Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Uncategorized

Chocolate Cranberry Tortilla Mince Pies

“Expect a beast from the east.” Sounds like winter weather is ahead of Europe, according to weather scientists and various radio hosts from today. There wasn’t any snow at Christmas, but it’s never too late for snow. Seeing as the Christmas weather is upon us, there’s nothing strange about making mince pies in February. Mince… Continue reading Chocolate Cranberry Tortilla Mince Pies

Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Lighter Lemon Tart

Hi there again! Did you enjoy the last post? I quite liked the unusual breakfast theme it had going on. What can I say, breakfast is the best meal of the day. But dessert is a close second! Although having both together would be even better right? No worries your prayers are answered. Under 100… Continue reading Lighter Lemon Tart

Breakfast · Desserts · 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