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Cinnamon Tear & Share Mini Rolls

We are a cinnamon & bread loving household, bring the 2 together and it can only be brilliant!     These lasted literally about 5 minutes, amazing I managed to get any photos at all. Print out recipe here   I...
 
Christmas
 

Baileys Truffles

I was recently given a truffle recipe by the lovely lady running a marzipan shaping day I attended. She had made a batch for us to eat and gave out the recipe. The thing that I liked (apart from the taste of course) was that th...

 
Biscuits
 

Cinnamon Biscuits

I use this recipe absolutely loads. It is based on one from a childrens cook book of Freys. You can leave them plain or decorate to your hearts content! We love cinnamon so have these all year round but they’re especially good ...
 
Biscuits
 

Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar

Here’s a chocolate version of the cookie jar I posted recently. They make fab gifts & are also great to have on ‘stand by’ in the cupboard. I like to use the Bonne Maman jars, not only is it a great way to recycle but they ...

 
Cakes
 

Ginger Spice Cupcakes

We all love the delicious wintery smell & taste of ginger in our house. So I thought I’d have a bash at making a light gingery cupcake. So easy to make and they taste scrummy. I used vanilla buttercream but for a double wha...
 
Biscuits
 

Citrus Polenta Crunchies

These are a biscuit with a real crunch. Using polenta adds a grainy texture & I think it works really well with the citrus flavours. Easy peasy to make and doesn’t take long at all. Strangely they are much nicer when they a...

 
Biscuits
 

Coconut & Lime Biscuits

I just love the flavours of zingy lime and sweet coconut together and these biscuits are quick & easy to make and so tasty.   They store well in a tin for a week, if they stick around that long!   Perfect with a c...
 
Biscuits
 

Paul Hollywood Competition win!

I was recently one of the extremely lucky winners of a recipe competition. The amazing prize was to have a baking session with Paul Hollywood in London, where I would bake my recipe and he would share baking tips & tricks w...

 
I ♥ Italy
 

Candied Peel

I thought I’d give this a go as I haven’t tried to make them before and they make nice little gifts or after dinner treats. It’s pretty straightforward just a little time consuming. They’re really moreish, so be warned!   ...
 
Cakes
 

Spicy Wine Soaked Fruit Cake

Although we will eat it, no-one at my house is that keen on the heavy rich fruit cake you have at Christmas time. We’ll all happily tuck into a lighter version, so I thought I’d add a bit of a wintery feel by using a mulled win...