THE MOST INDULGENT CADBURY CREME-EGG CUPCAKES

  Well there is no escaping the fact that Easter is fast upon us!.. The shops are brimming to the top with every kind of Easter egg under the sun INCLUDING  and I kid you not a cheese one. Check out this  CHEASTER EGG now available in Iceland supermarkets. That is most definitely not on…

“LEMONICIOUS” LEMON & POPPY SEED MUFFINS

  Well it’s the middle of February all ready, St Valentines Day has been & gone and I’ve had my fill of chocolate for this week! I need something special to brighten up a rainy gloomy Friday and there is only ONE thing that can do that for me –  Zingy and Zesty LEMON.  Yes,most…

LEMONGRASS & BLUEBERRY BUNDT

  Well last weekend was the best.  I got to spend it in TK-MAXX.  Ok I’m exaggerating a little. It was only a couple of hours on a Saturday, but I was on my own and I could spend as much time as I wanted to wander around on a little treasure hunt. Yes I…

Mini Lemon Meringue Pie Cheesecakes

 It’s the last Bank Holiday of the Summer here in Ireland AND of course its raining – typical Irish weather.  So to cheer my self up I’m making Mini Lemon Meringue Cheese Cakes. Lemon always reminds me of Summer and warmer days (I wish). How I wish we had proper  seasonal weather  – a Spring…

LEMON & LIME “MOJITO” BABY BUNDTS

We’ve just said goodbye to Easter and all the chocolate that goes with it. What I really want now is something citrus and light , something Lemon would do the trick. Though I have a confession I did buy two Mars Easter Eggs yesterday in Tesco. In my defense they were reduced to one euro,…

ST PATRICK’S DAY LEMON & RICOTTA RING CAKE

Gosh it’s hard to believe St Patrick’s Day is nearly here, it only seems Christmas was last week.  Towns all over Ireland are looking greener than normal and my part of the world the lovely Co. Meath is looking particularly beautiful this week. The bunting is up, there’s a market in the square and my…

Tenerife & A Chocolate Orange Salted Caramel Tray Bake

  Hands up who doesn’t like Chocolate Orange!! Well I can never say NO to anything chocolate in any shape or form, so hands up from me straight away. The first time I ever tasted anything “Chocolate Orange” was when I was eight years old. It was a “Terry’s Chocolate Orange”.  The reason that it…

“GLUTEN FREE” LEMON SURPRISE & WHITE CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES

  I have to admit I have never had to make many Gluten Free Cakes.  My family has been lucky in the fact that none of us have any food allergies not yet anyway but old age always brings a few surprises. We have diabetes on both sides of our family on my side more…