CHOCOLICIOUS “TERRY’S CHOCOLATE-ORANGE MUFFINS

  What can you say about chocolate-orange, it’s a partnership made in heaven, the ultimate partnership. I’m not ashamed to say I have a secret stash of Jaffa Cakes for those bad days when I need a chocolate lift. Those bad boys are  definitely one of my weak spots.  That is why these simple but…

“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…

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…

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…

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…