• Classic Combo No.2 – Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, in cupcake form….

    ; Today I am continuing my Irregular Series of Classic Combinations. A few posts back, I posted my recipe for Cream Cheese Frosting after I had a eureka moment. From reading many blogs from around the world, it sometimes seems that Cream Cheese Frosting, is the frosting of choice in some parts of America and Canada. It would appear it goes with every type of cake or cupcakes baked. However, back here in blighty (England for my foreign readers), Cream Cheese Frosting is traditionally found on Carrot Cake. Its one of those Laurel and Hardy combinations – just perfect together!! The moistness of a good Carrot Cake, combined with the…

  • Classic Combo No. 1: Banana and Toffee

    Some things are good together. They’re classic combinations because they go together. You can’t get away from it. Its a fact…..some things, well they just work…like: Strawberries and Cream Rhubard and Custard Laurel and Hardy Cheese and Pickle Chocolate and Raspberry Starsky and Hutch Ham and Mustard Tea and Cake Peanut Butter and Jelly (for the American Readers) Morecambe and Wise……to name just a few….. Each and every one works ok on its own, but is soooooo much better with it partner. And not because I say so, I’m sure it’s actually the law or something. So to celebrate these great partnerships, and prove why they are so good together,…