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Christmas Chocolate Shortbread

Christmas Chocolate Shortbread

If you need to make a festive bake for a Christmas treat, a special “North Pole tea” for the kids or a Christmas bake sale then I have got you covered. My Christmas chocolate shortbread is a delicious layer of buttery and crumbly chocolate shortbread […]

5 Winter Slow Cooker Recipes & December Slow Cooked Challenge

5 Winter Slow Cooker Recipes & December Slow Cooked Challenge

As Christmas nears there seems to be so much less time to do anything, plus it is cold and the evenings are dark. Using the slow cooker to make a comforting hot meal which will be ready as soon as we get home is just […]

Lime and White Chocolate Tart with Lily O’Brien’s #LoveLilys

Lime and White Chocolate Tart with Lily O’Brien’s #LoveLilys

This lime and white chocolate tart with lime curd and white chocolate ganache fillings and a no-bake biscuit crust is a delicious no-bake dessert perfect for entertaining. Recipe inspired and sponsored by Lily O’Brien’s Desserts Collection. As you might have seen from the many chocolate recipes on my […]

Cranberry and Orange Loaf Cake with Mulled Orange Icing

Cranberry and Orange Loaf Cake with Mulled Orange Icing

Cranberry and orange really is a classic flavour combination, the sweetness of the orange works so well with tart cranberries. I spotted a bag of dried cranberries in my store cupboard and they gave me the idea to make a cranberry and orange loaf cake, […]

Boozy Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Fudge

Boozy Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Fudge

It’s that time of year now when I start to plan what treats we’ll have over the Christmas period. Fudge ticks all the boxes: easy to make, everyone loves it, perfect for gifts, a lovely indulgent treat. What better excuse than Christmas for a boozy […]

6 Warming Slow Cooked Recipes & November #SlowCookedChallenge

6 Warming Slow Cooked Recipes & November #SlowCookedChallenge

October is of course the month when the nights get longer, the days get shorter and darker, the temperature drops and we start needing more comfort food to warm us through. Now it is November and this is definitely the case! Making use of your […]

Extra Thick and Creamy Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

Extra Thick and Creamy Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

It is definitely the weather now for a warming mug of hot chocolate to take the chill from your hands and warm the soul. What better than to make a big batch of it in your slow cooker so you can ladle it out at […]

Slow Cooker Sticky Ginger Cake

Slow Cooker Sticky Ginger Cake

Get ready for chilly nights, Halloween and Bonfire Night and even the Christmas season (is it too early to mention it still?), with my slow cooker sticky ginger cake. Fiery crystallised ginger and ground ginger pack a warming punch which will ward off the chill. […]