Lime pie

For this recipe I bought a lovely new flan/pie dish especially, how extravagant! I fancied something fresh and found a really simple recipe on the Tesco food app of all places. I amended the recipe slightly, here is how I made it: Crush 250g of digestives, then melt 125 g of butter and mix with […]

Chocolate banana crispy cakes

I found this recipe in Edd Kimber’s book The Boy Who Bakes which I was given at Christmas. I amended the recipe slightly as I didn’t want to use Nutella. First melt three tablespoons of butter in a large pan. Add 140g mini marshmallows and stir until they have completely melted. Do keep stirring and […]

Treacle tart

I will admit upfront that I used a ready-made sweet pastry shell for this. I bought it ages ago as had never seen them before, and it seemed like a good shortcut. I have been wondering what to make with it and then came across this lovely treacle tart recipe from Marie Claire. See here […]

Carrot cake with drizzled orange icing

Carrot cake is gorgeous and I wanted to try my hand at it. I used a recipe from the BBC Good Food baking book, and it was very tasty. The book I used is this one again. The icing was runnier than I’d have liked but it was still nice to eat luckily!

Banana choc chip muffins

I tried to make banana bread using a Waitrose recipe recently but it didn’t turn out well. When I tried again I decided to make muffins which would cook more quickly, and to add choc chips. I found a great Mary Berry recipe which I followed. They turned out really well. See here for the […]