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…

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…

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…

NO BAKE ROCKY ROAD CHEESECAKE

So today we are talking Cheesecake ! Let’s be honest here, who can say no to a slice of delicious chocolate cheesecake if it’s place on front of you. Not me, I had to stop myself eating the stuff from the bowl as I was mixing it. Hands in the air I have no willpower…

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…

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…

HALLOWEEN CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE

  Not long now to Halloween, the weeks are flying by and  October is sure going very fast. I’m just wondering how many of you go all out on the Halloween Decorations? My problem is I tend to go overboard on the Halloween Baking.  I leave the decorating to my Son who loves all that…

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…

MILKY BAR WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

  I was thinking about making a White Chocolate Raspberry Tart this weekend, but a “special request” was put in at the last minute by my 17-year-old middle son – “would I please make something with Milky Bar Chocolate”. Milky bar chocolate, now that brings back some memories – gosh we haven’t had that in…

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…