Bakehouse Blog

Banana muffin recipe

20th January 2015

Banana Muffin Recipe
I have constantly got over-ripe bananas in my house, that get chucked into the freezer for using on a later date. Time to get using some! Hence the next recipe for the Bakehouse Blog!
200g self raising flour


Vouchers available for presents

26th October 2014

If you have someone to buy for who is into baking and decorating vouchers could be the perfect present for them! Equally if you are stuck for what to buy them, an ‘experience’ present always goes down well. They’ll also have something to ta


90th birthday cake for a very special lady

14th October 2014

Last week I had the honour of making a very special birthday cake for a very special lady- my Gran! She turned 90 this weekend. 90!! Imagine what amazing things she has seen in the last 90 years! It’s not often I get free reign on a


Witch Modelling Class for Adults and Children

13th October 2014

This Wednesday 15th October 7-9pm sees the next adult Monthly Modeller class, which will be Brenda the witch. We will also be teaching this class for children aged ten to teens on Thursday 30th November 3-5 pm.
Both classes include t


My kind of Christmas Pudding!

9th October 2014

Fancy a Malteser and chocolate orange based Christmas pudding treat this festive season?  
It might only be October, but here at Marie’s Bakehouse, we’re getting ready for Christmas! Although I’m quite partial to a spot of Christmas pu


Birthday treat at Teacup Kitchen

20th February 2014

Yesterday was my birthday. I won’t divulge how old I was, but let’s just say I was one step closer to 40!
For the last few years, I’ve used my birthday as an excuse to make a cake that I’ve wanted to try for a while. But this year I was kin


Experimenting with Lakeland's Agar Agar Panna Cotta

9th February 2014

For those who haven’t used or heard about it before, Agar Agar is a vegetarian gelatin substitute produced from a variety of seaweed vegetation. It can be used in a variety of dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan recipes as a stabilizing and th


Review of Lakeland's Say It With Biscuits Kit

4th February 2014

Instalment number two of this weeks’ Lakeland product reviews! And this time I got to play with gingerbread dough and stamps! This is the Say It With Biscuits Kit. Three silicone stamps, the wooden ‘handle’ that they fit on to for easy stam


French Cake Breaks

4th February 2014

It’s February. It’s cold, wet, pretty dull most of the time, and we’re desperately thinking about some summer sun to brighten our days, and booking a holiday to keep us going til then aren’t we? Well, if you are into cake baking and decorat


Review of Lakeland's Hearts Silicone Icing Mould

3rd February 2014

Well, I’ve been lucky enough to be asked to review some more products by the lovely people at Lakeland, so here is the first one, stand by for another couple this week! I have been given the product to try for free, but all views are my own


Valentine's collection 2014

21st January 2014

The Valentine’s Collection for Marie’s Bakehouse is now available for ordering. Chocolate chip heart shaped cookies, available in white, milk or dark chocolate, and covered in heart sugar sprinkles.
6 wrapped in a gift box, £5, one flavour


Time to get organised…..

16th January 2014

One of my many New Year’s Resolutions is to get organised. Not that I’m a complete disaster zone when it comes to organisation, things do get done BUT I do tend to waste a lot of time ‘faffing’ (read ‘largely wasting time on social media’).


Review of Lakeland's Fairytale Village Mould

19th December 2013

I already own the Lakeland Fairy Tale Cottage Mould, which I had great fun using and putting together this Christmas themed chocolate house… …but this house is big- I used 1.6kg of chocolate and chocolate paste to make and decorate. So


Review of Lakeland's Silicone Chocolate Box Shapes

16th December 2013

Another Lakeland toy to play with? And it involves chocolate? Definitely count me in! I’ve had experience with making chocolates with a hard plastic chocolate mould before, but not with silicone, so it required a bit of thinking about how t


Review of Peppermint Bark Mould from Lakeland

13th December 2013

I love making new things in the kitchen. I get terribly bored doing the same thing over and over again. So an opportunity to play with a new toy is a definite winner. Team that with chocolate, and the fact it’s from Lakeland, a shop that re

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