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Recipes, Sweet treats

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Happy Valentines Day!!! These red velvet cupcakes taste divine and this recipe will make about 15 buns. My favourite element is the buttercream, I was eating spoonfuls before any got on the cakes! These buns will keep for a few days in the fridge but they are very moorish so […]

Recipes, Sweet treats

Valentines Cookies

These valentines cookies have a lovely marsh mellow centre sandwiched between two shortbread biscuits and dipped into chocolate….lovely. The marsh mellow only takes a few seconds to melt in the microwave but be on watch since it happens very fast. When the shape of the marsh mellow deforms then it […]

Recipes, Sweet treats

Prosecco Ice-cream

I am always anxious about making alcholic ice-cream since I am always worried that it may not freeze. This time though I had the ice-cream maker and it makes such a difference. It breaks up any large ice crystals and the ice-cream was a lot smoother. With my machie I […]

Prosecco Truffles
Recipes, Sweet treats

ProseccoTruffles

These prosecco truffles are rich and tasty but they do require a bit of patience to set and make. The first time I tried to mould them was very tricky since the mixture kept melting in my hands after a few seconds, then I discovered a trick, if I rinsed […]

Gingerbread biscuits
Recipes, Sweet treats

Gingerbread Biscuits

These gingerbread biscuits are so festive and can be used for decorating the tree if holes are made in them before baking. Plus cookie cutters come in so many different shapes and sizes, they can be really fun to make. These should be stored in an airtight container and they […]

Mini Stollen
Recipes, Sweet treats

Mini Stollen

These mini stollen are prefect in bite size pieces especially when they are still warm from the oven. Be careful though with the hot marzipan when it is out of the oven as it is really hot and can burn. A lot of people are not fans of marzipan but […]