Tagged: baking

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S’mores Brownies

For me S’mores are even more American than apple pie. I know I’m misusing the idiom a little bit here but you just don’t see them anything like as much in the UK. I...

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Maple & Pecan Flapjacks

Sunday afternoons are just made for baking, even when you don’t know what you’re going to end up with. Indeed, these flapjacks were very much a last minute creation. I had planned on making...

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Viennese Whirls

I love baking but find that I mostly stick to what I know (i.e. cakes) and rarely venture into the world of biscuits. Part of me worries that there’s more that can go wrong....

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Crispy Marshmallow Bites

Happy Halloween!  Even though I’m not a huge fan of Halloween a lot of my friends really get into the spirit of the season and enthusiasm can be infectious. Though rather than dressing up...

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Dublin Mudslide Pavlova

One of the phrases I hear on a relatively regular basis from my husband is “you never make that for me” – generally deployed in response to me recalling a distant memory of a...

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Rocky Road

We’ve got a lot of busy, social weekends coming up as we head into Christmas and I think it’s always nice to bring along a little gift or treat for your friends if you...

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Blondies

I can’t remember when I had my first Blondies but I’m pretty sure that, like most people, I was somewhat of a skeptic. I mean, why would you make a brownie without the most...

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Simple Cherry Compote

For something that’s so easy to make, a Cherry Compote is an amazingly versatile thing to have around the kitchen. You can use it in baking as a filling for sponge cakes, to top...

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

I like to write a little introduction to most of my recipes, but in this case I think I’ll let the food do the talking – therefore, I present to you my Triple Chocolate...

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Dorset Apple Cake

I was born and raised in Dorset and have often wondered what the link is between the county and its eponymous apple cake. I’m sure plenty of apples are grown here but it’s never...

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Cherry Bakewell Cake

I love a Cherry Bakewell and in days past I could sit down with half a dozen of them along with a cup of tea and run out of cakes before I’d emptied my...

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Honeycomb

There are some recipes that feel like they’re part science experiment and part magic – for me Honeycomb is definitely one of them.  It seems a little crazy that you get so much of...

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Lemon Ginger Drizzle Cake

One of my favourite childhood memories has to be that of baking at the weekend with my either my Mum or my Nan (well, that and making pompoms from a ball of wool and...