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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Blackberry Cake..


Looking for a cake recipe with sweeteners instead of sugar? 


How about trying this Blackberry Cake.


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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Persimon® and Pomegranate Pavlova Star..


Persimon® and Pomegranate Pavlova Star. This gorgeous meringue dessert is made with whisked egg whites and caster sugar, piped or spread out into a star shape. It’s slowly baked, then topped with whipped cream, sliced Spanish Persimon® and pomegranate seeds.

Perfect for a dinner parties, Christmas or a weekend treat.


Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours 
Serves: 6
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Saturday, 19 November 2016

Apple and Blackberry Breakfast Crumble with Pear and Cinnamon Custard...


Today I am sharing a lovely winter-warming recipe: Apple and Blackberry Breakfast Crumble with Pear and Cinnamon Custard. We love crumbles here, Especially when it is cold outside. A perfect treat for after Sunday dinner. 🍏

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

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Thursday, 13 October 2016

Christmas Pudding & Sherry Cheesecake..


It's never too early for  thinking of getting your Christmas recipes sorted; right? Today I have this yummy Christmas Pudding & Sherry Cheesecake to share. Perfect for a dinner date, special treat or party...

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Peach and Passion Fruit Mousse Recipe..


Peach and Passion Fruit Mousse Recipe. This elegant peach and passion fruit mousse recipe is light and refreshing, the perfect end to a special meal.


Serves: 4

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Sunday, 9 October 2016

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Pear And Almond Puff Tarts With Caramel Sauce...


Pear and Almond Puff Tarts with Caramel Sauce. These little puff tarts are so easy to make – and even easier to eat!

Preparation 20 mins

Cooking 20 mins

Makes 6

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Friday, 30 September 2016

Rustic Raspberry Crumble


Fancy making this Rustic Raspberry Crumble?

Serves 4

Time 40–50 minutes

Per portion: 593 Kcal

26g fat (15g saturated)

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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Plum And Ginger Duff...


Plum and ginger duff. This is of course a traditional Christmas recipe; a steamed pudding in the style of a Christmas pudding. If you have never made a steamed pudding before, it might seem a bit intimidating but it’s really not difficult to make. You will need string, a 1.5 litre (2½ pint) pudding bowl, greaseproof paper and foil.


Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time: 3 hours

Serves: 6-8

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Nectarine Tarte Tatin...


Nectarine Tarte Tatin

Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus cooling

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Serves: 6-8

This upside down tart is commonly made with apples but other fruits also work well - such as pears, plums, nectarines or peaches. It’s very easy to make, but you need to have the courage to let the nectarines caramelise, so let them cook slowly for enough time so that their juices blend with the butter and sugar. You will also need a bit of courage to flip the tart over. You will need a 20cm (8 inch) frying pan that has an ovenproof handle.

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Friday, 2 September 2016

Plum Crumble...


My sons girlfriend brought me and lovely parcel of home grown plums last week.

How lovely :)

I wondering what to make with them.

First I thought of plum jam but them I remembered how much my husband love crumble.

We all love crumble and custard!!


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Sunday, 28 August 2016

Monty Bojangles Choccy Scoffy Brownies..


Monty Bojangles Choccy Scoffy Brownies. How yummy!!

Created by Mark Sargeant.
Truffle experts Monty Bojangles have partnered with Michelin Starred Chef Mark Sargeant to create a range of delicious puddings, snacks and naughty treats.

Marks Top Tip: “These brownies become chewier when they are older so leave for two days and serve with caramel sauce for a really indulgent treat.”


Serves 12-16

Difficulty (1-5): 2
Prep Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 25-35 mins
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Thursday, 28 April 2016

Cooking Through the Decades..


A little while back Rennie Heartburn kindly asked me to take part in a fun recipe challenge, Cooking Through the Decades.

The idea of the post is to recreate one of my favourite and iconic recipes of a from a decade of my choice.

Two of my all time favourite recipes sprang mind; Prawn Cocktail and The Knickerbocker Glory.

Not in the same dish though, hehe. Both still all time favourite recipes of mine which I discovered in the 80's.


Knowing me and my children well, we would both pick out the sweet recipe first every time. So I pick a special back to school treat for them!
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Thursday, 17 March 2016

Queen Bee Cake Stand : House Of Fraser Review...


Last week House Of Fraser asked me if I would like to pick something from their Kitchen Accessories range to review.


It just so happens I was in the middle of decorating my kitchen and I was on the lookout for a nice new cake stand. Perfect timing!
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Monday, 29 February 2016

Popcorn Rocky Roads...


Me and my children are not fans of dark chocolate. I think it is the bitter taste of it that make us go errr. I had some as a gift at Christmas that need to be used so I made these double chocolate popcorn rocky roads. We all enjoyed these!
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Saturday, 21 November 2015

Lemon, Coconut And White Chocolate Truffles...


Lemon, Coconut And White Chocolate Truffles...


Makes: 24 -30 truffles

Preparation and Cooking Time: 20 minutes plus overnight chilling

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Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Sweet And Sour Satsuma and kiwi Pie...


Over on Tots 100 website they have teamed up with Clover and are running a fantastic competition to win £500 in supermarket vouchers. How amazing would this prize be!?! My 2 oldest sons will be home from Uni then and it would be unbelievable. Just before Christmas too. You can read all about the competition and enter it yourself here: Win with Tots 100 and Clover.


Today I am sharing my #NothingArtificial recipe with you and this is my entry into the competition. I have gone for a sweet treat. Most packaged up cakes you buy in the supermarket has something artificial in them to keep them fresh for longer. It amazes me how you can sometimes pick a box of muffins up and they have a sell buy date of 3 months on them. How fresh are these? Also brought a flapjack that had a years best before date of a year. Home made cakes and treats are much better for you.

Over the weekend I made this amazingly yummy Sweet And Sour Satsuma and kiwi Pie. The sweet is in the biscuit base and dark caramel filling and the sour is in the kiwi and lemon juice, they work great all together! Good thing about this recipe is you make it in 3 different stages as you need to wait for the base to set and caramel to cool before adding the cream. So if your short on time, you can make it throughout the day.
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Friday, 6 November 2015

Apple & Cinnamon Cake...


Spiced apple yogurt cake, delicious served warm with custard or crème fraiche..


Makes: 8” cake
Serves: 8-10 slices
Preparation and Cooking Time: 1hr 15 minutes​

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Friday, 2 October 2015

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes..


2 of my favourite things.

Chocolate fairy buns and cookies!!

Why not bake them both together!?!


Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes.

Guest post from Dr. Oetker.

Makes 12 cupcakes.

Average up to 80 Min.
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Saturday, 19 September 2015

Marshmallow Crispy Cupcakes...


Marshmallow Crispy Cupcakes

Makes : 12 cupcakes

Level : Easy

Guest post : Dr. Oetker

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