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Salted caramel chocolate brownies

I love baking and take any opportunity to try a new recipe.  This week I tried out this one for one of my lovely colleagues at work Kerry as it was her birthday!  I have made brownies loads of times but I’ve never made them with this particular recipe but was very happy with the … Continue reading

Christmas baking 2016

A little belated yes… but here is my Christmas baking for this year, they were some old favourites and a new addition to the party! So made my (now) usual Felicity Cloake PERFECT Christmas cake, which I first discovered in 2012 and is now a Christmas favourite with my family.  I made three this year and … Continue reading

Chocolate beetroot cake

New year, new cake!  To celebrate the birthday of my fabulous colleague Emma I thought I would try a new recipe (courtesy of BBC Good Food) for a diet-friendly chocolate fudge cake.  I didn’t tell anyone what the ‘secret’ ingredient was until after they had tried it and confirmed it was delicious; only then did … Continue reading

Cakes for my nan

Today my Nan came over to see my flat and the new bookcases I put up last week (I do love an IKEA flat pack!), so I decided to use the grand occasion to try out a few recipes… Firstly I made her a simple vanilla cupcake with vanilla icing and some raspberry jam inside. … Continue reading

Booooo! Halloween cake fun

I took part in a coffee morning at work last week to raise money for Macmillan Cancer and as it was almost Halloween I thought this comedy cake would be fun!  It was super easy and something that could be done with kids on a Sunday afternoon. I used an old favourite chocolate cake recipe … Continue reading

Christmas cakes

So for Christmas this year I decided to make a few different cakes… Christmas fruit cake (for my Nan), Lemon and Thyme bundt cake, red velvet cupcakes and of course a chocolate log. My Nan always wants an actual Christmas fruit cake so I whipped out my standby favourite fruit cake recipe Felicity Cloake’s PERFECT Christmas … Continue reading

Baked Oreo Cheesecake

I came across this recipe online and thought it just sounded too good not to try !  I did then unfortunately manage to eat almost half of this myself… it is truly delicious and you must try it! I only had a 23cm spring mounted tin but would purchase a 20cm spring mounted if I … Continue reading