Strawberry Cake Recipe

My Great-Grandmother’s Scrumptious Sponge Cake

A cake that is light, feathery and filled with scrumptious strawberries and cream.

Let’s celebrate!

This recipe has been passed down from my Great Grandmother to my Grandpa, to my Mum and to me. I hold fond memories of it in my heart.  It’s important to keep these recipes being passed down through the generations – they are part of my family and who I am.

This sponge cake is feather-light and is beautiful in its simplicity. My Mum usually made this for our birthday cakes whilst we were growing up, and I know why. It’s a celebration cake!

So when my youngest son turned 6months old recently this was the cake recipe I turned to.

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Delicious Jam Donuts

Who can resist a freshly made donut?

Almost every culture has a version of the donut and for good reason. Whether you know them as doughnuts, churros, beignets, berliners, donal kentang, struffoli or just donuts – they are one of life’s simplest pleasures. There’s the classic cinnamon, gooey jam filled or pineapple glazed – each manages to bring out the child in all of us. Mr 2.5 loves, like all kids, to eat the icing first. Me? I like to scoff it all in about 1 minute!

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