Its my birthday today, so like the loser (control freak) I am I just had to make my own birthday cakes.
I try and take the traybake up a notch with this chocolate brownie and peanut butter cheesecake combo! Again not a very health conscious treat, but a little of what you like now and again is alright?! Another creation inspired by the GBBO crew.
I love a good tart. Crispy butter pastry, soft interiors. Winner. Once again this week I was inspired by the lovely GBBO and created this Rhubarb and custard tart. Wobbly, sweet set vanilla custard, spiked with sharp sourness of rhubarb and all encased with short, crisp, buttery pastry.
I have an overgrown bush. Yep a massively overgrown bramble bush at the bottom of my very unkempt overgrown garden. Annoying to the eye, but come September I always come away with kilos of blackberries which is not a bad thing. So the theme for the Great British Bake Off week three was desserts and …
I’ve been neglecting my baking for a while now so am challenging myself to come up with a new bake to coincide with each week’s episode of Great British Bake Off. Episode 1 was cake, so this is my Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake.
Nutty, crunchy pistachio-ey treats that everyone will love, well, except those with allergies!
This past week I fell out of favour with macarons big time. Despite making them quite regularly now I had an EPIC fail when making my first batch of these chocolate and chestnut ones for our Dinner at the Manor vintage afternoon tea so I had to restart. I still wasn’t completely happy with my …
A bit of a domestic over what ended up to be a very nice apple and rhubarb crumble tart!
Never mind the Ambassador, with these cupcakes I am definitely spoiling you! Soft chocolate sponge, filled with Nutella and chopped hazelnuts and then topped with Nutella frosting and more chopped hazelnuts. Oh, and to gild the lilly a whole Ferrero Rocher on top to boot.
Drum roll please… finally a baking related post! The last sweet thing I wrote about was way back in April and now we’re hurtling towards Autumn. If I’m honest, I think I fell a bit out of love with baking over the summer, holidays, post holiday weight gain and a quest to lose such weight …