Chocolate Lunch Cakes from a 1930s Recipe
Today’s recipe is one that I’ve baked numerous times. It’s based on a recipe I found from the 1930s. Although these look a bit like chocolate muffins, they have a completely different texture. They are… View Full Post View Post

Traditional Rock Cakes from a 1930s Recipe
Rock cakes are another teatime classic, which I love. These are ideal for a beginner baker and taste a little like mini scones. These can be rustled up in no time at all and are… View Full Post View Post

Traditional English Madeleine Recipe
Once a regular feature of the British tea time, English Madeleines have gone out of favour in recent decades. They are however absolutely delicious and the make the perfect nostalgic treat, as part of a vintage afternoon… View Full Post View Post

Baking – Chocolate Squares From a 1950s Recipe
It feels like ages since I shared a recipe on the blog. I’ve still been doing a lot of baking, but mostly for other projects and articles. I thought it was high time I shared… View Full Post View Post

Black Treacle Cake From a 1950s Recipe
Today I’m sharing a recipe for a cake I made back in the summer. I’ve cooking with treacle and syrup quite a bit recently and I really like the results. This cake is nice and… View Full Post View Post

Chocolate Biscuits with a Butter Cream Filling from a 1950s Recipe
Last year one of the things I enjoyed spending my time doing the most, was baking. Having collected loads of vintage recipe books, I re-created so many fantastic vintage recipes. This year I’ve hardly baked… View Full Post View Post

Viennese Cakes from a 1950s Recipe
As well as being back in the mood for blogging, I’ve also regained the urge to bake again. The last few weeks life has just got in the way of my hobbies and I found… View Full Post View Post

Cherry Cake From A 1930’s Recipe
I have another fabulous vintage recipe to share with you today. I don’t often make large cakes as I find them a little tricky. However since seeing a cherry cake being made on Bake Off… View Full Post View Post

Spotted Dick from a 1950s Recipe
Today I’m sharing a delicious recipe, this one is perfect for cold nights and is best served with a cup of tea and some hot custard. Spotted Dick is a very traditional British pudding and… View Full Post View Post

Shredded Wheat and Raisin Custard from a 1930s Recipe
This week I’ve continued trying lots of different vintage recipes. Today I’m sharing one based on a recipe from 1937. I’ve never baked anything using shredded wheat before, however I’ve found quite a few from… View Full Post View Post