Blackberry Muffins Recipe (with Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free & Chocolate Options)

A delicious easy fruit muffin recipe that can be used with blackberries, strawberries, pears and apples. There are even chocolate, dairy free and gluten free options.

An Afternoon of Tea & Cake for the Soul

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul is where I get to chat with other bloggers to find out their thoughts and experiences on all the subjects that I cover on my blog.  I decided to share my favourites to kick things off, but you can find links to all my other guests at … Continue reading An Afternoon of Tea & Cake for the Soul

Oaty Banana Breakfast Cakes – Gluten & Dairy Free

(Updated June 2019) Back in 2016, I opted for a wheat free, dairy free diet to see if it would improve some of the health problems that I was having.  I was already having a healthy diet but I did like a cake or chocolately treat now and then, mostly at the weekends or during … Continue reading Oaty Banana Breakfast Cakes – Gluten & Dairy Free

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

This is something I would never have thought of making until I saw how easy it is to do. It's an ideal way to use up leftover cream or strawberries that are going a bit soft. Would be fun for kids to do too! INGREDIENTS 450g Strawberries (de-stalked) 225g icing sugar lemon juice 300ml double cream … Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Rich Chocolate Superberry Cake

Today I made this rich chocolate superberry cake from a recipe that I adapted from a cappuccino cake, replacing the coffee with strawberry yoghurt and the cocoa powder with cacao. It is the lightest, moist most sublime cake I have ever made or tasted. INGREDIENTS FOR THE CAKE 50g Cacao powder 6tbsp boiling water 3 … Continue reading Rich Chocolate Superberry Cake

Giant White Chocolate Cookies & Cookie Dough Pie

This family recipe makes 4 giant white chocolate cookies, or a cookie dough pie, that is crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Perfect served warm with ice cream.

Chocolate Coconut Weetabix Slice

Ingredients: 125g of butter 150g flour 85g of desiccated coconut 140g sugar 5 wheat biscuits 150-200g of dark chocolate 30g butter Method: 1. Melt butter in a pan on a low heat. 2. Mix in flour, desiccated coconut, sugar and wheat biscuits. 3. Take off the heat and make sure all ingredients are well mixed … Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Weetabix Slice

Chocolate and Raisin Squares

Warning, these Chocolate and Raisin Squares are so absolutely moreish you will just want to keep eating and eating it so make sure you have company when you make them as you're going to put on a few lb otherwise! They are very quick and easy to make. INGREDIENTS 100g butter 3 tablespoons of syrup 400g … Continue reading Chocolate and Raisin Squares

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

Ingredients for the shortbread 175g butter 75g sugar 250g flour Method  1. Mix all ingredients together to form a dough 2. Press mixture into a lined baking tray and prick with a fork. 3. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180*C for 20 mins then leave to cool Ingredients for the caramel 100g butter 100g … Continue reading Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

Strawberry Paradise Pudding

STRAWBERRY PARADISE CAKE/PUDDING (approx 6 servings) I was originally given this recipe as a cake but I prefer to serve it warm as a pudding with custard or ice-cream. Ingredients 3 oz butter/marg 3 oz sugar 1 egg 6oz flour 2 fl oz milk ¼ teaspoon bicarb ¼ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon vanilla essence … Continue reading Strawberry Paradise Pudding