Browsing Category : desserts

Quick Banoffee Pie : Vegan & Free-From


Quick Banoffee Pie Banoffee Pie! We always used to choose it when we went out, or we made a whole one at home and argued over the last slice! A crisp biscuit base, fresh bananas, lashings of cream and delicious toffee sauce make this dessert one to always remember. I dread to think how much fat, how much cholesterol and…

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Two minute soft-serve Raspberry Ice-cream… Dairy Free!


Two minute soft-serve raspberry ice-cream… Dairy Free! It’s Summer! πŸ˜€ We’re in the middle of a heatwave here in the UK! It’s hot! Very hot! Some say too hot, but we mustn’t complain as it doesn’t happen very often! πŸ˜€ So it’s most definitely barbecue weather, and we’ve eaten most meals outside for the past week, but rather than post…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding


Sticky Toffee Pudding My Dad loved hot desserts and sticky toffee pudding was one he would often choose. If you read my blog last week, you will know that my Dad has recently passed away. This recipe is one I’ve tweaked slightly from the last sticky toffee pudding I made my Dad but one I’m sure you’ll agree that everyone…

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Fresh Mango Cake


Fresh Mango Cake Mangoes! Do you love them as much as me? I think mangoes are a taste which need some getting used to. I know hubby always thought he didn’t like them, but now, take last week for example, he came home with five fresh mangoes as they were on offer! πŸ™‚ Β Now, not all mangoes are the same…

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Topped Pancakes!


Topped Pancakes Pancakes? Yes, I know! πŸ˜› I haven’t had pancakes for ages and as I used to have them nearly every morning, I thought it was time for a revival! πŸ˜€ Topped pancakes might make you think thatΒ I usually eat them plain… which very occasionally I might do, but usually I load them up or stuff them with all…

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Apple Crumble Slice


Apple Crumble Slice (vegan & free-from) Back to school day πŸ™ It always saddens me when the holidays end, more so this time as we had some great plans but then coughs and colds took over and we were stuck indoors. It’s not that we don’t have fun at home – we watched LOADS of films, played some board games,…

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Spiced Orange Drizzle Cake


Spiced Orange Drizzle Cake (Vegan & Free-From) Are you getting all festive and seasonal now!? Not long left until many of you stuff your faces with all manner of foods only to decide a few days later it’s time to go on a diet! πŸ˜› Why not switch your usual foods for a few healthier options so you don’t feel…

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Winter warming spiced cake


Winter warming spiced cake Cold! Yes, winter is definitely approaching! SIX degrees centigrade this week (43f) after a balmy average ofΒ 16c (61f)Β over the half term holidays. So we need something warm and yummy whilst we curl up on the sofa with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book! πŸ˜€ This is one of those recipes that I’d bookmarked…

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Creamy rice pudding


Creamy rice pudding It’s over! That’s the conversation I just had. Summer. It’s gone! πŸ™ Today was back to school day for many after the six week summer holiday. We had so much fun. Now back to early mornings, quick breakfasts, homework, routines and… Autumn! I love Autumn! Trees turning from green, to amber, to crimson, even gold. Leaves all…

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