Browsing Category : desserts

ice lollies and palm trees

Summer fun with easy to make lollies.


Coconut & chocolate lollies. What says summer more than ice cold lollies? If you’re in the UK, you’ll be well aware that sunny summer days are very few and far between, so we have to make the most of them before they slip away! With just a handful of simple ingredients, you can easily create these delicious lollies to capture…

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apple turnovers

Something easy & tasty for your weekend


Apple Turnovers! If you are the more experienced side of forty years old, you may remember that choice in supermarkets used to be very limited. Independent shops were everywhere and you visited the greengrocer, the butchers and the bakers to get your vegetables, meat and pastries. Of course, you can still do that today and I would definitely encourage supporting…

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quinoa in a glass bowl with blueberries

Surprise quinoa like you’ve never had it before


Quinoa Pudding! The word ‘pudding’ means different things to different people. You might instantly think of a suet based pie as a pudding? Perhaps, you buy one of the range of flavours of something called ‘puding’ in a packet which you make up like a blancmange or custard? Maybe, like me, ‘pudding’ is a word associated with a milky dessert…

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three layers of sponge cake with orange icing

Do something which makes you happy.


Failsafe baking! Today I was going to share a recipe for ice-cream, as the weather has been lovely and warm recently in the UK, but the problem is, taking photos! So, instead I decided to share a few of our regular go-to failsafe recipes we use all the time! The recipes There are two bakes we make all the time,…

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individual lemon tart with whipped cream and raspberries on a pretty plate

Love a twist on custard with Lemon Tarts


Bite sized desserts Sometimes, especially when the weather is hotting up (we’ve had 29c in UK this week), it’s nice to have mini individual desserts. Two things make bite sized desserts preferable over larger ones (or maybe 3); firstly, they look presentable at all times, secondly they are very easy to customise for each persons preferences and thirdly, they are…

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bundt cake vegan

Easily make this cake fit for a King!


Coronation Weekend This weekend (Saturday, May 6th 2023), the UK will celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. Although for many people, it is just an extra day off (an new Bank Holiday has been added on Monday 8th May), others are planning events to commemorate the occasion. The event will have significant television and radio coverage as the new…

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blueberry pie

Did you know blueberries are great for pie?!


Blueberry Pie Day! If you are in the USA this may come of no surprise, but here in the UK blueberry pie is something you may not have heard of, let alone tried! Every year, 28th April (this year on Friday) marks National Blueberry Pie day! Well, I love blueberries and I love pie, so I thought absolutely we will…

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truffles

Treat someone you love with these easy chocolate truffles.


Chocolate. Today as this is typically known as Easter week, I had great plans of sharing some chocolate recipes with you… but I might have eaten everything I made before they saw the camera! Instead, I will give you a very quick easy and tasty recipe for some nutty chocolate truffles! Chocolate Truffles by Pelageia Zelenina on Pexels The Chocolate…

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fruit salad

Let’s get deliciously fruity with an easy fruit salad.


Fruits. How often do you buy fruit with all the good intentions in the world, but then forget about it until it’s getting past its best? Well, I have a solution for you! Go and check out your fruit bowl now. Open your fridge and see what you have hiding in there! Take it all out and put it in…

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