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 […]
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This soft chocolate pudding is a perfect treat in the evenings and it’s not too heavy on the tummy! Also a nice treat for someone special coming up to Valentines day…. Just be careful not to boil the mixture with the egg yolks or else they will scramble! No one […]
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 […]
For these festive danish pastries I used some frozen puff pastry which is prerolled. I allowed it to defrost in the fridge for a few hours and hey presto it was ready. I also found it easier when I was cutting the slices to slice from the middle outwards, this […]
This White rocky road is full of flavour and sweetness which is why I only make it on special occasions! When sliced into chunks the colours are amazing, like hidden jewels. The marshmellows add an element of chewiness and the turkish delight adds to the flavour.
This fig and almond tart is full of flavour and plenty of texture. The cake’s base is a shortcrust layer, topped with a sweet fig jam layer and finished with a soft sponge cake. It is perfect served with a bit of cream on the side with a cup of […]
I first made this cake a couple of years ago and I prefer it over a crumble since it is more filling and a bit more bite. It is perfect served with some hot homemade custard. I have reduced the amount of honey in this recipes since I chose to […]
These florentine biscuits are delicious and light. They bake in a few minutes and the dried fruit and nuts adds an interesting range of textures. Usually when I take the florentines out of the oven, I pop them into the fridge to harden which allows them to come off the […]
These cookies are the ultimate sugar boost for any Monday blues. I left the white chocolate into large chunks so they would not melt too much in the oven. The texture of these cookies are soft and light with bursts of chewy cranberries and sweet chunks of chocolate.
This is a perfect treat over the weekend. It is bursting full of flavour and at the bottom of this pudding there is lovely sweet juices and tasty rhuburb. Perfect served hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.