Cadbury Creme Egg Mini Cheesecakes – Two Ways

I’ve never really understood why creme eggs are so marmite – love them or hate them. They are just chocolate with a sugary filling, what’s not to love! With Easter only a week away I wanted to bake something with these bites of yumminess. In the supermarket I couldn’t decide between mini creme eggs and…

Toffee Apple Upside-Down Cake

Made a couple to weeks back, this cake was an amazing dessert to accompany a big Sunday lunch.  Not that it lasted long enough, but I’m sure a slice would be amazing any day of the week! I wanted to make a dessert that used apples – as some of the best traditional desserts do…

Chocolate Philadelphia Cheesecake

A couple of weeks ago, before my trip to Brussels, Rob asked if I’d make him a cheesecake to have while I was away. His little face lit up when the idea of using chocolate philly popped into his head, of course I couldn’t say no! The thing I love most about this is that…

Galaxy Bites Chocolate and Caramel Cupcakes

I’d love to tell you more about these but, truth be told, they have sat on my phone for about 2 months (the photos, not the cakes!), and my memory is, well, hazy at best! The key ingredient I can tell you is my latest addiction in the chocolate market, Galaxy Bites. Think of a…

Mother’s Day Tulip Cookie Pops

Happy Mother’s Day to my lovely mummy! My Cake Decorating magazine came a couple of weeks ago with a lovely tulip biscuit cutter and this nifty little cake / cookie pop ‘vase’. I waited patiently and knew mother’s day was the perfect opportunity to use them – not your usual bunch of flowers! After baking…

Belgian Chocolate Brownies

This weekend just gone I have been back in Brussels, for the third time in 4 months! Thankfully it had warmed up a tad since my last trip, when we landed at midnight to be greeted by a chilly -8 degrees. For reasons I can’t bring myself to explain right now, we came back with rather…