Places to visit

Lola’s Cupcakes – London

Last weekend, the Cake Escapes family spent the weekend in London. As we rose back to street level from the underground we were surprised by this oh-so-cute illuminated cart. It showcased such a pretty array of cakes – we couldn’t walk by without pausing to look…which quickly turned into buying! Who could resist this colourful sight? Spot… Continue reading Lola’s Cupcakes – London


Bourbon Biscuits: beating the shortage!

Did you hear the one about the biscuit factory flood in Carlisle resulting in a national biscuit shortage? After starting to miss our favourite  chocolate biscuits we had a go at making our own using this Good Housekeeping recipe : For the biscuits: 250 g (9oz) plain flour 125 g (4oz) unsalted butter 125g (4oz)… Continue reading Bourbon Biscuits: beating the shortage!

Places to visit

Rose Cottage Tea Rooms, Cockington, Devon

Cockington is a hidden gem in the Torbay area. It is situated just outside of Torquay as you head towards Paignton. Signposted off the main seafront road, Cockington Lane transports you back in time.  As you enter Cockington, you notice the thatched cottages, stone walls, glorious country gardens and narrow roads occupied by walkers, cyclists and horses.… Continue reading Rose Cottage Tea Rooms, Cockington, Devon