GINGERBREAD CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

  Hello SEPTEMBER!!!  Who can believe it, it seems only a few months ago I was taking down my Christmas Decorations now I’m ALREADY thinking about this year’s Halloween & Christmas Baking!!! Speaking of baking wait till you meet my new Brownie Friends.  DO you LOVE Chocolate Brownies & Gingerbread?  Well get your Aprons on…

KINDER BUENO MUFFIN LOAF

  One of my all time favourite things to bake are Muffins! They are so easy and so adaptable I really like taking flavor combinations and some of my favorite chocolate treats  and turning them into Muffins.  This Kinder Bueno Muffin Loaf  is exactly what it sounds like… muffins baked in a loaf tin instead…

BOSTON CREAM PIE CUPCAKES

  I love making cupcakes, they can be simple and delicious or extravagant and VERY delicious. These Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes fall into the second category, but they not so “over the top” that they need a lot of time to put together. These little beauties took about an hour or so from baking to…

RED VELVET RASPBERRY CUPCAKES

  When I was 15, I discovered “The Red Velvet Cake”.  With its stunning red colour and the scrumptious cream cheese filling, I thought it was the most sophisticated cake ever invented!!  I still do –  I never get tired of making it or eating it. So last week I wanted to make something special…

GUINNESS GINGERBREAD BUNDT

  “Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly” – gosh it’s hard to believe it is nearly one week to Christmas!! It seems like Halloween was only last week .   I had big plans to have everything done and dusted by now, but true to form I am still shopping for presents.  I’m finding it…

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…

MINI CHOCOLATE FLAKE CAKES

  MINI CHOCOLATE FLAKE CAKES  – Soft Chocolate Sponge filled with Strawberry Jam & the crowning glory “Cadbury Chocolate FLAKES.”  These are the perfect bake to satisfy ANY chocolate craving. What can I say,  I never planned to make these little beauties. They were definitely a spur of the moment bake. I originally bought the…

QUICK EASY CHERRY BAKEWELL LOAF

  HAPPY OCTOBER EVERYONE!! Who can believe it.  Summer is long gone and finally Autumn has truly arrived.   I think its safe now to mention Halloween and the “C” word – CHRISTMAS.  How about you? Is it too early for you! I absolutely love Christmas & especially Christmas Baking and being a baking blogger, I…

SHERRY SOAKED FRUIT LOAF

  Sherry is one of those drinks that as soon as I take the top off the bottle, I am immediately hit with the smell of Christmas. It evokes so many memories of childhood for me – suddenly I’m back in my Nana’s kitchen stirring the sherry-soaked fruit for her amazing Christmas Cake. She wasn’t…

QUICK & EASY CINNAMON ROLL MUFFINS

    If you are a cinnamon roll and a muffin fan, then you are in for a very tasty treat!  These delicious Cinnamon Roll Muffins combine the best of both worlds.       Inspired by many hours of late night Pinterest scrolling & a recipe by the brilliant Kirbie’s Cravings, I knew immediately…

EASY & DELICIOUS PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CUPCAKES

  Pineapple Upside Down Cake has always been a classic in my house and evokes great memories of many special occasions. My Mum made one for nearly every family occasion, birthdays, christenings, funerals. You would always find my Mum’s special Pineapple Upside Down Cake somewhere on the table. I love this cake as much as…

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…

APRICOT & CREAM SPONGE TRAY-BAKE

Well about 5 days ago this yellow looking ball appeared in the skies over Ireland lol  –  Yes the Sun has finally made a long waited appearance and he brought a beautiful blue sky with him and temperatures of up to 25C in some parts of the country. Believe me this is a rare occurrence…

CORNFLAKE OAT COOKIES

  Hello everyone!  Hope your all having a great weekend.  Who would believe we are nearly 1/2 way through the year already & still know sign of the weather improving not in this part of the world anyway!  What an earth happen to spring this year? Mother Nature must be in a very bad mood…

MINI EASTER EGG CHEESECAKES

  Well is everybody well and truly had their fill of Easter Eggs?  I say yes absolutely but my kids say no lol. It seems that Easter began very early this year, in this country anyway.  I remember seeing Easter Eggs in the shops two days after Christmas, before the New Year had even begun….

CAPPUCCINO COFFEE LOAF

  So Winter made a second appearance (with a vengeance) in Ireland on the first day of Spring. So typically Irish. We are completely snowed in and the country is in shutdown!  So what to do when you have a “snow day” BAKE of course, and this Cappuccino Coffee Loaf is the perfect bake for…