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Category: Cakes & Bakes

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake

Pecan Caramel Cheesecake

A delicious baked cheesecake with a toasted pecan caramel topping. A real luxurious treat.

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

Chocolate Fudge Cake

The chocolate lovers chocolate cake. This is a firm favourite of everyone in my house. Actually, I don’t think I know anyone that doesn’t like chocolate fudge cake.

Nutella Cookies

nutella cookies

My Nutella cookies are ideal for baking with kids. They require very few ingredients. Nutella is the key ingredient here meaning you can get away with not having to use butter and sugar and having to cream them together. They are delicious plain or with a little melted chocolate on top and sprinkled with hundreds and thousands.

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Easter Chocolate Cheesecake RecipesCupcakes

A delicious chocolate cupcake with a chocolate cream cheese frosting with miniature sugar shelled eggs. Perfect to celebrate Easter.

Chocolate & Hazelnut Scones

chocolate chip and hazelnut scones

Delicious buttermilk scone studded with chocolate chips and crunchy hazelnut pieces.

No – Knead Bread

Quick no-knead bread

This is a new recipe to me I have seen a lot of no-knead breads recently on Instagram and having done a little research it seemed all these no-knead breads take so long some need to sit for up to twenty hours. I began to think if I used a slightly warmer than usual water could I cut down the proving time and the answer was resounding Yes! The bread you get is delicious really aerated throughout with a sourdough/ciabatta style crust and delicious chew. It gets this wonderful crust thanks to the cooking process, It’s cooked in a casserole pan with a lid on for most of the cooking which lets the bread steam and develop that great crust then it comes off for the last fifteen minutes to colour and give it crustiness.

I knew when making this bread that I wanted to make this rustic bread with plain flour making it more affordable and easier to keep the ingredients required for making it available.

Spiced Guinness Cupcakes

Spiced Guinness Cupcakes

These cupcakes get their dark appearance from a combination of treacle & Guinness. The Guinness & treacle both give a dark molasses tone to the cupcakes that compliments there gingery spices.

Guinness Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake

A grown-up chocolate cake with a dark sumptuous tender sponge and the. dreamiest bailey’s cream cheese topping. The ideal cake for St.Patrick’s day celebration this beautiful cake not only contains that liquid velvet in its batter, but the final appearance also resembles a pint of Guinness.

Easy Chocolate Mousse

instant chocolate mousse

This easy chocolate mousse recipes uses a few shortcuts to reduce the shopping list and the amount of time required to set. This mousse can be made in a few minutes and set within twenty minutes but, you would never guess from the deep velvety mousse that you get.

Slow Cooker Sticky Toffee Pudding

slow cooker sticky toffee pudding

This sticky date pudding is cooked in quite a radical way. It does require a leap of faith but you rewarded with a tender sponge, much like a steamed sponge and a molasses rich sauce with very little work.