Far from being basic, muffins have so much more to offer. Firstly, they are much easier to make than cake and taste just as good. Secondly, they are better for you as they are made with unsaturated fat i.e. plant based oil rather than butter and finally, and best of all, they are super easy to be creative with. So, let your imagination run wild … Continue reading Much more to muffins
This time of year, is particularly hard for those revising for exams. Every minute of the day seems to be robbed from them – if they are not revising, they are feeling guilty that they are not and if they are, they are on the brink of total boredom. We have all been there and deep down we know it’s just a passage of time … Continue reading Revision time… quick fix chocolate mug cake
Biscuits on sticks – a sure winner at every cake sale and children’s party alike. Very simple to make and bake, just choose your theme and shape and decorate accordingly. Added bonus – no sticky fingers! I have made these for all sorts of occasions, but my firm favourite are the happy faces always guaranteed to put a smile of every face! Ingredients 90g butter, … Continue reading Biscuit Lollies
Stuck for ideas on what to feed someone who follows both a vegan and a gluten free diet and want to keep it simple. Then here is your answer! A Socca also known as a Farinata , originating from Genoa, it is an unleavened pancake which is similar to a flat Yorkshire pudding, which you can easily add flavours to making it to your own … Continue reading Carrot & Cumin Socca
Flapjacks have always been my go-to recipe, I love them! This recipe is a crowd pleaser so if you need to bake for a cake sale or perhaps as a bring to work treat then this is for you. I used to make these the first Friday of the month for my colleagues as a charity fundraiser varying the flavours each time so hence, they … Continue reading Thank Flapjack it’s Friday!
One a penny, two a penny, Hot Cross Buns!! Good Friday is simply not Good Friday unless you have Hot Cross Buns. Traditionally reserved for this special day, these buns are now widely available all year round. I love how the year is punctuated with events, festivities and celebrations. It’s a shame manufacturers merge these into one and thus each event loses its uniqueness. Of … Continue reading Hot Cross Buns…Hot Cross Buns
These biscuits are traditionally served at Easter and make a delightful change from chocolate. Although a little old fashioned in taste using mixed spice and currants, they never fail to delight children with spring inspired shapes representing new life. Being a secret cookie cutter collector myself, I was delighted to make use of my bunny and chick cutters. Kids love making these so roll, shape … Continue reading Easter Biscuits