Gingerbread Biscuits

My son has been asking me to make him some Gingerbread Biscuits, which has surprised me as he’s a VERY fussy eater, bland & white are the two words which spring to mind when I think about his diet. Needless to say, it can get very frustrating, however as he requested them, I obliged and I’m pleased to say he …

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Baking, Cupcakes


Cupcakes, buns, fairy cakes, whatever you prefer to call them, are a favourite in our house. Some like them plain, some like them with butter cream, others as delicate Butterfly Cakes, but this time I decided to smother them in chocolate. I use the same recipe my Mam used & my children love to help bake these, as I did …

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Baking, Cakes

Easter Sponge Cake

You know those days where you just need cake? Today was one of those days, so cake it is. Easter Sponge Cake to be precise. I found this recipe in an old notebook that my Mam used to keep. She would cut recipes from magazines & stick them into it. This one was among them. Cake Ingredients  4 Medium Eggs 185g Caster …

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Muffin Madness

    My husband arrived in from work this morning & smiling, informed me that he told his work mates he would bring muffins back this evening for them all to have with their tea!!! So off we went on a muffin making drive, making Chocolate Muffins, Peanut Butter Muffins & Almond Muffins Muffins – Each Mix makes 12 Muffins …

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Baking, Bread

Banana & Apple Loaf

My children appear to be rebelling against the fruit bowl! Thursday arrived and lo & behold the fruit bowl still contained four very ripe banana’s. Having made Muffins last week & determined not to throw the banana’s in the bin, I got out the cookbooks and settled on a Banana & Apple Loaf. The recipe is from Tana Ramsay’s Family …

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