Recipe – No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

Cheesecake is something I have eaten regularly but never made, which is odd because it’s very easy and versatile. You can add anything to the mix or the topping for a wide variety of results. Jack asked for a strawberry cheesecake so I thought I’d finally have a go! You need at least five hours…

Recipe – Double Chocolate and Coffee Cookies

Cookies… something I know a thing or two about as I work for a big bakery that specialises in them. But there are so many recipes out there for them, it’s difficult to find a decent one that always works. This always works! It’s effectively a double choc cookie base so you can leave it…

Recipe – Ginger and Honeycomb Rocky Road (No Bake)

Rocky Road is a great invention, easy to make, versatile and super yummy! This version is my favourite combos of milk and dark chocolate, honeycomb and ginger nut biscuits, but you can change them for others things you might prefer. You will need: 100g quality milk chocolate 100g quality dark chocolate 130g unsalted butter 3…

Recipe – Easy Oat and Coconut Cookies

Another great recipe for the kids to help with, and my kids also help with the eating too the cookies are so yummy! A grown up will need to help with the melted butter but be ready for buttery and mucky hands! For 12 you will need: 50g porridge oats 80g plain flour 30g desiccated…

Recipe – Chocolate Hobnobs

Yes, the biscuit of champions. Oaty with crunchy edges, smothered in chocolate, what’s not to like? For 12 you will need: 100g unsalted butter plus 30g for the chocolate topping 100g golden caster sugar 1 dessert spoon golden syrup 100g porridge oats 100g self-raising flour ½ teaspoon baking powder Pinch salt 200g good quality milk…

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…