Farmersgirl Kitchen

Carrot Gingerbread – Veggie Desserts

We’ve all heard of Carrot Cake and most of us absolutely love it, but Kate Hackworthy takes baking and making desserts with vegetables to a whole new level.  Today I’m

How to make Fresh Mint Chocolate Cake

Chocolate and mint is a classic flavour combination, adding a little fresh mint and chopped chocolate to the buttercream for this Fresh Mint Chocolate Cake takes it to a whole

Spiced Apple and Ginger Cake

This Spiced Apple and Ginger Cake couldn’t be more simple to make, you put all the ingredients into a bowl, mix and bake you don’t even need a mixer, just

Plum and Almond Traybake Cake

I get a bit greedy for seasonal fruit at this time of year and often find that I have bought too many, pears, figs and…plums! Today I made a small

Hot Cross Bun Mug Cake

I am so excited about this Hot Cross Bun Mug Cake!  It’s the first one that I’ve created myself and it’s so good.  You get all the flavours of a

Irish Porter Cake for St Patrick’s Day

  Irish Porter Cake is one of those cakes that just gets better and better, the longer you can bear to keep it.  Many of the recipes of Ireland are

Simnel Cake Slice for Mothering Sunday and Easter

Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent, it’s also known as Mothers’ Day but is celebrated in Spring rather than Summer, as it is in the USA.   In

Black Bun – Traditional Scottish New Year Bake

The last time I made Black Bun was in 1999, to be served for the Millennium Celebrations on Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) to celebrate the entry of the new millennium.

Chocolate, Prune and Walnut Cake

I love the rich flavours of this Chocolate, Prune and Walnut Cake with Tea Glaze, it has the moist texture of a gingerbread but with chunks of chocolate and crunchy

Mini Gingerbreads with Lemon Glaze

I know it’s not Christmas yet, but baking for the festive season requires a bit of planning and these mini gingerbreads don’t need to wait till Christmas anyway, you can