Fiona cairns melting recipes

Chocolate and beetroot sandwich cake

Chocolate and beetroot sandwich cake

a chocolate and beetroot cake in Fiona Cairns' Bake and Decorate. Those of you who have been. following my Kitchen Garden Notes series will know that I've
Easter cookies

Easter cookies

Adapted from Bake and decorate by Fiona Cairns 250g salted soft butter. Classic shortbread. This is the second post in my Easter series
Birthday Cakes Extravaganza

Birthday Cakes Extravaganza

One of my newly acquired birthday items was Bake and Decorate by Fiona Cairns, a book I became aware of through reading Oxslip's eclectic blog
Chocolate Mousse Torte

Chocolate Mousse Torte

It's adapted from a Fiona Cairns recipe from Bake & Decorate. I created this dessert for a friend who wanted a special recipe to cook for her partner on their anniversary
Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

My first approach was a classic salted caramel buttercream based on a Fiona Cairns recipe. The other week I had a request from the lovely Ashley over at peachtreesandbumblebees for a caramel cake recipe
Russian Doll Matryoshka Birthday Cake

Russian Doll Matryoshka Birthday Cake

I also remembered having seen a similar sort of cake in Fiona Cairns' Birthday Cake Book, though the cakes look quite different - Fiona gives instructions for how to carve the cakes so they stand up, and makes a selection of varying sizes (like the dolls which stack inside each other)

Surprise fridge cake

1. Butter a 24x11cm loaf tin or the equivalent and line it with clingfilm, allowing a generous excess to overhang the edges