Bakes & Treats — buttercream
We Are Tea
We partnered with our pals over at About Time Magazine, for a special week dedicated to tea. We’re a sucker for a brew, but there’s more to the humble tea leaf than just drinking a cuppa. The amazing Kate Hackworthy from Veggie Desserts got to work on our whole chamomile flowers. Kate says: I'm a journalist, author and award-winning UK food blogger. I love to create vegetarian and vegan recipes, plus my creative vegetable desserts! I’ll show you how to eat your veggies at every meal. Ready, set, bake: Our whole chamomile flowers come from Egypt, where they are hand-picked & transported to us here in the UK. Did you know...
We Are Tea
This week we have teamed up with Lily Vanilli to bring you the cakes of ALL cakes. Covered in a fragrant and delicious Earl Grey buttercream (the flavour comes from gently infusing cream with tea bags) the slices of fresh figs and a honey mascarpone filling are sandwiched by a light vanilla sponge. Perfect with a cuppa! You will need: Vanilla sponge 2 x 9″ cake tins, lined 330g plain flour, sifted 320g caster sugar 1.5 tbs baking powder Pinch of salt 175g unsalted butter, room temperature 3 eggs 190ml whole milk 1.5 tsp good vanilla extract Earl Grey buttercream 100g unsalted butter, softened 300g...