Recipe – Almond Macaroons

None of your posh French macarons here, this is one of my favourite traditional British bakers shop biscuits (or are they cakes?!). Crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle, they are divine! The recipe is very simple and your children could easily help. For 10, you will need: 175g golden caster sugar 125g…

Recipe – Easy Fruit and Coconut Biscuits

Biscuits are the easiest things to make, with minimal ingredients even young kids can get involved. Everyone loves the result too! To make 10-12, you will need: 100g cooking margarine 50g golden caster sugar 100g self-raising flour 50g dried currants 50g desiccated coconut with little more for sprinkling Preheat the oven to 170 degrees. Flour…

Recipe – Gluten Free Ginger Biscuits

I don’t do a lot of gluten free baking but there are some recipes I experiment with to find a gluten free version. Check out my Gluten Free Italian Chocolate Cake! This is a simple ginger biscuit recipe which works out really well. For 12-16 biscuits, you will need: 80g margarine 60g golden caster sugar…

Recipe – Christmas Biscuits for Children

There is a lot you can do at Christmas which doesn’t take a lot of time but can give a great result and make you seem like the Don of the kitchen! This recipe is for very simple vanilla biscuits, which you can make into festive themed treats with the right kit. Even pound shops…

Recipe – Easy Ginger Biscuits

These really are easy with five ingredients and one saucepan. Jack loves measuring out all the ingredients and of course eating the result! For 12 biscuits, you will need: 60g margarine 60g golden caster sugar 60g golden syrup 120g self-raising flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and grease a baking…

Recipe – Halloween Ginger Ghost Biscuits

Family baking should always include your favourites and these combine my wife’s favourites of ginger biscuits and marshmallows in a creative twist perfect for Halloween. For 12 biscuits, you will need: 60g margarine 60g golden caster sugar 60g golden syrup 120g self-raising flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger 12 standard sized marshmallows Black food colour gel…

Recipe – Halloween Scary Monster Fingers

Halloween is full of blood and gross stuff, these are no exception but the great thing is that they are a really simple biscuit, it’s the decoration that makes it and kids will love making them look at gross as possible! For around a dozen biscuits, you will need: 130g softened unsalted butter 70g golden…