Pistacchio Garibaldi biscuits

A delicious pistacchio-twist on a classic Garibaldi biscuit recipe

Iced Souvaroffs with rhubarb and apricot jams and pistachio cream

Now - who's excited about the imminent new series of the Great British Bake Off? Almost everyone involved in the Twitter baking community for a start! I've included some of my illustrations in this recipe to help you make these Souvaroff biscuits. This year the fab and lovely Baking Nanna¬†and Rob Allen have put together… Continue reading Iced Souvaroffs with rhubarb and apricot jams and pistachio cream

Pistachio and raspberry/bay Battenburg

Pistachio and bay batternburg recipe - Ink Sugar Spice

Something a little different from the traditional Battenburg, this cake incorporates pistachios and a fresh raspberry sauce which has been flavoured with bay leaf. I have made my own marzipan, and have included the ingredients but please don't think you have to do this - you can use shop bought (I do think it's inferior… Continue reading Pistachio and raspberry/bay Battenburg

Strawberry, almond and pistachio cheesecake sponge

This recipe was taken from the most recent (June 2014) edition of the BBC Good Food magazine, however I had to replace/adapt some of the ingredients and the method a little. The cake looked too gorgeous not to try and I was intrigued by the cheesecake/sponge combination. Strawberry, almond and pistachio cheesecake sponge It's a… Continue reading Strawberry, almond and pistachio cheesecake sponge