Bakes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones

Yesterday was the autumn equinox. The leaves are starting to turn red and gold, and the sun is losing it’s heat. Pumpkin spice lattes are back in the coffee shops, and baking with pumpkin is on my mind again! Pumpkin chocolate chip scones are my […]

2016 GBBO Bakes in Review

2016 GBBO Bakes in Review

So it is nearly time for the Great British Bake Off to return to the screens, but in its new home on Channel 4. What to expect?! Reviews in the media seem to be mixed so far. Prue Leith is replacing Mary Berry, and Mel […]

Blackberry Oaty Traybake – Ideal for Late Summer

Blackberry Oaty Traybake – Ideal for Late Summer

Late summer with its bountiful harvest of rich blackberries, plums, and all kinds of soft fruits – in a way this time of year makes me sad, sad that summer is nearly over, with that bittersweet yearning you get for missing out on something, the […]

Pink Gooseberry Baked Oats

Pink Gooseberry Baked Oats

When it comes to breakfast I am often guilty of grabbing the nearest thing in sight and also sticking to the same few options every day. When you have a million other things to do and remember, breakfast seems to fall into the background somehow. […]

Rhubarb Flapjacks (Oat Bars)

Rhubarb Flapjacks (Oat Bars)

Ah rhubarb, bringing back childhood memories of rhubarb crumble and stewed rhubarb with custard. Growing it on our allotment, it was a frequent sight on the table! Having picked this rhubarb up at the fruit and vegetable market in Kingston, the same place my mum […]

Blood Orange Buttermilk Scones + Giveaway

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 […]

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 […]

We Bake 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 […]