Bakes, Small Treats

Raisin and Cherry Flapjack

This week I'll be sharing with you an easy and yummy flapjack recipe! This flapjack is great for an on-the-go snack or back to school treat. The best thing about flapjack is you can add all different kinds of dried fruit, so really get creative with it! What you'll need: 300g oats 100g brown sugar… Continue reading Raisin and Cherry Flapjack

Bakes, Cupcakes

Lemon and Coconut Cupcakes

Lemon and coconut cupcakes with a candied lemon segment for decoration! These cupcakes are the perfect combination for a summers day treat! ~ Makes 12 large cupcakes ~ What you'll need: 150g margarine250g caster sugar3 eggs150g self-raising flour1 tsp baking powder2 lemons (we'll be using the rind and the juice!)80g desiccated coconut75ml water200g unsalted butter400g… Continue reading Lemon and Coconut Cupcakes

Bakes, Brownies

Mint Chocolate Brownies

This week I'll be sharing with you my mint chocolate brownies! These brownies are a great alternative to your classic flavour and have the added suprise of biscuit in them! What you'll need: 110g unsalted butter, melted250g caster sugar2 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract140g plain flour30g cocoa powderPinch of salt1 tbsp vegetable oil (to grease… Continue reading Mint Chocolate Brownies

Bakes, Cakes, Chocolate

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

Bakes, Seasonal Projects, Small Treats, Valentine's

Valentine’s Heart Macarons

Looking for a different recipe for Valentine's Day this year? Why not have a go at making these heart-shaped vanilla and white chocolate macarons? To make the macaron shells I followed a recipe by Tasty and added pink food colouring gel to get the soft pink colouring. When it came to piping the mixture out… Continue reading Valentine’s Heart Macarons

Bakes, Savouries

Red Onion Chutney

Want to have a go at making your own chutney? This red onion chutney is an easy but tasty recipe! What you'll need: Onions x 2 1 tbsp olive oil 150g dark muscovado sugar 100ml red wine vinegar 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1/4 tsp of chilli powder… Continue reading Red Onion Chutney

Bakes, Savouries

Cheese and Herb Scones

The first recipe of 2020! Thought I'd kick of the new year with one of my favourites! All throughout the year my mum, sister and I visit Perrywoods Garden Centre and always eat in their tearooms and the scones are absolutely to die for! So this recipe is my take on their tearoom herb scones!… Continue reading Cheese and Herb Scones

Bakes, Cupcakes

Classic Butterfly Cakes

I love a classic British butterfly cake and as they are my dad's favourite they are constantly in demand in our house. So today I'm sharing with you an adaptation of a recipe by Mary Berry. What you’ll need for the cakes: 100g soft margarine100g caster sugar2 eggs100g self-raising flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 tsp vanilla… Continue reading Classic Butterfly Cakes

Bakes, Brownies

Gluten Free Brownies

Hello! Welcome back! This week I'll be sharing my recipe for gluten free brownies. Don't worry gluten eaters, you can make these too, simply by using normal plain flour in substitute! ~ Makes 12 brownies ~ Here's what you'll need for the brownies: 55g unsalted butter1 large egg70g plain gluten free flour blend20g cocoa powderPinch… Continue reading Gluten Free Brownies