Baking and Recipes

Here you will see recipes and pictures of different cooking and baking I have done. You will always get the recipes and not just teasing you with pictures of incredibly delicious baked goods.

Recipe 1: Apricot Cake with Buttercream!


3 Large eggs, 6 ounces of self raising flour, a heaped teaspoon of baking powder, a teaspoon of vanilla essence, 5 apricots, 6 ounces of butter or margarine, 6 ounces of white sugar

Buttercream ingredients,

4 ounces of butter, 6 ounces of icing sugar and a teaspoon of milk


1: Chop three apricots into small pieces

2:Chop the butter/margarine into small pieces

3:Break eggs into a large bowl with the sugar and butter/margarine pieces

4:Mix thoroughly until smooth

5:Add the vanilla, flour and baking powder

6:Mixture should be soft but not gloopy

7:If your mixture is gloopy then add a drop of milk

8:Mix in the apricots

9:Grease two Victoria sponge tins

10:Divide the mixture equally between the two tins

11:Bake until risen and golden brown

12:Take both of them out of the oven and leave to cool

13:Prepare the buttercream by creaming the butter and sugar together

14:Slice the remaining apricots

15:When cool, remove the two cakes from their tins and sandwich them together with the butter cream

16:Spread the buttercream on top of the cake and decorate with the sliced up apricots


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