Frangipane Mince Pies

With the Christmas season coming up (yes I have just said the C word in November) I thought that I would share my favourite mince pie recipe with you, my family love these and prefer them over your regular mince pies. I have adapted this Mince Pie Recipe from the Queen of baking Mary Berry, … Continue reading Frangipane Mince Pies

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My 29th Birthday

Last month was my 29th Birthday! I didn't really have much planned for my birthday but I said to my Mom and Boyfriend about going to the Safari Park as we had a free return and I love animals. Thankfully we had good weather for our trip out, we had a lovely day out together … Continue reading My 29th Birthday

“Treat or Treat” Halloween Cupcakes

Yes these cupcakes look gruesome and really not that appetising, unfortunately my dad said it looked like something the dog had brought up (how lovely)... I suppose that can be still classed as creepy and gross for Halloween. So are these cupcakes a Trick or Treat... Have I really just baked some slime, worms with … Continue reading “Treat or Treat” Halloween Cupcakes

Toffee Apple Cupcakes

Fancy an little treat in time for Halloween and Bonfire Night, how about these Toffee Apple Cupcakes. They are soft and moist, with the sweetness and chewiness of the apple and toffee pieces. I have actually made them twice but doing them different ways, the first batch of cupcakes I did was using Whitworths Choc … Continue reading Toffee Apple Cupcakes

Triple Chocolate Muffins

I did this bakery style muffin recipe twice, the first time I did it using caster sugar and I felt that they were a little light in colour, so afterwards I did the muffins again but this time using light brown sugar. I found that the brown sugar ones came out a nice golden brown … Continue reading Triple Chocolate Muffins

Beef & Chorizo Empanadas

Empanadas are a pastry that is either fried or baked, with a sweet or savoury filling, a disc of pastry is folded in half encasing the filling, a little like our savoury pasties and fruit turnovers. These empanadas are great for a snack to take on a picnic or even to serve at the buffet … Continue reading Beef & Chorizo Empanadas

Visiting my Sister in Bangor, Wales & My Trip with Mom to the Safari Park

I know I haven't posted a recipe for a while, my Mom had a couple of weeks off work so me and my parents visited my sister in Bangor, Wales and stopped at hers for a few days and me and Mom went to the Safari Park. Visiting my Sister in Bangor, Wales My sister … Continue reading Visiting my Sister in Bangor, Wales & My Trip with Mom to the Safari Park

Malteser Rocky Road

Rocky Roads are great to make when you have chocolate leftover from Easter or Christmas or if you want to make something sweet for a treat that does not involve baking. What is there not to love about a Rocky Road, you've got chocolate and plenty of it, crunchy pieces of cereal or biscuits, soft … Continue reading Malteser Rocky Road

Individual Giant Chocolate Orange Chip Cookies – to gift

Whenever I make my boyfriend a giant chocolate chip cookie cake, his brothers are always nicking some and when I say some... I mean a lot. I thought that I would make some giant cookies to gift, they aren't as big as my Giant Chocolate Orange Chip Cookie Cake, but they are larger than most … Continue reading Individual Giant Chocolate Orange Chip Cookies – to gift

Giant Chocolate Orange Chip Cookie Cake

My boyfriend loves my Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakes, and he really likes Terry's Chocolate Orange, so when I said about making him one with chocolate orange, it certainly got his taste buds going. He said not to tell his brother's that it had Terry's Chocolate Orange in, as they love it too, as well … Continue reading Giant Chocolate Orange Chip Cookie Cake