Apple Cake Recipe for Apple Day 2018

This Sunday is Apple Day so I thought what better way to celebrate than to share this apple cake recipe with you and remind you of a few other easy Autumnal puddings and cakes made with the humble apple.  This is a lovely stodgy pudding type cake which is nice to eat cold by the … Continue reading Apple Cake Recipe for Apple Day 2018


Dairy & Gluten Free Fruity Flapjacks

Here's an alternative to standard flapjacks to try for National Baking Week 2018, made from an assortment of dried and fresh fruits: pear, orange, apricots, cranberries, and dates. As they are made from oats, this recipe is gluten free and can easily be made dairy free by substituting butter with a dairy free spread. Ingredients: … Continue reading Dairy & Gluten Free Fruity Flapjacks

Chocolate Saltine Toffee Recipe

It's Chocolate Week next week (yes there is such a thing, yippee!) so  I have an incredibly moreish recipe to share with you in preparation. We recently went to a lovely wedding held at the magical Enchanted Oaks in California. The family has bakers and chefs on both sides so we were treated to a … Continue reading Chocolate Saltine Toffee Recipe

Nan’s Mixed Herb & Onion Stuffing Recipe

Why bother with packet stuffing when it is so easy to do yourself? My nan used to make a bowl of this lovely homemade mixed herb and onion stuffing for each family member every Christmas. This recipe has been passed down through the generations and I've now passed it on to my children. I make … Continue reading Nan’s Mixed Herb & Onion Stuffing Recipe

Gluten Free Dairy Free Carrot Cake Pancakes

INGREDIENTS 1 cup plain white flour (gluten-free) 1 cup carrots, grated 1 tblsp caster sugar/coconut sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 2 tblsp baking powder 1 cup dairy-free milk Pinch of salt 2 tblsp olive oil METHOD 1. Mix together the flour, grated carrot, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, and sugar. 2. In a … Continue reading Gluten Free Dairy Free Carrot Cake Pancakes

Creamy Halloween Pumpkin Soup

Thick, Creamy & Warming Halloween Pumpkin Soup (with bacon optional) – 5/6 servings Ingredients 1kg pumpkin flesh grated 2 carrots grated 1 potato grated 1 onion diced 4 slices of bacon diced (optional) Garlic or dried minced garlic Salt and pepper to season 150ml cream (optional) Method 1. Fry off the diced onion in a … Continue reading Creamy Halloween Pumpkin Soup

Fruity Apple Coconut Squares

Fruity Apple Coconut Squares is an amazing versatile treat that can be served hot as a pudding or cold as a cake. The original recipe is based on an old school dinner pudding and used apples, but you can use any fruit you like and I quite often make with strawberries and pineapple. When blackberries are … Continue reading Fruity Apple Coconut Squares