Whenever the kids ask me, “what’s your favourite fruit, Mummy?” the answer will always be, bananas! I’ve always been a fan of bananas, in fact anything banana – banana sweeties, banana puddings, banana hair products; I currently have a banana shower gel stood in my shower. So it’s really no surprise that one of my favourite bakes from Granny is her Banana Loaf.Read More
There’s a birthday approaching in the Baking with Granny house. And it’s a big one! Granny has recently retired from making cakes but as it’s John’s 5th birthday next week she has decided to put her pinny on once more and whip up another birthday cake that will no doubt get heads turning. To mark the occasion, lets take a wee look back at all the birthday cakes she’s already done for the The Boys over the past 5 years!
Happy Hogmany, folks!
For those of you outwith Scotland, Hogmanay is our version of New Years. The origins of the term ‘Hogmanay’ is at best uncertain but it isn’t without it’s traditions. Torch-light processions, singing Auld Lang Syne, street parties and of course first-footing; the custom of being the first visitor in a home after the bells at midnight. And for good luck your first-footer should be a tall, dark, handsome stranger, carrying some sort of gift. So if you’re planning on doing some first-footing yourself then this Black Bun is just the gift you need.Read More