Thursday, 30 October 2014

blackberry meringue pie

i love blackberries and i wanted to make the most of the last of the harvest so i made this really simple meringue pie.

Monday, 27 October 2014

my mac and cheese and savoury cheddar doughnuts

i absolutely love mac and cheese, it is such a comforting dish, i also really enjoy making it,
i added bacon and sprinkled crushed cheesy crackers on to the top just to pimp it up a bit
i also created then cheesy doughnuts to dip into it.

Sunday, 26 October 2014

earl grey orange and medjool date scones

these scones were lovely, i love the combination or earl grey and orange so i really enjoyed them.
i mixed a little brewed earl grey with some orange zest and powdered sugar to drizzle on them.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

pecan maple pumpkin cinnamon buns

these buns were so good, imagine a pumpkin cinnamon bun filled with a pecan pie and that's what these taste like.
i made a maple drizzle to go on the top.

Monday, 20 October 2014

halloween meringue bones pavlova with raspberry blood

these meringue bones are so easy to make and i think used on a pavlova they look so cool, im sure that it would go down well at a halloween party. i decided to make a hand too,
i made a raspberry sauce but decided to keep the lumps of fruit in for extra gore.
Halloween is one of the holidays that i don't really celebrate, as a child my brothers and i would dress up for trick or treat but i don't think Halloween is as popular here in England then it is in the states.

Sunday, 19 October 2014

peanut butter and apple dog cake

my dog Archie (the one on the left) loves to watch me bake and i often let him have some of what i have made, but i decided to treat him and cake him this dog friendly cake.
my mums dog blue and him loved it.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

blackberry apple crepe cake with lavender caramel

i created this crepe cake for a brand new online journal called rose&ivy
you can find my recipe in the Autumn issue now or scroll down for my lavender caramel version.
the Autumn issue is the first publication for rose and ivy. 
the journal has a mix of fashion and lifestyle, it has such beautiful photos i really love the look of it and recommend you take a look here

Monday, 13 October 2014

cereal milk and white chocolate eclairs

if momofuku milk bar can make cereal milk ice cream i figured i could make cereal milk pastry cream and create these cereal milk eclairs. i topped them with white chocolate.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

raspberry ripple birthday cake

i know its a bit late in the year to be making a raspberry cake but its my grandmas birthday and she loves them, so i created this raspberry ripple cake for her. i managed to get some raspberries in the super market. the sponge tastes just like a raspberry and white chocolate muffin.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

coffee walnut and fig bundt cake

i love coffee and walnut cake, but i really hate drinking coffee, i know alot of you will think that is odd as you cant function with out your morning coffee (mum I'm talking about you) but for some reason i just don't like it, i much prefer a cup of tea, i guess i am a proper English girl who enjoys her tea and cake at any hour.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

masala chai pumpkin pancakes with caramel apples

i have an abundance of apples thanks to my mum who went to an orchard at last weekend.
she gave me a big bag full so i decided to incorporate then in as many recipes as possible.

Monday, 6 October 2014

pretzel peanut butter and caramel crumble loaf

i had a craving for pretzels the other day, it wasn't the normal kind of craving when you think oh i fancy some pretzels, it was a crazy urge to grab a handful and scoff them in one,
after seeing molly yehs pretzel mendle bread it made my need to get some pretzels even more urgent.
 so i got my self a bag and set about thinking up this recipe

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

samoa pretzels recipe

i love Samoa cookies, the flavour combination of caramel, coconut and chocolate is just meant to be so i added the Samoa topping on to these pretzels and it was heaven.

Monday, 29 September 2014

strawberry apple pie with pistachio pastry

i really liked the combination of strawberries and apples in this pie and the nutty pie top was also a hit. this is great for a quick dessert.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

spelt flour pasta dough

 i love making homemade pasta, i made this spelt flour pasta to go with a beef ragu i made for tea it went really well.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

vegan baklava waffles

you would never guess that these waffles are vegan, you really wont miss the eggs and dairy in them, the orange blossom water syrup with a pinch of cinnamon and the pistachios and walnuts give these waffles their baklava flavour.

Monday, 22 September 2014

brown butter cinnamon kugelhopf with pomegranate icing

the cinnamon and brown butter in this kugelhopf go really well with the pomegranate icing.
a kugelhopf is a yeast risen cake i just love the name of it.

Sunday, 21 September 2014

apple pie for one

sometimes its nice to just have a pie to your self, i hate to make a big pie when its just the two of us,
i baked this pie in a large tea cup it could be shared with two spoons if you don't want to eat it all to your self. there is enough dough to make one large mug pie or two smaller ones.

Thursday, 18 September 2014

rocky road filled chocolate cake

i decided to fill this chocolate cake with a layer of rocky road, it is full of mini marshmallows, nuts, crushed cookies, dried fruit and mini meringue drops. it is great for a party.
this chocolate cake recipe would be good for other recipes too if you double the quantities.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Tiramisu cake with hazelnut dacquoise and homemade lady fingers

i made this tiramisu as a treat for my partner, i decided to make it a little different and to layers of hazelnut meringue as well as home made lady fingers.
i dont like coffee but for some reason i really love this dessert
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