Category: Sweets

Rocky Road Cheesecake

Rocky Road Cheesecake

Rocky road and cheesecake are two of my favourite things. Rocky road is great because it’s super simple. You mix all of your favourite things together and basically cover them in chocolate. Which is just wonderful. I always think that Rocky Road is basically a […]

Mint Rocky Road

Mint Rocky Road

I love mint chocolate. It’s such a fantastic flavour. I’m particularly fond of After Eights, mint matchmakers and mint options hot chocolate. My dad always used to have After Eights at Christmas, so mint chocolate reminds me of Christmas, even though it’s not a remotely […]

After Eight Brownies

After Eight Brownies

After Eights are one of those things that aren’t really remotely christmasy. But, we eat them at Christmas, and don’t really have them the rest of the time, so they’ve become a Christmas food. To be fair, you could argue that this is true of […]

Banoffee Loaf Cake

Banoffee Loaf Cake

Bananas I love bananas. So do the kids, which means that despite the fact that I can’t stand them with any green or even a touch of brown and will only eat them for about a 2 hour period, we very rarely have any that […]

Christmas Rocky Road

Christmas Rocky Road

I love any kind of Rocky Road. It’s basically a fancy pimped up biscuit, and I’ve got so much time for that. Christmas is kind of the perfect time for it too, because there’s loads of yummy sweets and chocolates everywhere for you to throw […]

Easy Apple Upside Down Cake

Easy Apple Upside Down Cake

I love an upside down cake. I love fruity puddings generally, but an upside down cake is brilliant. You can really taste the fruit, it keeps its juiciness and flavour, the cake is almost an accompaniment to the wonderful cooked fruit. Apple Upside Down Cake […]

Festive Mince and Marzipan Rolls

Festive Mince and Marzipan Rolls

I love Christmas. I’m a bit of a Christmas geek. I mean, not in a crazy tree up in October kind of way. I start a bit of shopping and baking in November, but we don’t really get festive until December. Christmas We put our […]

Daim Bar Tiffin

Daim Bar Tiffin

My Daim Bar addiction is now challenging my Ikea addiction. Honestly, our house is starting to resemble an Ikea showroom set up, and I buy a bag of Daim Bars every time we go. It’s getting dangerous on so many levels. I was intending on […]

No-Bake Daim Bar Cheesecake

No-Bake Daim Bar Cheesecake

Oh, Daim Bars. How I love thee. Daim Bars are one of those things I’d completely forgotten about. I assume I at some point had them as a child because I knew exactly what they were. But, I don’t remember them. However, we moved to […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

Berry Picking Since moving to a new house in August, we’ve become slightly fruit picking obsessed. We’ve got an apple tree in the garden, so we had a few months of apple madness. There was lots of cooking with apples and new recipes. Then, we’ve […]