Recipe | Vanilla Cheesecake

Ingredients For the base 100 grams unsalted butter 225 grams digestive biscuits (crushed) 1½ tablespoons brown sugar For the filling 100 grams cream cheese (full fat) 50 grams caster sugar 100 grams double cream 3 tablespoons vanilla extract Method Melt the butter in a small bowl in the microwave for 1 minute/2 minutes. - Be sure [...]

Recipe | Chunky Chocolate Shortbread

Ingredients 3/4 cup  butter, room temp 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour Pinch Salt 1 ½ cup Chocolate chunks / or 1 bar, chopped   Method Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Mix in the vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk [...]

Homemade Nutella

Ingredients 3 cups roasted unsalted hazelnuts 3 Tbsp cacao or unsweetened cocoa powder/ or 2/3 cup dark chocolate 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp sea salt Instructions Preheat oven to 180C and add hazelnuts to a baking tray. Roast for a total of 15 minutes. This is to just to warm the natural oils and [...]

Oh My Fudge!

Christmas is all about gift making, good food and lots of yummy treats! Ingredients 1 x Can Condensed Milk 150ml milk 450g demerara sugar 115g butter Method Add the sugar, butter, milk and condensed milk to a heavy based pan and heat gently, stirring frequently, until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and as [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 1⁄2 teaspoons Baking powder 3⁄4 teaspoon Baking soda ¾ cup Black Treacle 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 3⁄4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 x Large Egg 2 teaspoons vanilla ¾ Dark Brown Sugar Method Heat a saucepan on a low heat, melt butter, then stir in the brown [...]

Baked Macabella Doughnuts

Today I've been trying out new recipes, and my new mini doughnut tray😊 My foodie review will be up soon! But in the meantime, check these yummy mini bites of heaven out! I made these using Macabella Spread and a few other ingredients! You can find this jar of yumminess at Sainsbury's   ❤ INGREDIENTS For the [...]

Banana & Nut Cake

Picture to come! INGREDIENTS 100g Softened Butter 175g Caster Sugar 2 Large Eggs 2/3 Ripe Bananas, mashed - I like to use bananas that are almost on their way out! 225g Self-Raising Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 2 tbsp Milk 1 Handful of crushed/roughly chopped Pecans 1 Handful of crushed/roughly chopped Walnuts   METHOD Preheat [...]

Pear & Frangipane Tart

Ingredients For the pastry Make from scratch 225g plain flour, plus extra for dusting 110g butter 110g caster sugar 3 medium egg yolks, lightly beaten **Or buy pre-made short crust pastry For the frangipane 125g butter, softened 125g caster sugar 2 eggs 125g ground almonds 1 tbsp plain flour For the poached pears 250g caster [...]

Chia seed Pancakes with Figs, Syrup & Nuts

I N G R E D I E N T S 200g Plain Flour (All-Purpose) 1 Tablespoon Caster Sugar 1 Dessert Spoon of Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Dessert Spoon of Chia Seeds 1 Large Egg, whisked 200-300ml Milk Toppings: Fresh figs, chopped almonds, berries/grapes, icing sugar & syrup   M E T H [...]

Buttermilk Pancakes With Pecan And Banana

I N G R E D I E N T S    1 tablespoon of golden caster sugar 2 large eggs 284ml tub buttermilk 25g butter, melted, plus extra 100g plain flour 2 teaspoon baking powder   M E T H O D    For the pancakes, sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, sugar [...]