13 March 2016

Lemon cupcakes


Spring is finally here and I couldn't be happier, the cold weather was really starting to bring me down. So much so that I haven't posted on my blog since September! I thought I'd come back with something delicious and fresh and what could be better than lemon. The lemon flavour always reminds me of the sun so it was definitely a must have for todays lovely weather.

12 September 2015

Cinnamon baked doughnuts


I've had such a rough first week back in work that I needed cheering up, the one thing that helps me to do this is baking. So with my cupboards being empty I ran to Tesco to get some supplies. I love baked doughnuts as they are so quick to make, and once you have a basic recipe you can adapt it to suit all flavour combinations.

23 August 2015

Walnut brownies

  

I always hate it when I get the urge to bake but I have hardly any ingredients in the house, it makes things really complicated. However these brownies are one of my favourites to make on short notice, most of the ingredients you will have in the house. Today I'm off to my mums house for some Tapas and Wine, and I know for a fact that she will have nothing there for dessert so I decided last minute to bake these brownies as I knew I had all the ingredients spare. 

20 August 2015

Oaty cookies (Hobnobs)


Whenever I go over my Grandparents house for a cup of tea I always go straight for the biscuit tin simply because I know they contain my favourite biscuit in the world, the trusty McVities Hobnob! They are so delicious that I knew I had to try and come up with a recipe that was just as good, and after days and days of soggy, rock hard and inedible biscuits I finally did it! These biscuits taste just the same, and are so simple to make, they can also be stored for up to a week in your trusty tin.

19 August 2015

Thumbprint cookies

 If I crave something it is always something sweet, these thumbprint cookies are perfect for that, they are small but sweet and hit the craving right out of the park. They can be stored for up to five days and are so easy to make the kids will love them.

The biscuit is moist and the jam is the perfect sweetness, making these cookies a simple but delicious treat.

Clementine and dark chocolate chip madeira cake


 For me this time of year is the best for watching TV, simply because The Great British Bake off is back on, which means that my Wednesday nights are fully booked for the next few weeks. It also means that my baking groove is back so any free time is spent in the kitchen, baking some delicious bakes. The first episode of the show was cakes with the contestant baking some incredible Madeira cakes. 

28 June 2015

Chocolate chip muffins


Muffins are one of the best things to make if you are a beginner, all you basically do is combine all the ingredients, stick them in the oven and 20 minutes later out comes a perfectly cooked batch of muffins. With muffins you can also create some amazing flavour combinations, whether they be savoury or sweet.