Blood Orange Buttermilk Scones

Blood Orange Buttermilk Scones + Giveaway

Aaah blood orange season, that short time in January/February when blood oranges with their deep red flesh are in the shops. All citrus fruits are in season at this time of year but I particularly love to squeeze blood oranges and enjoy a glass or two of deep red blood orange juice with its gorgeous colour. Apparently […]

Slow cooker mincemeat swirls with brandy glaze

Slow Cooker Mincemeat Swirls with Brandy Glaze

Once Christmas is here I might be eating turkey with all the trimmings for dinner but my slow cooker will still be going in the morning. Whip up these slow cooker mincemeat swirls in minutes and bake them in your slow cooker while you open presents and eat the chocolates you’ve received (we’re all friends […]

Chocolate Truffle Christmas Baubles

We Bake Chocolate Truffle Christmas Baubles

Christmas baking is well underway here and I’ve been focusing on bakes that would make great gifts and that I can bake with my kids as well. My girls love to bake and they really enjoyed making and decorating chocolate truffle Christmas baubles with me recently. I am not sure that they will actually be […]

Easy cranberry and pistachio palmiers

Easy Cranberry and Pistachio Palmiers

It is half term so an easy bake was on the cards for this weeks Great British Bake Off bake! A fruit savarin with chocolate work and caramel or fondant fancies didn’t seem to fit that description so I decided on palmiers. Sweet palmiers are my preference rather than savoury so my very easy cranberry […]

Pumpkin Spice Churros

Pumpkin Spice Churros #GBBO Batter Week

The theme this week on the Great British Bake off was Batter, a new theme which some have found quite controversial – is it really baking?! And you can’t possibly have missed the other news that the show will be going over to Channel 4 and no longer be presented by Mel and Sue – […]

Jaffa Shortbread Slice - shortbread, orange jelly (jello) and chocolate layered together, easy to make and great for a quick treat

Jaffa Shortbread Slice – #GBBO Week 1

Are you happy to see The Great British Bake Off back on the screens? I was pleased to see it back, and once again this year I’m going to be joining in with the Great Bloggers Bake Off when I can. This week on GBBO was Cake Week and the bakers made their Signature drizzle […]

My 2015 Great British Bake Off Bakes in Review

My 2015 Great British Bake Off Bakes in Review

I can’t wait for Great British Bake Off to come back on in a couple of weeks! How about you? Last year I baked along with the show every week, and joined in with the Great Bloggers Bake Off with Mummy Mishaps. I’m not sure I will manage to bake along every week this year […]

Slow cooker Strawberry scone

Slow Cooker Strawberry Scone

Read on for my recipe for a slow cooker strawberry scone! Bake one in your slow cooker today to beat the heat in the kitchen. If you come here a lot you will have noticed I bake in the slow cooker a lot. Why, you might ask! A visitor this week did in fact ask […]