Summer Berry Ripple Ice Cream Loaf

Summer has arrived! This obviously means trips to the seaside, barbecues and ice creams in abundance! This dish was inspired by Lorraine Pascale’s Raspberry Ripple Parfait, but you could really use any fruit to ripple through it. Frozen works best and I had a few bags of strawberries and blueberries in the freezer so that’s…

Chocolate & Strawberry Gateau

Everybody loves chocolate gateau, it’s a simple fact of life. Often it’s made with black cherries or fruits of the forest making it quite a wintery dessert. The use of fresh strawberries in my version gives it a bit of a lift and transforms it for summer time. Chocolate gateau is a great crowd pleaser,…

Happy Birthday to Me! … Sunday Bakes – Victoria Sponge

 I am very pleased to announce that Diary of a Saucepot is officially one year old today! I started this blog as a bit of an outlet, something productive to do with my time outside of work life. I’m an avid reader of blogs of all different kinds and had wanted to start my own…