To celebrate the arrival of Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge we did a little princess inspired baking and came up with these raspberry swirled teacakes.
These pink hued babies are absolutely delicious and a complete breeze to prepare. My little princess and I stirred these darlings together and had them nestled in the oven baking away to gorgeous goldeness in less than ten minutes. To accompany the teacakes we rippled a little of our raspberry sauce throughout a tub of vanilla bean specked greek thick yoghurt. The combination of teacake, raspberry swirled yoghurt and fresh berries creates a lovely little dessert fitting for any princess.
We made a few changes to the original teacake recipe to ensure these raspberry swirl teacakes are also full of nutritional goodness. We opted for wholemeal flour instead of regular plain, we also added a cup of almond meal which is high in protein, low in carbohydrates and low in sugars. We also left out the white sugar and instead sweetened our batter with a half cup of maple syrup instead.
In terms of baby led weaning these little teacakes make a wonderful treat when served alongside a good dollop of yoghurt and a handful of fresh berries. The shape and soft texture of the teacakes also make them wonderful for baby led weaning beginners. Mr H. had no problem demolishing his teacake for morning tea. These teacakes also freeze beautifully. Simply wrap individual portions, pop into a freezer safe container and stash in the deep freeze for up to three months.
To make your own batch of pink hued raspberry swirl tea cakes simply…