Halloween Biscuits

As Halloween is fast approaching and my Instagram feed is fill with beautiful pictures of pumpkins and autumnal colours I decided to jump on the bandwagon and join in the best way I know how…. with baking. For this I used my biscuit and icing recipe from my Iced Gems post.  I rested the dough in the fridge for an…

National Baking Week: Cadbury Double Decker Recipes

I will admit I wasn’t s massive chocolate lover until my second pregnancy where Flakes became a standard craving.  Now I eat chocolate all the time and I often find myself baking chocolate flavoured delights. I was asked if I would share these recipes on the blog and since they all looked so tasty and easy to follow I was more…

The Cake & Bake Show

Whist looking through one of my cake decorating magazines I found an advertisement for the Cake and Bake show at the Excel London. I knew with the promise of free samples Hubby would be fully on board to come with me. We booked the tickets online and got 2 for £20 with a code in the magazine. I won’t lie,…

Almond and Chia Maple Granola

I have never been a breakfast person. I don’t like cereal, I’m not a toast fan and porridge often gives me stomach cramps as it sits too heavy. I have tried it in many forms with many different milk products but I always have the same cramps. For some reason granola doesn’t do this. I have become a huge fan…

Iced Gems

It has been a while since I have done any baking. It was only a matter of time before I got back into the swing of it, I guess I just needed a rest. I woke up this morning with an urge to bake… Last minute doesn’t always work but as I will show you, where there is a will…

Birthday Cake for the Mother in Law

The Mother-in-Laws birthday gave me an excellent opportunity to practice some skills I am trying to perfect. We had invited everyone around ours for Sunday lunch and as that meant 8 adults and 3 children I decided to make a fairly large cake with the idea of giving everyone some to take home with them. The cake itself was chocolate…