Recipe | Red Velvet Cake

Based on a classic recipe, this red velvet cake with cream cheese icing is super duper delicious. I realise you might be planning that summer holiday, and the summer bod to go with – but life is too short to not treat yourself with a tasty treat… So go on! Bake!  For The Cake 120g Butter  300g Sugar 2 Eggs 50g Cocoa powder 1 tsp Red food colouring 1 … Continue reading Recipe | Red Velvet Cake

Recipe | Hump Day Smoothie

Ingredients 1 Tbsp Karob Powder 1 Banana 4 Strawberries 1 Cup of Vanilla Protein Powder Milk of choice – (Add until you reach desired consistency) Method Add the Karob powder, fruit and milk. Top it off with 4 to 5 ice cubes for an extra-thick ice cold smoothie. Blend until smooth. Pour into tall glasses, travel mug or cup. Ready! ❤️     Follow Me! … Continue reading Recipe | Hump Day Smoothie

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 or sift together the flour and salt. Add the flour … Continue reading Recipe | Chunky Chocolate Shortbread

Low Calorie Chocolatey Fun With Rice Cakes!

OK! OK! So the chocolate of choice adds a few more calories, but I’d still much rather be snacking on these, than feeling bad for stuff my face on cookies!! I use to buy dark chocolate covered rice cakes (before there was a lot more gluten/wheat free things on the market). They’re not too expensive, but you can buy a whole bag of rice cakes … Continue reading Low Calorie Chocolatey Fun With Rice Cakes!

Pain Au Chocolat

Ingredients 1 block puff pastry 100 (31/2oz) chocolate, finely chopped – whatever type you prefer 1 medium egg, lightly beaten Method Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan). Lightly dust a work surface with icing sugar and roll out the pastry to a rough rectangle. Cut the pastry into three equal strips length ways, then cut each strip into four equal pieces to make smaller rectangles. … Continue reading Pain Au Chocolat

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 loosen the skins. This will make it easier to blend … Continue reading Homemade Nutella

4 Easy No Bake Recipes

I recently got the opportunity to review PandaVita Organic Baobab Powder which came with a ‘fudge bites’ recipe (seen below), which inspired me to create a few yummy creations.  I have to say, in all honesty the recipe is AMAZING, and I am gutted I didn’t come up with it myself. It got even my stubborn unadventurous little sister eating them! The powder itself will have … Continue reading 4 Easy No Bake Recipes

Easy Choccie Biscuits

Ingredients 100g cooking margarine or butter 50g caster sugar 100g self-raising flour 1 tablespoon cocoa powder Method Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly butter a baking tray. Cream together margarine and sugar until light and fluffy; stir in flour and cocoa powder. Divide dough into small balls and place on prepared baking tray. Lightly press each ball with the back of … Continue reading Easy Choccie Biscuits

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 Macabella Doughnuts: 1 1/4 cups Plain/all-purpose flour 1 tbsp unsweetened … Continue reading Baked Macabella Doughnuts