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

Victoria Sponge with Butter Cream Frosting

Today was my granny’s birthday, so as a little something yummy… I decided to make her a cake! Ingredients 200g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 200g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 medium eggs 200g self-raising flour For the filling 100g butter, softened 140g icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 Dessertspoon Milk Strawberry or Raspberry Jam  Sugar paste flowers, icing … Continue reading Victoria Sponge with Butter Cream Frosting

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 sugar, treacle, salt, and spices. Transfer the mixture to a … Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies

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

Coconut & Chia Seed Shortbread

INGREDIENTS 1½ cups fresh unsalted butter, at cool room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups flour 1 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Baking Soda 1 teaspoon Coconut extract  1/2 tbsp Chia seeds METHOD Preheat oven to 180 Degrees Celsius. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and extracts. Add  in dry ingredients, and mix … Continue reading Coconut & Chia Seed Shortbread

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 the oven at 180 degrees celcius. Lightly grease a 2lb … Continue reading Banana & Nut Cake