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Banoffee pavlova slice
Banoffee pavlova slice
Banoffee pavlova slice

Easy Banoffee Pavlova

An easy pudding to satisfy that sweet tooth! I usually have a can or jar of caramel in the cupboard as well as double cream in the fridge and having chickens means eggs are always on hand too. Perfect, add bananas and we’...
 
Biscuits
 
Choc salami3
Choc salami3
Choc salami3

Chocolate and a Bit Boozy “Salami” Roll

Chocolate and a Bit Boozy Salami This is a delight to eat and so easy to make. Lovely with a coffee after a meal or an afternoon perk up! Also, it’s very forgiving, so a great way to use up the last few nuts in a bag or a packe...

 
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Fruitys-2
Fruitys-2
Fruitys-2

Blackberry Mojito Fruit Rolls

Blackberry Mojito Fruit Rolls Blackberry Mojito Fruit Rolls 325g blackberries, washed and dried 1 tsp lime juice 1 tbsp white rum 1 or 2 small mint leaves Golden or maple syrup or honey to taste A grown up version of fruit wind...
 
Biscuits
 
Blackcurrant bars stack2
Blackcurrant bars stack2
Blackcurrant bars stack2

Blackcurrant Seeded Bars

This year has seen a bumper crop of berries in the garden. I’ve never had more then a handful of blackcurrants until now, we have loads and I wanted to make something with them. I’m not a huge fan of blackcurrant fl...

 
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Malteser-9a
Malteser-9a
Malteser-9a

Malteser Truffles

I decided to make something sweet for Father’s Day and these popped in my mind as worth experimenting with. It took 3 goes to get the consistency right, the first 2 being too soft, they make a fantastic sauce for ice cream when...
 
Cakes
 
Choc carrot cupcakes 2
Choc carrot cupcakes 2
Choc carrot cupcakes 2

Chocolate Carrot Cupcakes

I really like carrot cake and I like chocolate so to combine the two has to be a win win! I made these in cupcake cases then remembered I had the little silicon plant pots which suit them perfectly! My lovely daughter made the ...

 
Cakes
 
Lemon brownie stack
Lemon brownie stack
Lemon brownie stack

Lemon and White Chocolate ‘Brownies’

We are a brownie loving household, something we all enjoy. I thought I’d try something along the same lines, you know, rich and squidgy, but use lemon and white chocolate instead of plain or milk chocolate. The result was lovel...
 
Cakes
 
Snowy Pie slice
Snowy Pie slice
Snowy Pie slice

Snowy Pie

I recently made a Mississippi Mud Pie for a magazine commission, it was total heaven on a plate (if a little calorific!!!) I decided a white chocolate version would be worth a try, let’s just say it was! Print recipe Snowy Pie ...

 
Cakes
 
Amaretto & Dark Choc
Amaretto & Dark Choc
Amaretto & Dark Choc

Amaretto and Dark Chocolate Baked Cheesecake

I love cheesecake, baked or no bake, all flavours, whether it’s fruity or sweet and spicy! I reckoned an Amaretto flavour  (a sweet, almond-flavoured, Italian liqueur) would work well, so decided to pair it with dark chocolate ...
 
Biscuits
 
Lamington biscuits toasted
Lamington biscuits toasted
Lamington biscuits toasted

Lamington Biscuits

I’ve made lamingtons in the past, I’m a big fan, I really love coconut and with the chocolate it’s a win win! I thought a biscuit version would be nice, incorporating vanilla, coconut and chocolate flavours. The biscuit is butt...