• Wedding Cake Facts

    Why do we eat Wedding Cake?

    Your wedding day is full of so many significant moments, all enjoyed, shared, photographed and remembered. One of those moments is the cutting of your wedding cake. But why do we eat Cake?……it’s a tradition that goes back a while, right back to Roman Times in fact. Various different rituals of Brides and Grooms breaking and eating breads, pies and cakes…

  • baking,  Biscuits and Cookies

    Coconut Chocolate Cookie Bars

    So…summer seems to be over. But hasn’t it been good?! Well it has here…………   We’ve enjoyed warm weather (actually a bit hot on a couple of occasions, but I promised not to complain after last years rain!), long days and pleasant evenings filled with dog walks and sitting outside pubs with a cold cider. It’s definitely been a vintage…

  • baking,  Biscuits and Cookies

    Caramel Egg Filled Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

    I have recently started a commission for Essence Magazine, which is distributed to homes in Surrey and can be found online. Its a great magazine….well, why else would they commission recipes from The Daisy Cake Company?!!   Every month I provide Essence with a brand new, unseen Daisy Cake recipe, and I can now let you, my loyal blog readers,…

  • Cakes

    Waitrose Raspberry Cupcakes

    Inspiration for baking comes in many forms. This week I got a text from my Mum. It read ‘Did you get the recipe from waitrose for cupcakes to enter their competition to win a cookery course. Thought you should enter that!! xxx’   Well no I didn’t, and yes I should. So in the age of technology, she photographed the…

  • Cakes,  Daisy Cake Company goings on..

    National Cupcake Week

    Did you know this week is National Cupcake Week? Have you rolled up your sleeves and baked anything, or are you more a cupcake purchaser? Whatever your preference, this is the week to indulge in little sponge cake parcels. Cupcakes are great. They are your own personal cake that you don’t have to share, because there is only ever enough…

  • Blog,  Cakes,  Sweets and Goodies

    Strawberry Blondes

    Summer appears to have arrived in Surrey…..not sure for how long, but we’re being positive and saying it is NOW summer!   I’m ignoring the small blip of the torrential rain and thundestorm earlier, which I’m calling a ‘summer shower’, as the sun is again shining, the dogs are panting and we’re slowly melting (but not complaining….honest!!) So, with the…

  • Biscuits and Cookies

    Red Velvet Cookies

    WOW!!! London you were amazing, Team GB you were completely awesome. I’m all Olympiced out. What an amazing couple of weeks, and today it somehow seems wrong to not be watching another sport on the television.   I have well and truly become an armchair expert in loads of different sports, and have gone through a wealth of emotions whilst…

  • Biscuits and Cookies

    Lemon Crumble Bars

    If you live in the UK, There are 2 things you can’t have failed to have noticed this summer: 1. The Olympics are nearly upon us – yep, London 2012 will be opening in just a weeks time. 2. It hasn’t stopped raining for what seems like forever!!   Firstly the Olympics. Personally I’m very excited. We get TV Olympic…