Desserts · Breakfast · Puddings

Lower-fat Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Those of you who read my blog regularly know my love of puddings. Very English, but I have no shame.   Sweet or savoury, everything is fair game. Especially bread pudding. When I discover a new recipe for bread pudding that’s different enough, I try it. It prevents people from thinking I’m obsessed or something.  … Continue reading Lower-fat Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Breakfast · Desserts · Puddings

Banana Lemon Custard Pots

Christmas, Christmas time is here, time for joy and time for cheer. Oh sorry, you caught me practising for an upcoming karaoke session. Never mind me, this never happened. Oh look, is that custard above!? Yes, Christmas is coming up and my holiday baking has been through the roof, both annoying and delighting the other… Continue reading Banana Lemon Custard Pots

Bars and Slices · Breakfast · Desserts · Snacks

Banana Chocolate Chewy Cereal Bars

Cereal bars are back! Oh yes, more of that breakfast recipe love. It has to be my favourite meal of the day. I wish more people went out for breakfast. But no, it’s either lunch or dinner. But, if I’m feeling fancy, it’s brunch time! Take your pick, have these for breakfast or brunch. Or… Continue reading Banana Chocolate Chewy Cereal Bars

Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Mini Plum Galette

Busy days ahead, with holiday season on the horizon. That means end of year assignments piling up alongside marathon baking sessions on a Sunday afternoon. Which wouldn’t be complete with pie. For my American readers, Thanksgiving is coming up next week, meaning holiday baking and turkeys galore. The roasted turkey doesn’t come until Christmas for… Continue reading Mini Plum Galette

Breakfast · Desserts · Pies and Tarts

Mini Skillet Apple Muesli Crumble Pie

Mini desserts are the best.  Small and adorable, they offer bite-sized deliciousness and everything looks better in miniature. Don’t believe me? Well look at the picture below: Isn’t it an adorable mini pie? This is a hybrid dessert. It combines the crust of an apple pie, with a crumble topping using muesli to add a… Continue reading Mini Skillet Apple Muesli Crumble Pie

Breakfast · Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Raspberry Jam filled Rice Pudding Pie

My mum loves rice pudding. If it were socially acceptable, she’d have it for every meal. Every so often,  I whip up a rice pudding for her. Sometimes with pudding rice and other times with whatever we have lying around. Long grain rice is less starchy than pudding rice, so you have to cook it… Continue reading Raspberry Jam filled Rice Pudding Pie

Cakes · Cookies · Desserts

Bloody Deep Dish Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

A Halloween special for you all! As promised from last week, I have a treat rather than a trick. The colours of Halloween are classically orange and black, but red is the colour of blood, making it a good choice for a Halloween dessert. Hmm, what’s red and works well for Halloween? I thought and… Continue reading Bloody Deep Dish Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake