Tag: cinnamon

Plum and Blood Orange Cobbler

Plum and Blood Orange Cobbler

When it is so cold I really enjoy a hot dessert to warm me up. Of course the traditional British dessert has to be a crumble, and I really enjoy apple crumble. But if you want to make the most of the seasonal fruit it […]

Slow Cooker Banana Butter

Slow Cooker Banana Butter

It’s that time of year when preserving the fruits of summer is a wonderful way to keep on enjoying them during the cold days of autumn and winter. I found myself with some very ripe bananas and instead of making banana bread I wanted to […]

Cinnamon and Currant Shortbread Fingers

Cinnamon and Currant Shortbread Fingers

I love a quick and easy bake in the week for a quick treat for my kids after school. As I still have loads of dried fruit to use up after Christmas, I am adding raisins, currants and whatever else I can find in my […]

Pumpkin Spice Churros #GBBO Batter Week

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 […]

Mini Baked Oats with Blueberries and Cinnamon

Mini Baked Oats with Blueberries and Cinnamon

Recently I’ve been trying to follow a healthier eating plan, and my mini baked oats with blueberries and cinnamon are a good breakfast choice. They are also very versatile, just swap the fruit according to what you have. I make these without any added sugar, […]

Apricot and Apple Couronne – Bready, Steady, Go April Linky

Apricot and Apple Couronne – Bready, Steady, Go April Linky

I am so pleased to now be co-hosting Bready, Steady, Go, the bread-making blogging challenge, with Michelle from Utterly Scrummy Food For Families – I find baking bread such fun! Taking part in this challenge over the past year with Michelle and Jen has spurred me […]

Slow Cooker Maple, Cinnamon and Raisin Porridge (Oatmeal)

Slow Cooker Maple, Cinnamon and Raisin Porridge (Oatmeal)

Are you getting used to being back in the swing of things? I am just about used to getting up early for work again, and getting the children ready for school in time. When I remember the night before, it is great to pop the […]

Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen

Happy Christmas to my readers! I hope you are having a great Christmas holiday. For my Perfecting Patisserie entry for this month, I decided to make Stollen. Stollen is of course a Christmas fruited bread filled with marzipan and dusted with icing sugar, typical of Germany. […]

Apple and Cinnamon Madeleines

Apple and Cinnamon Madeleines

Baking along with the Great British Bakeoff has been fun but I have gone a bit off big cakes after all that baking now! So here are some mini madeleines with apple and cinnamon I made as a little after school treat for my children. […]

Slow Cooker Spiced Pumpkin Cake

Slow Cooker Spiced Pumpkin Cake

So despite the very sunny days we’ve had recently there has been a subtle shift and the leaves are crisp underfoot, the mornings are darker and colder, and the colours of autumn are all around. Pumpkin spice lattes are back in the coffee shops too. […]

Slow Cooker Cinnamon and Raisin Bread

Slow Cooker Cinnamon and Raisin Bread

If you want to make a delicious loaf of bread during the summer, you can put your slow cooker to good use and beat the heat in the kitchen. There’s really no need to heat up the place with your oven! And any time of […]

Slow Cooker Spiced Banana Bread

Slow Cooker Spiced Banana Bread

With the overindulgence of Christmas almost upon us, I thought a simple banana bread would be in order, with some added spice. Time for my slow cooker spiced banana bread! This one was made in my slow cooker but could equally be made in the […]