Homemade Belgian Buns

Homemade Belgian Buns - nothing beats a freshly baked iced bun with a cherry on the top. Filled with homemade Lemon Curd & juicy sultanas - so much better than Greggs!

Homemade Belgian Buns – nothing beats a freshly baked iced bun with a cherry on the top. Filled with homemade Lemon Curd & juicy sultanas – so much better than Greggs! One of my favourite treats when I go to a cafe or a bakery is an iced bun, especially if there’s a cherry on …Continue Reading…

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice - Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping.

Mincemeat Streusel Slice – Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping. Although I love Christmas baking during the build up to the festive season, things can become a bit hectic. This …Continue Reading…

Guernsey Gâche

Guernsey Gâche (pronounced “Gosh”) is a traditional fruit loaf. The perfect teatime treat or toasted for breakfast.

Guernsey Gâche (pronounced “Gosh”) is a traditional fruit loaf. The perfect teatime treat or toasted for breakfast. I’m a little late with my first post for 2016. Christmas holidays spent with our family in Guernsey have certainly whizzed by, even allowing for the additional days courtesy of prolonged storms. High winds, a six metre swell, a …Continue Reading…

Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread

Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread - the pumpkin adds moisture and a natural sweetness to the bread and pairs well with cranberries; lightly spiced with cinnamon it's a real taste of Autumn. Serve a buttered slice with a cup of tea for a perfect teatime treat!

Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread, lightly spiced with cinnamon it’s a real taste of Autumn. Autumn is well and truly underway with plenty of misty mornings, beautiful spider webs and showers of colourful leaves. Halloween will be here before we know it and I can’t seem to keep up with the produce from the Kitchen Shed …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…

Strawberry Tart | Tarte aux Fraises

A classic Strawberry Tart recipe using summer's finest juiciest fruits with a creme patissiere & homemade strawberry glaze - delicious!

A classic Strawberry Tart recipe using summer’s finest juiciest fruits with a creme patissiere & homemade strawberry glaze – delicious! Strawberries are the best of summer fruits. Nothing beats the pleasure of picking strawberries on a warm sunny day and popping them into your mouth, still warm and juicy with a flavour so sweet and …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.

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat – 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 …Continue Reading…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscuit Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscuit Bars packed full of peanut butter deliciousness, topped with dark chocolate to cut through the sweetness and last of all, an extra peanut hit with salty, crunchy peanuts. A perfect treat for Peanut Butter fans!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscuit Bars packed full of peanut butter deliciousness, topped with dark chocolate to cut through the sweetness and last of all, an extra peanut hit with salty, crunchy peanuts. When I was asked to review a few products from the sports nutrition people, My Protein, I was probably most taken with their …Continue Reading…