Tag: sweet treats

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 […]

Pickled Plums
Recipes, Sweet treats

Pickled plums

At this time of the year there is always a crop of fruit and vegetables in the garden which needs to be used up. So I decided this year to get into Pickling. To sterilise the jars, I washed them in hot soppy water and dried them off in a […]

Eton mess
Recipes, Sweet treats

Eton mess

I have tried to keep the meringue recipes simple this week since my expertise in meringue making is limited and with busy lifestyles no one wants lengthy recipes. To speed up this recipe further store bought meringues can be used and just crushed and added. I usually keep my sweet […]

Kisses
Recipes, Sweet treats

Meringue kisses

My greatest weakness in cooking has always been meringues… not for taste just I could never cook them right, either they go brown or they flatten in the oven or they just wont go crisp. So I set myself a challenge for the last few weeks to resolve this, yes […]

Hot cross buns
Recipes, Sweet treats

Hot cross buns

This week the blog will focus on traditional Easter recipes. These hot cross buns are traditional but this recipe will make about 10 buns so they can always be transformed the next day with some grilled cheese and egg on top for breakfast. I have lowered the cinnamon amount in […]