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Scrabble tile letters Valentine toppers

I have a bag of Scrabble tiles that come out occasionally for adding to photo’s, which I really like the look of. Then the other day I saw a beautiful wedding cake that had used them, well a sugarpaste version, which looked ama...

Chocolate Chip Swirl Buns

I had a few egg yolks left over after making loads of macarons recently. I froze them in batches mixed with a little sugar and labels on as my memory is dreadful! Well, I decided to make buns with some egg yolk enriched dough. ...


Christmas Muffins

I decided to make some muffins with a Christmas inspired taste. The smell of spices will fill your kitchen and then you get to scoff the labours of your hard work, perfect! You can vary the spices and fruit to your taste or wha...

Pecan and Maple Shortbread Hearts

  I just love pecan nuts and maple syrup together. Always reminds me of Autumn for some reason…… I decided to add the flavours to shortbread, perfect with my cuppa!     Conversion chart if you’re not metric via D...


Tiffin Cupcakes

Easy to make and delicious to eat, tiffin is perfect for an afternoon perk up with a cuppa. I decided to make an individual sized portion, no cutting and they look like cupcakes too! The mixed spice is an optional extra which m...


Have been meaning to make these for about a week, ready for Halloween and by the skin of my teeth I managed to get them ready before the doorbell rings with trick and treaters! You could add these brains to cupcakes, biscuits o...


Oaty Coconut Crunch Cookies

I had a bit of a craving recently for a crunchy cookie with oats and coconut, I seem to remember years and years ago making something scrummy with oil and not butter so felt the need to create them again!   I had some whea...

Chickens! Here come the girls……………..

We used to keep chickens when I was young, lots in a large run. I’ve always wanted to have a few but after seeing that a local farm was rehoming a large batch, the decision was made. Now our garden is by no means large, b...