Afternoon Tea sugar cookies

Today's post is a recipe for these Afternoon Tea 'tea bag' sugar cookies I made last month, after finding inspiration from Pinterest. Here's the recipe: Ingredients (to make around 20): 75g softened butter 100g caster sugar 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 250g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder chocolate to decorate Instructions: Cream the... Continue Reading →

Tanya’s Christmas // Review

As December is approaching, I thought today would be the perfect time to give you my view on Tanya's Christmas, the recently published book on all things Christmas. As soon as the initial news about the possibility of this book being released broke, I knew that I had to have it. I am your typical... Continue Reading →

The new Summer/Autumn cook book. 

I love getting new cook books, and ones with beautiful pictures are a must. I also love making cakes with fruit involved, so as this cook book focuses on incorporating berries and fruits, this was perfect for me as soon as I saw it, in a National Trust gift shop. This cook book is beautifully... Continue Reading →

Gooey Malteaser Brownies // How to 

These gooey brownies are a chocolate lover's dream. Whether warmed up and served with ice cream, or eaten chilled as a quick snack, they're perfect for every occasion. Ingredients: 65g Plain flour ½ tsp Baking powder 100g Cocoa powder 250g Sugar 1tsp Vanilla extract 150g Butter 2 Eggs 1 Bar of Chocolate of your choice... Continue Reading →

Vanilla cupcakes: my go to recipe.

Vanilla cupcakes are always a sure family favourite, and an easy treat to create if you're in the baking mood, need to make something for a kid's party, or have guests coming over. This is my go to, easy recipe: Ingredients: 175g soft butter, cut into large pieces 175g self-raising flour 175g caster sugar  3... Continue Reading →

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