Notes of Nutmeg Recipes
I’m Megan. I’ve loved baking from a young age and still feel that there’s nothing better than whipping up a bake in my spare time to satisfy the sweet tooth of anyone around. If you’re craving cake, I’m your girl! Baking is a relaxing hobby, but there are times those dreaded kitchen catastrophes cause meltdowns and it just doesn’t go to plan. I will be posting recipes, tutorials, hints & tips – anything baking related that takes my fancy!
To pay homage to my cacti pals, I’ve decided to work on my piping skills to create this fun cactus cupcake recipe. I hope you have as much fun making them as I did..
You can wow your friends and neighbours or even make it for your own wedding if you’re on a budget. This cake encompasses all the wonderful things about Spring; the fresh and vibrant ingredients like lemon and elderflower, and all of the gorgeous blooms we are surrounded by this time of year.
With this recipe, I wanted to capture those fun sunny afternoons and bring some childish joy to your Easter festivities. This cake is surprisingly easy to make, so you can even get the kids involved in making this delicious dessert. With its secret surprise in the centre, this cake is a great showstopper for any party.
With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to don the thinking caps to come up with a way to make the mothers in your life feel special and appreciated. I remember when my brother and I were small, my dad would sometimes struggle to think of ways to include us in the Mother’s Day celebrations.
Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite holidays. Although it gets perceived as tacky and commercial, it is a great opportunity to celebrate love with the special people in your life. I’ve always found that the best way to show someone you care is to make them something heartfelt. My recipe for fondue and dipping biscuits for two is the perfect way to do this. As well as being a unique Valentine’s gift idea, is it also a tasty twist on the traditional heart-shaped box of chocolates that is far more fun and personal..
Here in the UK, it’s a tradition that goes back many generations. On Shrove Tuesday, pancakes are made to use up the sugar and eggs in the house, so there is little temptation left for Lent. It’s now more common to give up those bad foods as a New Year’s resolution. Pancake Day, to most, has become a day of Wintertime fun; flipping pancakes with family and friends.