Browsing Category : desserts

crispy squares

4 ingredient easy Halloween snack with marshmallow and chocolate


Crispy Squares. Sometimes a little bit of reminiscing is a great thing! When I was younger, we used to make all kinds of sweet foods. One of my favourites that my late Mum used to make was a crispy chocolate cereal base topped with angel delight. Apt for this time of year, it was usually a green topping (mint flavoured),…

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pumpkins

Focus and make time for all delicious things Seasonal!


Pumpkins! Green pumpkins! White pumpkins! Yellow pumpkins! Stripy pumpkins! Okay, and orange pumpkins! Firstly, if you have a pumpkin field, farm or farm shop near you. Go and have a look! There are so many different varieties of pumpkin, each with their own unique flavour profile. Some pumpkins (aka squash) taste like courgette, some like marrow (there’s other things I…

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apple pie

You will absolutely love this Pie!


Pie! Last week I hosted my annual Macmillan coffee morning. Firstly, thank you if you attended, or if you donated, or both! As usual I thought we needed more food, so of course, I had a few spare ideas ready just in case. So I had made a pastry case. It was pre baked and ready. It needed filling. Of…

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coffee and cake

Cake, cake and more cake! Support a Macmillan Coffee Morning.


Macmillan Coffee Morning If you are in the UK, you are probably aware that the end of September is always when Macmillan Cancer Support host their coffee morning weekend. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you will know that it has become an annual event for us. You can check out our 2020 Macmillan coffee morning here,…

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jams

Love your jam and easily make delicious variations too


Jam. When I think of jam, I think of strawberry jam spread on toast, or raspberry jam tarts, neither of which I have ever enjoyed! Growing up, we were more a Marmite on toast family, with a giant jar always in the cupboard. Or, we had cheese on toast, or beans on toast. I think jam in our house was…

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red velvet cupcakes

Bake off is back: Love this red velvet cake


Cake. There is always time for cake. Cake for birthdays. Coffee morning cakes. Cake for parties. Afternoon tea cakes. Cake for bake off! So, the Great British Bake Off is back for another series so today I’m sharing a current recipe with you! Red Velvet cake is ‘velvet’ due to the texture of the crumb being softer than a traditional…

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flapjack

Quick & Easy filling snack idea everyone will love.


Jammy Flapjacks. This delicious recipe was created as I just wanted something different! Do you ever get that feeling when you have no idea what you want to eat? I just wanted something sweet, easy to make and suitable for everyone, hence, this delicious jammy flapjack was created. This recipe can be dairy free, gluten free and vegan so it’s…

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chia pudding

Make a quick & tasty healthy snack with chia.


Chia Seeds. If you are in the UK, you may recall chia seeds as quite a recent product. When I showed one of my friends them however, she remembered having them daily in her home country about 30 years ago! Chia seeds were until recently, always imported, but now they have been grown successfully in the UK. What do I…

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