The reunion with Easter treats (is at first) somewhat upsetting. I look at them with disdain as soon as I see them appear on the supermarket shelves post December 25th (basically, Boxing Day) because inevitably, they mark the end of Christmas...and my January detox. Creme Eggs in particular are my biggest weakness, to the point where … Continue reading Creme Egg brownies!
In the summer of 2005 I had a hideous sickness bug that left me bed ridden and inexplicably bored for two weeks as my Dad made me watch the Ashes all day, everyday. But it wasn’t this boredom nor the fact we actually won the Ashes tournament (or whatever) that reminds me of that summer, … Continue reading Oreo brownies
My love affair with peanut butter is fairly recent, but now I'm pretty convinced it will go with almost everything and make it taste that bit nicer too! To top it off, someone even told me it's good for you...and that rats like it... Well, good for me or not, adding peanut butter to … Continue reading Chocolate and Peanut Butter bites
This sweet almond sponge is balanced by the twang of the fruity raspberry jam, marbled throughout the cupcakes. Topped with a creamy raspberry buttercream, these are perfect with a cup of tea or, well, for any occasion really! To make these cupcakes extra dreamy, top them with everyone's favourite movie star...I recently took these to … Continue reading Raspberry and Almond ‘dreamboat’ cupcakes
So we could probably all do with some cheering up as it's January, especially as today is officially Blue Monday! To bring a bit of fun to the week, I've made these little wonders: white chocolate, marshmallows, cranberries, sultanas and corn flakes...sounds strange but don't knock it til you try it! It's the perfect way … Continue reading White Chocolate Confetti Bars