Sweet treats

Chocolate fondant
Recipes, Sweet treats

Chocolate fondant

This chocolate fondant is perfect for sharing while relaxing over the weekend. The trick is not to overbake it so that it has a googy centre. Vanilla ice cream is perfect with this, the combo of hot and cold works perfectly. This always finishes the chocolate cravings, its so rich […]

Cinnamon bun
Recipes, Sweet treats

Cinnamon heart buns

These cinnamon heart buns are a perfect treat for Valentines Day. They are light and sweet and heart shaped…well as heart shaped as I could shape them! They are a perfect treat to share with that someone special in your life or just for yourself. The bitterness of the lemon […]

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 […]