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Cinnamon, Oat & Raisin Cookie Jar

I love to give homemade gifts for birthdays & Christmas. Something that you put some thought & effort into that you hope will be well received. I made some layered cookie ingredients jars a few years back & they wer...

Vanilla Cupcakes with Dulce De Leche Buttercream & Filling

I love making vanilla cupcakes, so easy yet so scrummy!   This time I decided to jazz them up with a jar of dulce de leche (first time I’ve brought this divine stuff).   Follow the recipe for just the wonderful cupcak...


Cinnamon Scones

I love scones! Heaven with clotted cream & jam mmmmmmmm.   Thought I’d make a slight adjustment and have a go at adding a cinnamon touch, the results were fab!   I use Delias Buttermilk scones recipe

Cinnamon, Cherry & Raisin Ring

  When Gav asked for Chelsea buns the other day I thought I’d make something along those lines but slightly different.   This is an altered recipe from Jennie Shapters book Bread Machine. I have used the book loads ov...


Pecan & Maple Syrup Biscotti

  I love biscotti! I made chocolate ones a while back and they were delicious & surprisingly easy to make. This time I really fancied making them with that fab combination of maple syrup & pecan nuts.   They a...

Dough Balls (plain & stuffed)

I love making dough balls. They are easy to make and tasty and can be customised to suit!   I use my breadmaker to mix the dough and do the first rise. You could mix by hand just remember the dough will need to go in an oi...


Wake Up & Taste The Coffee Biscuits

I love coffee & coffee flavoured treats too. I realised the other day I haven’t ever had coffee flavoured biscuits (if I have they were clearly not very memorable). So clearly I needed to fix this missing item in my life! T...

Easy Brownie Pops

Brownies are a huge favourite for my family & friends so they get made on a fairly regular basis. I just love the squishy deep chocolate chunks of gorgeousness! They are great with a cup of coffee, wonderful as a dessert he...


Butterscotch Apple Meringue

  We’ve had a sort out in the house & loft recently and I came across a pile of Gavin’s Nans recipes which we had found stashed in the back of a cookery book. I try and be organised with recipes but have them on scraps...

Rustic Apple & Cinnamon Cakes

Apples are in huge supply at the moment so I’ve been making the most of them and using them alot. Several local folk have kindly shared their harvest and I’ve had a constant supply for weeks! This recipe was one of those I can’...