Sweet treats

Beetroot brownies
Recipes, Sweet treats

Beetroot brownies

These beetroot brownies is the best of both worlds, a sweet treat which includes some nutritional value. The beetroot blends in perfectly with the dark chocolate and still tastes delicious. I love gooey brownies and the beetroot in these brownies really helps keep them moist. Serve with ice cream or […]

Lime pie
Recipes, Sweet treats

Lime pie

This week my posts will be focusing on sweet treats which incorporates more fruit/veg than the classic versions.  One of these sweet treats is this Lime pie which instead of a biscuit base has an alternative version which contains dates and walnuts. I prefer this version since it is less […]

Roasted chestnuts
Recipes, Sweet treats

Roasted chestnuts

These roasted chestnuts are the ultimate Christmas treat. They only take a second to prepare and 30 mins to cook. They always remind me of old Christmas movies where everyone seemed to be eating them. The first time I had them was a few years ago and I was surprised […]

Toffee Apples
Recipes, Sweet treats

Toffee apples

These toffee apples are so delicious, apple and toffee are a match made in heaven! I prefer to quarter these when serving rather than biting straight in but each to their own. Golden sugar can be swapped for the Brown sugar but the brown sugar gives a more intense flavour. […]

Lemon Meringue pie
Recipes, Sweet treats

Lemon Meringue Pie

With the dark evenings quickly approaching I decided to make something a little refreshing and cheerful. So I decided it was time for Lemon meringue pie. Apart from the taste it leaves such a lovely fragrance in the kitchen while cooking. The taste is sharp and zingy and it is […]

Caramel Slices
Recipes, Sweet treats

Caramel Slices

These caramel slices are so moorish and really light. I have kept the ingredients minimal for this three layered treat! It is perfect for nibbling on a Sunday afternoon with a hot cup of tea and a really good movie! It is even better made the night before since it […]

Bakewell tart
Recipes, Sweet treats

Bakewell tart

This Bakewell tart is full of flavour and sweetness! I used cherries in this bakewell but raspberries can be used as well. I found that this tart tasted better the following day after it set a bit in the fridge, but it didn’t prevent me from nibbling on it. This […]

Ganache pie
Recipes, Sweet treats

Ganache pie

This Ganache pie is so rich and creamy, it is totally indulgent! Perfect for the weekend with a nice cup of tea. I have reduced down the ingredients for this and I would recommend if time is short to make the pastry the night before. Just serve on its own…