Blueberry muffins

A proper blueberry muffin: springy and tasty and packed with seasonal fruit

Saturn peach fairy cakes with passion fruit buttercream

I was intrigued. I bought. I baked. I'd never bought or tasted white saturn or 'doughnut' peaches before, but this year they were impossible to ignore as they're everywhere. They looked so quirky on the market stall that I just had to try. I found them slightly sweeter than a typical peach and a little… Continue reading Saturn peach fairy cakes with passion fruit buttercream

Alice in Wonderland Victorian fancies

This was a little project I've been hatching for a while. It combines a bit of research into Victorian treats, a bit of illustration and drawing and some recipe reverse-engineering. It also marries an homage to Alice in Wonderland in its 150th birthday year (as I love the story and, in particular, John Tenniel's original… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland Victorian fancies

Blueberry muffins

Bluberry and thyme muffins | Ink Sugar Spice |

What to do with a punnet of blueberries that otherwise might not get eaten? Make old school blueberry muffins in time for breakfast. These are so quick to make that this morning, having been woken up early by a very loud dawn chorus (ie a loud crow sitting on the window ledge) I knocked these… Continue reading Blueberry muffins