RED VELVET STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE

  Did you ever have a bake that didn’t turn out as you originally planned BUT ended up being the most unexpected delicious success! Well that’s exactly what happened with this RED VELVET STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE.     This scrumptious cheesecake was meant to be a glorious Strawberry Cream Cheesecake with an Oreo biscuit base.  Thanks…

SCRUMPTIOUS NO-BAKE CHOCOLATE TART

      Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and if you are looking to treat that special someone or even your self to a special treat  you will not go wrong with this SCRUMPTIOUS NO-BAKE CHOCOLATE TART! Best of all it only has 4 ingredients – YES you are reading this right.  All you need…

RASPBERRY & CRANBERRY “MULLED WINE” UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

  So here we are, November all ready and the countdown to Christmas has begun in earnest. The shops are decked out in all their Christmas finery and playing Christmas music non-stop.  I was shocked to hear today that Santa will be arriving next week in my local shopping centre, yes for real!!  He comes…

STRAWBERRY MOCHA CUPCAKES

  Everyone who knows me will say without any hesitation that I am a coffee addict.  I cannot function without at least 5 cups during the day and please don’t even say good morning until I have had my morning cuppa Lol.  I’m first in line at my local Starbucks or Costa when any new…

PEACH & BERRY TEA-TIME CAKE

I love comforting easy recipes the kind that are no mixer required, quick & easy and use what ever you have in your press or fridge. This Peach & Berry Delight is definitely  a slice of Summer in the middle of Winter. I noticed recently that most of my favorite recipes use tinned or frozen…

BLACKBERRY & GINGER CREAM CHEESE LOAF

  This Blackberry & Ginger Cream Cheese Loaf is all about the berry and there’s not a hint of any of chocolate in sight ” I swear”.   You know I think I might actually prefer baking with berries over chocolate. There is so much choice with berries, the flavour possibilities are endless. In the…

Raspberry Pink Bundt Cake & “Taste Memories”

A Taste Memory is what my eldest son calls the ” Raspberry Jammy Thumb print Cookies”   that I made the other day.  They remind him of his 8th birthday in particular – a birthday he had to share with his younger brother who was turning four. Their birthdays are actually a week apart but I…

RASPBERRY & CHOCOLATE “MUFFIN” LOAF

After being totally “baked out “ over Christmas I took a little baking hiatus! It’s been over two weeks and to be completely honest I’m surprised I lasted this long,  but just because I wasn’t “baking”- I couldn’t stay away all together.   I have spent the past few weeks devising new recipes and doing…

Lazy Sundays and Strawberry Yum Yum

After a few hectic days in London with my daughter Amy, this Sunday has definitely been a lazy Sunday but that still didn’t stop me baking a yummy strawberry cake or putting together a shorter than normal blog post! I needed  something quick and easy but delicious.   This Strawberry Yum Yum ticks all the…

Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

One of the first things I ever baked in my Home Economics class in School was an Upside-Down Cake. An Upside-Down Pineapple cake to be exact, made with tinned pineapple slices and dotted with red cherries in the middle of the rings.. what a classic.  I think I must have made one every Sunday for…

Strawberry & Cream Oreo Fudge Cake

We’ve just passed Mid Summers Day June 21st and slowly  coming near the end of “strawberry month”, so it’s the perfect time to share another strawberry recipe with you a “Strawberry & Cream Oreo Fudge Cake” an absolutely delicious mouthful. Strawberries & Cream are always a scrumptious partnership, once called the food of the gods…