Little mini chocolate treats for the little mini people

♥ Chocolate Fairy Cakes

This week, a chocolatey treat.  A very popular choice with the children!

chocolate fairy cakes

This was the result when my niece and nephew came to stay and were adamant to bake something with chocolate.

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A swiss roll with a caffeine hit!

 Coffee and Walnut Swiss Roll

This classic combination of sweet coffee and crunchy walnut is an all round favourite cake flavour in my family.

Thin coffee sponge wrapped in whipped fresh cream instead of rich buttercream makes this cake light and perfect for tea time or an after dinner dessert.

Oh and I should mention it only takes 15 minutes to bake!

I am really starting to enjoy making these quick videos.  I hope you enjoy this one!  Full recipe details follow. Continue reading “A swiss roll with a caffeine hit!”

Ultimate Lazy Night In! The Speediest and Easiest Dinner and Dessert – No Lie!

♥  One Pot Pasta
♥  Mocha Chocolate Mug Cake

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Home cooking and baking is where the heart is…

Welcome to my first ever post on Rena Bakes!

Rena Bakes

I would like to introduce to you my blog which will be a collection of my ideas and things I like to cook and eat!  I am a self-confessed lover of all food with a passion in home cooking.  I get genuine excitement about a meal whether it’s coming home to my mum’s comfort food or going out to an inventive restaurant serving up new concepts and style.  I take on board everything I see and learn around me to create new dishes of my own and by sharing my ideas I hope to get you excited too!  Capturing my creations in photographs adds a further artistic dimension which I hope will inspire you to get yourself in the kitchen and join me. Continue reading “Home cooking and baking is where the heart is…”