Category Archives: Dried Fruits

Recipe: Rock Cakes

Mum used to make Rock Cakes all the time, but she seems to have dropped the ball lately (hint hint mum :-)). They are one of my favourite bakes and are so quick and easy to make. They’re perfect if

Recipe: Rock Cakes

Mum used to make Rock Cakes all the time, but she seems to have dropped the ball lately (hint hint mum :-)). They are one of my favourite bakes and are so quick and easy to make. They’re perfect if

Recipe: Amaretto Brownies

I first created these boozy brownies as a Christmas treat, perfect for a cold winter’s night. Seriously dark chocolate with a touch of christmas cranberry and almond. Bursts of tart cranberries in every bite liven up and lighten this very

Recipe: Amaretto Brownies

I first created these boozy brownies as a Christmas treat, perfect for a cold winter’s night. Seriously dark chocolate with a touch of christmas cranberry and almond. Bursts of tart cranberries in every bite liven up and lighten this very

Recipe: Chocolate, Cranberry and Raisin Flapjacks

Sticky, chewy, creamy, fruity. Mmmmmmmmmmm – enough said. Ingredients: 2oz soft brown sugar 3oz butter 2 heaped tablespoons golden syrup 6oz rough cut/porridge oats handful dried cranberries handful raisins 200g milk chocolate to decorate: white chocolate desiccated coconut Method: (preheat

Recipe: Chocolate, Cranberry and Raisin Flapjacks

Sticky, chewy, creamy, fruity. Mmmmmmmmmmm – enough said. Ingredients: 2oz soft brown sugar 3oz butter 2 heaped tablespoons golden syrup 6oz rough cut/porridge oats handful dried cranberries handful raisins 200g milk chocolate to decorate: white chocolate desiccated coconut Method: (preheat

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

Recipe: Simnel Cake

… complete with 11 marzipan disciples, less Judas. I love fruit cake and get very excited in December when there is christmas cake galore. I was therefore thrilled to hear that Easter brings a similar delight – simnel cake, which

Recipe: Simnel Cake

… complete with 11 marzipan disciples, less Judas. I love fruit cake and get very excited in December when there is christmas cake galore. I was therefore thrilled to hear that Easter brings a similar delight – simnel cake, which

Recipe: Gran’s Christmas Cake and Christmas Cake Decorating

No Christmas is complete without the main event – Christmas cake. To my mother’s great disappointment, I do not hide the fact that I think my Gran makes the best Christmas cake, so I shall share this recipe with you

Recipe: Gran’s Christmas Cake and Christmas Cake Decorating

No Christmas is complete without the main event – Christmas cake. To my mother’s great disappointment, I do not hide the fact that I think my Gran makes the best Christmas cake, so I shall share this recipe with you

Recipe: Spiced Orange, Raisin and Fudge Biscuits

When I first attempted these cookies, I was very disappointed as they did turn out how I wanted. I am a perfectionist and hate it when things don’t go to plan, so I got straight on making a new batch.

Recipe: Spiced Orange, Raisin and Fudge Biscuits

When I first attempted these cookies, I was very disappointed as they did turn out how I wanted. I am a perfectionist and hate it when things don’t go to plan, so I got straight on making a new batch.

Recipe: Cranberry, Ginger and White Chocolate Sandwich Biscuits

Crumbly, yet slightly soft biscuits bursting with fruity cranberries and piquant ginger bits, sandwiched together with creamy white chocolate. So good, you’ll be plunging your hand into the biscuit tin for a second! Ingredients: 170g caster sugar 140g salted butter,

Recipe: Cranberry, Ginger and White Chocolate Sandwich Biscuits

Crumbly, yet slightly soft biscuits bursting with fruity cranberries and piquant ginger bits, sandwiched together with creamy white chocolate. So good, you’ll be plunging your hand into the biscuit tin for a second! Ingredients: 170g caster sugar 140g salted butter,

Recipe: Rock Cakes

What better way to be woken up than by the sweet smell of baked goods wafting into your room. When mum’s about, this is a frequent occasion. This morning, it was Rock Cakes. I was quite surprised that mum had

Recipe: Rock Cakes

What better way to be woken up than by the sweet smell of baked goods wafting into your room. When mum’s about, this is a frequent occasion. This morning, it was Rock Cakes. I was quite surprised that mum had

Recipe: Goji Berry, Raisin and Golden Sultana Scones

Making scones summons images of a peaceful afternoon sipping tea from dainty china teacups and nibbling on tiny cucumber sandwiches. No high tea is complete without scones, topped with lashings of clotted cream and a dollop of jam. This afternoon

Recipe: Goji Berry, Raisin and Golden Sultana Scones

Making scones summons images of a peaceful afternoon sipping tea from dainty china teacups and nibbling on tiny cucumber sandwiches. No high tea is complete without scones, topped with lashings of clotted cream and a dollop of jam. This afternoon