July 28, 2017

Fresh Plum & Almond Crumble Slice Teatime Treat Recipe!

I found this delicious recipe on the BBC Good Food website one evening whilst browsing looking for some inspiration!  It reminds me of a Bakewell Tart style cake, but a lot more moist.  It’s lovely on it’s own, or you could serve as a pudding with custard or cream. Mmmmm!

You will need :

250g butter (this must be very

New Irresistible Cupcake Cases

Can you resist these? Lindy couldn’t… aren’t they adorable!!! These cupcake cases will to transform your baking from not only delectable but to unique and funky! Made in Sweden from high quality greaseproof paper these cases are certainly something to catch your guest’s eye.

These Cupcake Cases (height 33mm x base 50mm) are available in Animal Print, Oriental, Exotic Floral and Stripe designs. Each set contains approximately 20  and… Continue reading


We are always being asked for a good recipe to use when decorating cookies, so here is one of Lindy’s favourites. It’s from Lindy’s “Bake me I’m yours…cookie” book, enjoy!

75g (3oz) butter, diced
1 small egg, beaten
275g (10oz) plain flour, sifted
30ml (2 tbsp) golden syrup
5ml (1 tsp) baking powder
100g (3½oz) caster sugar
2.5ml (½ tsp) vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 170ºC/… Continue reading

New Cupcake Wrapper Designs

Feel like adding a twist to the usual cupcake cases? Then these wrappers are what you are looking for. They look delicate yet pleasing to the eye and create a truly sophisticated look to give any cupcake that extra ‘something’.

Paisley Cupcake Case

Paisley Cupcake Case- very pretty and delicate.

Sally’s Workshop Lemon Cake

If you haven’t been to one of our workshops you won’t have sampled Sally’s wonderful Lemon Drizzle Cake which she sometimes brings along with her.  Students have requested the recipe so here it is.


4oz (100g) Soft Margarine

6oz (175g) Caster Sugar

6oz (175g) Self-raising Flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 eggs

4 Tablespoons Milk… Continue reading

Baking The Perfect Madeira Cake

After several requests from workshop students, I am posting the “Madeira Cake” blog.  Good luck and hope this helps you.

Before working at Lindy’s I had never made a Madeira cake.  My first attempts weren’t great – they came out of the oven domed, very crispy on the outside and really dry.  I had conquered the decorating but the cakes weren’t getting eaten! So Lindy set me a challenge… Continue reading

Space on Beginners Workshop

One space has just become avaialable on our “Introduction To Celebration Cakes” beginners Workshop this Friday.  The workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm, and is held at Aston Clinton Baptist Church Hall near Aylesbury Bucks.

Here are  just a couple of comments from students on our last “Intro” workshop. “I am so excited I can’t eat my lunch”!   AND  “I’ve learnt so much in… Continue reading

I’ve Done It!! My First Post……….

Hello bloggers!  I’ve been working for Lindy for just over two years now, starting off with mail order and now helping with the Workshop bookings.  It’s an exciting environment to work in as there is always something new arriving, and watching Lindy create new designs is always inspiring.