Afternoon tea, the cream tea or high tea has an incredibly grand history and an impeccable pedigree. Indeed the Duchess of Bedford is believed to have created with what we now think of as high tea
As we are spending quite so much time at home, we are doing lots of family baking together. Butterfly cakes are basically small Victoria sponges. Today’s recipe is for our Easter Bird’s Nest chocolate cakes ready for next weekend.
This is my go-to recipe for fruitcake, rich and flavoursome enough for a christening or wedding cake or our family Christmas Cake.
The secret of this recipe to use Nesquik milkshake powder which gives a real milkshake flavour to both the cake and the topping and I added another childhood favourite some white chocolate buttons to give it my own little twist.