Goats Cheese, Leek and Herb Tart

This tart is the perfect dish for summer nights, sat on the patio with a tossed fresh salad, baby new potatoes smothered in real butter, and a chilled Pinot Grigio – thinking ahead, this is also a fantastic dish to have on a chilly winter night, wrapped up by the fire, gently warmed up with…

Carrot Cake Muffins

As part of the Alternative Manchester Pride Festival 2020 the Village Bakers  got the chance to share our baking skills with the nation. We decided to make some fantastic carrot cake muffins, this recipe makes quite a lot of muffins but can also be made into a large cake format. Credit: Video Production Manchester Pride

Spring Vegetable Tart

As part of the Alternative Manchester Pride Festival 2020 the Village Bakers  got the chance to share our baking skills with the nation. We decided to make this fantastic Spring Vegetable Tart, which is great for a light summer lunch and can be garnished with pea shoots, extra virgin olive oil and parmesan shavings. Credit:…

Summer Fruit Pavlova

As part of the Alternative Manchester Pride Festival 2020 the Village Bakers got the chance to share our baking skills with the nation. We decided to make this fantastic Summer Fruit Pavlova which is a really show stopper. You can easily mix up the fruits with whatever you have available. I personally think this recipe…

Marmalade Cake

A fantastic cake thats easy to bake, with a moist texture and a really great marmalade flavour.

Carrot Cake

This is a favourite recipe of mine, and for me it’s the best carrot cake ever. The cake is moist and light with a good balance of orange, cinnamon and raisins. The recipe is baked from the Primrose Bakery Cookbook and I would recommend anyone buying it, the recipes are simple and tasty. Anyway give…

Irish Soda Bread

This is one of my families recipes that has been handed down. I love this soda bread and eating this takes me back to be kid at my aunts house. It’s also so easy to make and is great toasted with loads of butter. Hope you enjoy.

Banana & Chocolate Loaf

This is one of my favourite recipes to make, I find this recipe is so easy and quick to make, and always comes out great. Its great for using up left over bananas and also left over chocolate if you happen to have it.    

Peanut Butter Brownies

This is such a rich and indulgent recipe, you will only manage the one square of brownie. The flavours of salty peanut butter with the sweet chocolate brownie is amazing. Just remember don’t overcook this one and make sure the centre is nice and goooey.    

Apple & Cinnamon Cake

This cake is super easy to make, and the apple layer adds are lovely moist layer to the cake. I love the crunchy topping from the sugar on the top of the cake. When I baked this recipe I found it actually got better when left for a couple of days. Recipe By: Mary Berry…

Lemon Tart

This is a really lovely classic lemon tart recipe, it is great for dinner party or summer BBQ. The important thing with this recipe is to not overcook the filling, slowly low temperature cooking. My other tip is to make sure you cool the filling slowly to avoid cracking the filling, I turn the oven…

Chocolate & Cherry Tart

This is rich chocolate tart is great for a dinner party dessert, rich chocolate paired with sharp cherry works really well. The recipe is really easy to follow and looks fantastic when served.