Recipe – Honeycomb / Cinder Toffee

Who doesn’t love honeycomb? Well, two of my three sons for a start as I discovered yesterday! All the more for me and the missus. Honeycomb is on the one hand so easy to do – 3 ingredients and water – and on the other hand relatively pressured and exciting for around 10 seconds. Lots…

Recipe – Halloween Swamp Monster Cupcakes

Here’s a new twist on a cupcake, especially for Halloween. Green sponge with a hint of coconut and blue frosting monster on top, they look great fun and kids (and grown ups) will love them! The decorations were bought at Wilko’s who have a great selection for Halloween. For 12, you will need: 175g self…

Halloween Sweet Treat Recipes

Halloween is great fun, a perfect excuse for dressing silly and eating some weird and wonderful food. I remember before Jack came along we played donut bobbing, hanging up a dozen Krispy Kremes down the hall and getting people to try and eat them. It wasn’t easy! I’ve put together three simple recipes for Halloween…

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…

Recipe – Halloween Rice Krispy Pumpkins

These are great fun, kids loves rice krispy cakes and this version for Halloween is easy but a bit different with the extra decoration needed. For 12-15 you will need: 150g mini marshmallows 50g unsalted butter or margarine 120g Rice Krispies Orange food colouring Black or chocolate icing writing pen Orange Matchmakers In a large…