Small Japanese cheesecake in a loaf pan

This is so fluffy and gentle. You could bed yourself down right into it. Japanese cheesecake is a treat which needs to be judged on its own merits. What they share with their European and American counterparts is a body largely comprising cream cheese, but rather than a dense baked custard, the making of them requires a good beating for fine, airy […]

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Simple, small Victoria sponge with raspberry honey lemongrass preserves

A classic Victoria sponge: light, tender, buttery cake sandwiching a tangy-sweet layer of raspberry jam and buttercream. Don’t tell any of them in the WI, but I filled the sponge¬†with homemade raspberry honey lemongrass jam.¬†You can of course use any raspberry jam you want–perhaps choose one which isn’t overly sweet so it balances the buttercream […]

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