Chocolate Coconut Bars

Chocolate Coconut Bars - packed with coconut, oats, & raisins topped with a dark chocolate coconut ganache. Made with coconut oil & naturally sweetened.

Chocolate Coconut Bars – packed with coconut, oats, & raisins topped with a dark chocolate coconut ganache. Made with coconut oil & naturally sweetened. Last year I first delved into baking using coconut oil with my chocolate peanut butter bake, a recipe which included refined sugar. This year you may have noticed some of my …Continue Reading…

Courgette Brownies

These Courgette Brownies are super moist, delicious & decadent - no one will ever guess there's zucchini in these brownies!

You would never know these delicious decadent brownies have courgettes in them and so far, friends and family haven’t had a clue what either of the secret ingredients are: the courgettes to add an extra moistness (essential in a brownie); the espresso powder to enhance the chocolate flavour, giving an extra chocolatey taste with no …Continue Reading…

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

My Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins recipe is a great way to use up over ripe bananas ! A peanut butter lover’s healthy treat with a peanut butter drizzle on top. Perfect at any time of the day be it breakfast, a teatime treat or popped into your lunchbox.

My Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins recipe is a great way to use up over ripe bananas ! A peanut butter lover’s healthy treat with a peanut butter drizzle on top. Perfect at any time of the day be it breakfast, a teatime treat or popped into your lunchbox. The ideal bananas for this recipe …Continue Reading…

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat - a decadently buttery brioche filled with chocolate chips and creme patissiere.

Why not celebrate Easter with this decadently buttery brioche filled with chocolate chips and custard ? Although this recipe is perfect for sharing with family and friends, it does come with a warning – Chinois is terribly addictive ! Whilst I love making Hot Cross Buns (The Kitchen Shed oven has been working overtime baking …Continue Reading…

Mini Stollen Loaves

Delicious Mini Stollen make a fab alternative to Christmas cake & are delicious to eat whilst they are still warm when the marzipan oozes out of the middle.

Delicious Mini Stollen make a fab alternative to Christmas cake & are perfect for gifting too ! One of my favourite Christmas treats is Stollen, not least because it includes two of my most-liked Christmas ingredients, dried fruit and marzipan. Stollen always appeared at our house when I was growing up, even though for a …Continue Reading…

Guernsey Gâche Melée with Butterscotch Sauce

http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com|Guernsey Gache Melee with Butterscotch Sauce|Sarah James

UPDATE 21st OCTOBER 2014 Apple harvest time again and luckily our tree here at the kitchen shed is laden down with fruit just in time for making my take on the traditional Guernsey Gâche Melée which has been shortlisted for the BBC Good Food Bakes and Cakes Show competition. Hopefully the 25% dicount on ticket prices …Continue Reading…