Store cupboard pineapple upside down cake

Pineapple upside down cake - ink sugar spice

A store cupboard staple - use up a tin of pineapple and swap butter for olive oil to make this lovely pineapple upside down cake

Pikelets with balsamic strawberries

Pikelets and balsamic strawberries recipe on Ink Sugar Spice

Pikelets (also called drop scones or American pancakes) with balsamic strawberries - a real treat for Pancake Day

Stencilled beer cob

Beer bread recipe with stencil and downloadable pdf to cut out - ink sugar spice

Stencilled cob loaf - a recipe for a beer bread cob loaf, plus how to stencil bread and a free medieval sun face stencil to create a gorgeous loaf

Sticky crumble topped gingerbread

Crumble-topped gingerbread / Grassmere gingerbread on Ink Sugar Spice

Searching for a gingerbread recipe can be a bit confusing - for a start gingerbread can be a rich loaf cake, a pain d'epices, or it can be a crisp biscuit for gingerbread houses or little iced biscuits (see my own recipe for Gingerbread foxes). This is neither! Inspired in part by Grassmere gingerbread (a… Continue reading Sticky crumble topped gingerbread

“Mothers ruin” chutney

Mothers ruin chutney - a gorgeous recipe for a gin soaked, green tomato pickle that's perfect to use up those unripened fruits this autumn

Bacon and shallot wholemeal spelt soda bread

Ah, it may be the simplest of loaves but don't be fooled as soda bread can be delicious. The use of rich, nutty wholemeal spelt flour and the classic bacon and shallot filling makes this quick loaf a useful recipe to have on hand. Notes Makes one medium sized loaf Takes about 25 minutes' preparation… Continue reading Bacon and shallot wholemeal spelt soda bread