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

As Great British Bake off returns to our screens so does our weekly requirement for sweet treats. This show is impossible for my and Hubby to watch without cake or chocolate. Initially I decided to make triple chocolate cookies because…. Well you know….. Chocolate. But last minute I decided iced gems would be better. Ok…. Ok…. I made both! Super…

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…