Foolproof chocolate cookies

Having just spent a week stuffing our faces with pizza and gelato (Amalfi Coast blog pictures to follow...) we felt that we needed to come down slowly with some classic extreme chocolate cookies. These cookies are so easy to make - they're just a basic chocolate cookie recipe with tons of chocolate chunks. I usually … Continue reading Foolproof chocolate cookies

Sunshine lemon cupcakes

I found myself at a bit of a loose end last night, with no real plans, an itch to do something "creative" and of course a craving for something sweet (standard of an evening). The perfect solution was to bake! But let's be honest, when isn't cake the answer to all of life's problems? I've … Continue reading Sunshine lemon cupcakes

Lazy creme egg brownies

Sometimes when it comes to baking you just have to cheat and crack out a box mix. The trouble with box mixes is that they ALWAYS taste better than anything I can come up with, no matter how fancy the ingredients. This time I was making a couple of batches to bring into work on … Continue reading Lazy creme egg brownies

Easy mini egg cupcakes

Everyone needs a quick recipe for something to satisfy those chocolate cravings which you can ACTUALLY make out of ingredients in your cupboard. My brother used to make hot chocolate and freeze it, just to have something solid and chocolate flavoured. These cakes fit the same definition of "something chewable which tastes like chocolate but … Continue reading Easy mini egg cupcakes

Bramley apple and maple syrup tray bake

I've been meaning to make a particular recipe from the Bake Off book I was kindly given by Luke's parents for Christmas (thankyou!!) This sticky, nutty, maple syrup and apple tray bake. Mine came out wildly different than expected, but I thought it'd be nice to share some pics along with a few notes of … Continue reading Bramley apple and maple syrup tray bake