Cakes

Chocolate Almond Tart

Mr. Simply Homemade had his birthday yesterday, let’s just say he’s getting rather close to a big number! Instead of a cake, he wanted a nice decadent, chocolate treat and so I rustled up this Chocolate Almond Tart. It was good…..it was very good! Ingredients   for the base 120g Plain Flour  120g Ground Almonds 65g Butter, melted 30g Maple Syrup …

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Baking

Fairy Cakes

One cannot possible have a fairy party without including ‘Fairy Cakes’,  I did make these cakes last year, however I have made some slight little changes to the recipe this year with much more pleasing results. Ingredients 50g Plain Flour 50g Ground Almonds 1 Tsp Baking Powder 100g Butter, softened 2 Eggs 50g Honey Grated Zest of one Lemon 1 …

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Biscuits

Banana Oaty Cookies

I love baking with oats, they are so good for you and are great for keeping hunger pangs at bay. I’ve been making these cookies every week for the last while, they’re a great quick snack for the hungry children that descend on me every evening questioning when dinner will be ready. I sourced the original recipe on The Healthy …

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Cakes

Happy Pear Chocolate Mousse Cake

We had the first of the family birthdays today with Mr. Simply Homemade turning another year older. He loves chocolate cake and I had been meaning to make this Chocolate Mousse Cake from The Happy Pear book since it first arrived on my book shelf. It was a good choice, it’s easy to make and tastes divine, as I sit …

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Cakes, Recipes

Almond Pumpkin Cakes

 Pumpkins are synonymous with Halloween as we carve a myriad of faces into them, light them up and celebrate our artistic abilities. They are also a super nutritious vegetable, packed full of antioxidants and essential minerals; and incredibly kind to waistlines!! This is a delightful Autumnal recipe. I only started baking with pumpkin last year, how silly of me, I would encourage everybody who likes to …

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