cupcakes

Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow Cupcakes

Happy St. Patricks Day! A day I personally do not celebrate, but always seem to end up in a pub (that’s normal, right?). This year though I opted for a less alcoholic way to celebrate by creating some St. Paddy’s Day chocolate cupcakes!

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Cookies

P&J Cookies – A Twist on the classic Jammie Dodger

Anyone else here absolutely obsessed with Jammie Dodgers when growing up? They were the ultimate childhood biscuit and it was my mission to nibble all of the bisuit away before devouring the gooey jam middle.

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These biscuits are a twist on the classic, adding original American flavour pairing peanut butter and jelly (jam for us Brits). They are crunchy on the outside, and oozy in the middle and the add of peanut butter really steps this biscuit up to a new level!

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Banana Loaf with Toffee Sauce

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The best way to use up bruised and old bananas is in a loaf cake! Never throw away older looking bananas again, as they give the best flavour for this recipe!

Covered in toffee sauce, this banoffee type loaf is so scrumptious perfect for all the family. I have also created my first ever baking video, so check it out! It’s not the best but I can’t wait to learn and imprive as I think videos make the steps come to life and the recipe is just easier if you can watch someone making it!

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Traditional Chinese Almond Cookies

Happy New Year! It’s the year of the dog, the Earth Dog to be precise. If anyone is celebrating today, Gǒu nián jí xiáng (good luck for the year of the dog) and Xīn xiǎng shì chénɡ (may all your wishes come true). Today is a celebration of light, sound and colour and children tend to recieve “luck money.”

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These cookies are a traditional Chinese almond cookie that resemble coins, bringing good luck and fortune for families. These cookies can be made for the family or given as a gift.

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Pancakes

Greek Yoghurt Pancakes

It’s pancake day! Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras whatever you call it it means a day when breakfast, lunch and dinner can acceptably be pancakes pancakes and more pancakes.

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Savoury

The Ultimate Macaroni and Cheese

This is one recipe you need to keep for a rainy day! The unbeatable cheesy sauce topped with plum tomatoes makes the ultimate comfort food. A recipe taught to me by my mother who would make this at least twice a week, the family favourite, served with frankfurters and lots (and i mean lots) of tomato puree squeezed on top!

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Christmas, Cookies, GBBO

GBBO Challenge Week Ten – Ginger Biscuits

Ah, the finale! What a series it has been. As much as I have loved this season, the finale didn’t have as many exciting bakes as it usually does, especially not to the creative bakes they’ve been tested on in previous weeks.

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I decided to make the ginger biscuits which was the last technical bake of the season and they are delicious! The aroma fills the entire house with christmas spices and they are perfect for gifting this Christmas!
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