It’s that time of year again when the ghosties and ghoolies come out to play, just as the leaves are starting to turn orange and the cold, dark nights draw in. Spiders webs glisten like diamonds in the frost and snarling pumpkins light the way… So why not get into that Halloween mood by baking… Continue reading Halloween cake.
Ingredients: 500g White bread mix 2tsp Almond essence 50g Desiccated Coconut 60g Sultanas 60g Chopped Apricots 1/2 tsp Baking powder 310ml Warm water 30g Ground almonds Small bit of milk. Method: Preheat the oven to 180oC. Place all of the ingredients except the milk into a large bowl and stir until well combined. Let the… Continue reading Easy Almond and Fruit Bread
A lovely blueberry and lime sponge that is super quick and easy to make.
You know when you REALLY fancy a chocolaty dessert but you really can't be bothered baking? Luckily for me I had a few bits and pieces lying around to make this little beauty in under five minutes. It's easy and tasty and will satisfy your sweetie cravings without having to wait all afternoon. I admit… Continue reading 5 Minute Chocolate and Orange Pud.
I got the carby hankering that only copious amounts of bread can solve followed by the desperate need for chocolate. This gave me an idea for an incredibly indulgent treat which combines those two things beautifully. It's gooey Nutella and hazelnuts nestled inside soft, fluffy white bread. All of this indulgence is covered with chopped… Continue reading Nutella and Hazelnut Bread.
This traditional pudding is both quick and very indulgent. They are best made a good few hours before serving so that they have time to set properly in the fridge. I don't recommend that pregnant woman or small children eat this dessert due to the use of raw eggs. Ingredients: (serves 2) 40g 70% Good… Continue reading Chocolate Mousse
An easy cookie that tastes delicious.
Here is a recipe for a healthier version of apple crumble. I have used a mixture of Bramley cooking apples and golden delicious to add some natural sweetness without the addition of excessive sugar. The crumble topping is low sugar and I have used ground almonds to increase the sweetness naturally. The added bonus is… Continue reading Low Sugar Apple Crumble
This is so simple to do and is an ideal summer desert. Buttery, moist with a slight tang from the fruit. Ingredients: Base: 360g frozen mixed summer fruits 40g icing sugar Sponge: 110g sugar 110g softened unsalted butter 110g Self raising flour 2 medium eggs 1tsp vanilla essence Method: Place 360g of frozen mixed summer… Continue reading Summer fruits upside down cake.
disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in this post. These are sweet and crunchy and very moreish, I had to give away almost all of my test batch to try to save my waists line. They are exactly how I feel a cookie should be. Crunchy on the outside and a little gooey on the inside.… Continue reading Almond and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in this post. This is a recipe I started to design back in high school, obviously booze free back then. It started as a simple cake based delight and then evolved into a boozie, chocolate indulgence. These make ideal gifts for birthdays and Christmas and are quite simple to… Continue reading Cheeky Gin Truffles.
A low sugar fairy cake that tastes like the naughty version.