunch deals in August as all the bankers are off on holiday). I guess I never tried it because it looks a bit plain but I was so wrong. It’s a very simple dessert but it’s a national classic for a reason! It tastes so good when it’s warm with a bit of ice cream or cream.

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Cranberry & White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in Cookies | 9 comments

Cranberry & White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

I whipped these up at about eleven o’clock at night after a batch of florentines went wrong! I wanted to bring some cookies with me when I went to see a friends new baby. I used the oatmeal cookie recipe from The Cookiepedia.

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bars

Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in Brownies & Squares, Holidays | 7 comments

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bars

Pumpkin recipes are in full swing over at my house. I already made a long list of pumpkin desserts that I can squeeze in before December.

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Pumpkin Pie Caramels

Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in Holidays, Other Desserts | 10 comments

Pumpkin Pie Caramels
I am in full blown fall mode over here now. Fall baking is my favorite time of year. I love it even more than Christmas baking.

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Chocolate & Salted Caramel Layer Cake

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Cake | 13 comments

Salted Caramel Mini Layer Cake

This is my first epic layer cake. I’ve made layer cakes before but this is the first one that came out not lopsided and really sleek looking. It’s made of  four six inch layers instead of the traditional eight inches. It’s super cute since it’s nearly a mini layer cake!

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