Baking Projects

Mini Egg Cookies

This week I decided to give the Mini Egg NYC Cookies by Janes Patisserie a go and they definitely did not disappoint! These cookies were everything I expected them to be, soft and gooey in the middle but a crunchy and golden edge. The recipe says the mixture makes 8 but I managed to get… Continue reading Mini Egg Cookies

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Galaxy Chocolate Traybake

Looking for a simple and easy chocolate cake to make? This cake is great for a quick chocolate fix and with the white chocolate feathering on the top it looks like you’ve put loads of effort into making it! What you’ll need for the cake: 110g soft margarine 110g caster sugar 120g self-raising flour 20g… Continue reading Galaxy Chocolate Traybake

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Banana Milkshake and Caramel Surprise Cupcakes

For this recipe I really fancied being a little bit more creative and playing with the concept of banoffee but with the extra flavour of banana milkshake! What you’ll need for the cupcakes: 150g margarine 150g caster sugar 3 eggs 150g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 banana, mashed For the decoration: Thick caramel/toffee… Continue reading Banana Milkshake and Caramel Surprise Cupcakes

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Milk and Double Rolo Cookies

Do you struggle to choose between milk and double cookies? With this recipe you can have both at the same time with the added bonus of dark chocolate and gooey caramel Rolo’s! What you’ll need: For the vanilla cookie dough: 60g unsalted butter 55g caster sugar 55g soft brown sugar 1/2 a large egg 110g… Continue reading Milk and Double Rolo Cookies

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Sun-dried Tomato and Pesto Swirls

These sundried tomato and pesto pinwheels are the perfect snack for chilled summer evenings and they’re so easy to make! You can cheat like me and buy pre-made pastry or you can make your own. What you’ll need: 4tsp green pesto Sundried tomatoes 50g cheddar cheese, grated 1 sheet of puff pastry (I used gluten-free)… Continue reading Sun-dried Tomato and Pesto Swirls

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Cinnamon and Banana Muffins

This week I tried out a new recipe for Cinnamon and Banana Muffins by Jessica at Together As Family. The recipe was so easy to follow and I loved how they turned out!  Like everyone else during lockdown I’ve really been craving banana bread so what better way to make it than adding cinnamon and… Continue reading Cinnamon and Banana Muffins

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Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes

Fancy making a slightly different bake? Why not use the classic bakewell tart flavours and make some bakewell themed cupcakes? What you’ll need for the cupcakes: 150g margarine 150g caster sugar 3 eggs 150g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp almond extract For the decoration: 250g icing sugar 80ml cold water 50g milk… Continue reading Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes

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Iced Victoria Sponge

Looking for a way to spruce up a classic victoria sponge cake? Adding buttercream and some sprinkles is a great way to make a cake more exciting and appealing. What you’ll need: 175g soft margarine 175g caster sugar 175g self-raising flour 3 eggs 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract For the icing:… Continue reading Iced Victoria Sponge

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Chocolate and Vanilla Marble Loaf

Not sure whether to make a chocolate cake or a vanilla cake? Why not combine both and make this chocolate and vanilla marble loaf topped with a chocolate fudge icing. What you’ll need: 175g soft margarine 175g caster sugar 200g self-rasing flour 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs 2 tbsp milk 1/2 tsp vanilla extract… Continue reading Chocolate and Vanilla Marble Loaf