Tag: baking

pecan caramel cheesecake

Pecan Caramel Cheesecake

I’m not sure whether I have ever met someone who didn’t like cheesecake and I’m not sure whether I want to. What’s not to love, right? I love a no-bake cheesecake, but I do think that a baked cheesecake has the edge that wins for me. It’s a little bit like instant coffee vs going …

Chocolate Banana Cake (Vegan Recipe)

vegan chocolate banana cake

The cake is light, fluffy and moist and so tender. The frosting is a doddle to make and is very easy to work with it makes icing a cake almost easy.

Autumnal Cake

Autumnal Cake

The nights are drawing in, cold dark evenings and we are firmly in the season of the pumpkin. My Autumnal cake started life out as a warmly spiced pumpkin cake but did require a lot of work. Thankfully however, I discovered cans of pumpkin puree, unfortunately though this has become increasing more difficult to come …

The Best Chocolate Brownies

These are the best most chocolaty, gooey and fudgy brownies They are no more difficult to make than that of those that come from a box but have a much superior taste. Brownies

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

A good old-fashioned chocolate cake is hard to beat, right? Its rustic appearance reassures me that it is going to deliver an uplifting fudgy hit of chocolaty goodness. Exactly what is needed midweek to get through. This is a family favourite, that I am advised is best eaten slightly warmed so that the frosting has …

Passion Fruit Pavlova

A pavlova is one of my favourite desserts. I make them so often as you may have noticed. All that tender sweet marshmallowy centre and the crisp exterior topped with softly whipped cream and berries, how could you not love it? It is a perfect dessert for feeding a large gathering as most of the …

The Ultimate Sophisticated Amaretto Chocolate Tart

This is one for all the chocolate lovers out there. It is rich, dark and elegant. It is an easy tart to make as it requires no baking. Instead of using a pastry it has a biscuit crumb base and the filling is a easy chocolate custard using a milk and cornflour mixture to slake …

Averting Bread Crisis

Have you ever awoken to find that you are completely out of bread? If so, don’t worry I’ve got you sorted. These delicious soda bread rolls take 25 minutes from start to ready to eat. Crisis averted, I call these breakfast rolls as I add granola to the mix which imparts flavour and texture with …

Beef Cobbler

I know it’s summer but it is a cold wet grey day so why not try this warming soul soothing stew with cheesy dumplings. I do call these cheese scones as they are a simplified version of dumpling that are made more like scones and look like scones. As they cook the top browns and …