Spring has sprung! Well… spring is sorta, almost here… in short sporadic bursts of sunshine! And to celebrate spring, you NEED this lemon-y slice of heaven! Believe it or not, this cake gets better the LONGER you leave it, so dont worry and make this a day or two before you need it! It’s also … Continue reading Lemon Olive Oil Cake
This cake reminds me of honeyed spice cake, very moist, but not too dense. It’s actually quite light and fluffy, with a gorgeously sweet Biscoff-Maple glaze! The Recipe: Ingredients: 130g plain flour 45g cocoa powder 1 tsp ground cinammon 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 55g dark brown sugar … Continue reading Chocolate Spice Cake
Of course it was Valentine’s Day yesterday, and I received my first ever roses delivery (ahhh!) Not being a fan of all the romantic slush, all I wanted was (obviously) a really yummy dinner. Of course that means cooking it myself! I decided to cook my first EVER steak (shock horror) followed by melt in … Continue reading A special dinner
Happy Valentine’s Day (like you could forget!) If you’re at a loss about what to whip up, i’ve got 2 very easy and quick treats for you to make. Chocolate covered oreos and Marshmallow krispies… Love themed of course! To make the oreos, I melted a LOT of Cadburys dairy milk, submerged the oreos in … Continue reading Valentine’s Quick Treats
I’ve been on a baking bonanza this Xmas eve, baking 3 special goodies. I’m revealing 2 to you today as one is a surprise! So, here are my extra quick marshmallow Krispy cakes that will make you feel like a kid again, as well as brownies that you can’t stop eating, peanut butter crack brownies!! Continue reading Christmas Eve baking
Every once in a while there is a celebration of the kind where cupcakes are required. A celebration of this sort happened to occur last weekend, as my dear and gorgeous cousin turned 25. Even though we were staying in to watch a TV marathon of X Factor and Take Me Out, lots of nosh … Continue reading Mint choc chip cupcakes
Lemon sorbet with frozen raspberries – enjoy the British summertime whilst it lasts with this deliciously easy summer sorbet! Ingredients: 400g caster sugar 700ml water 250ml lemon juice (6-8 lemons) 1 lemon, unwaxed, zested Method: Firstly, freeze a handful of raspberries before making the sorbet! Next, put the water and caster sugar in a pan … Continue reading Summer Sorbet
I made this ooey, gooey, deliciously indulgent chcoolate cake for a very good friend of mine’s birthday. Needless to say, it was gobbled up before the end of the evening! Ingredients: 100g butter 175g caster sugar 75g light brown sugar 125g dark chocolate 1 tbsp golden syrup 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g … Continue reading Chocolate brownie birthday cake
Whether you’re in need of some TLC or just fancy a cheeky indulgence, whip up a batch of these brownie cupcakes to satisfy your chocolate craving! I topped them with a swirl of vanilla icing and a drizzle of caramel for extra naughtiness! Get the recipe here on Groupon’s city blog 🙂 Continue reading Comfort Food: Brownie Cupcakes!
Well if there’s one thing we know about England, it’s that the weather is totally changeable! So these homebaked flapjacks are perfect for snuggling up with in front of the TV when its rainy, and just as good packed in a picnic! Plus they are so easy to make, and can also be made gluten … Continue reading English Flapjacks!