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

Cakes · Cheesecakes · Desserts · Uncategorized

Honey Cinnamon Pear Cheesecake

“Cheesecake, cheesecake give me your answer do, I’m half crazy all for the love of you!” Okay yes, I realise that those are not the lyrics, but I may have taken some artistic liberties and changed the lyrics to show my love for cheesecake. This is not the first time or the last that my love for… Continue reading Honey Cinnamon Pear Cheesecake

Cakes · Desserts

Lime Custard Swiss Roll Cake

There is a new love in my life. Breaking Bad has taken hold and I’m hooked on another show. Following the theme of hooked, baking egg based sponges is my baking trend of the week. I’ve been experimenting with chiffon cakes and fatless sponges as they take less time to bake meaning the house doesn’t heat… Continue reading Lime Custard Swiss Roll Cake

Cakes · Desserts

A Summery Treat for the Hotter Months: Strawberry Yoghurt Mousse Cake

The heat is turning up over here and  turning on the oven for too long is a recipe for spit roasted Rachel rather than deliciousness, so I’ve been looking at recipes that don’t require an oven, or at least minimal time in one. Cue stratigically placed photo of cake! Sticking with the theme of hot… Continue reading A Summery Treat for the Hotter Months: Strawberry Yoghurt Mousse Cake

Bars and Slices · Desserts · Snacks

Small Batch Pineapple Strawberry Bars

 Hello there, isn’t today just a lovely day? Well it didn’t start out so great for me, but it got much better throughout the day. Exam season has started, but I also have some awesome news to share. I finally got an Instant Pot! I ordered it after seeing so many food bloggers and people… Continue reading Small Batch Pineapple Strawberry Bars