Candy Crush Rainbow cake Baking kit {Review}

The kids and I love an afternoon of baking. So when Prezzybox kindly sent us this Candy crushed Rainbow cake baking kit to whip up, you can bet we were excited. It is based on the game Candy crush – you either love that game or hate it. Or you love it up until you get to that one level that you just cannot complete no matter how many times you try. The story of my life! However, the frustrating game that is candy crush aside….this rainbow cake baking kit would be a fun bake! This kit has everything you…

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My not-so-Pinterest-perfect Instagram Brownies

Instagram Brownies; as soon as I spotted these glorious little creations over on Pinterest, it lead me to {what is now…} one of my favourite YouTube channels {Nerdy Nummies}; I had to give them a go. I love taking photos and I especially love Instagram, so making these seemed like such a fun project to do. They’re also surprisingly simple to make and luckily we had everything we needed at home. The things you will need: – Brownies – Rainbow fizzy belts – Oreos {for the lens} – Peanut butter or chocolate frosting {I chose the frosting option} – Giant chocolate…

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Recipe: Chocolate Swiss Roll

I love swiss rolls. Love, love, love it and it has always been a dessert that I have wanted so badly to perfect. So this week that’s exactly what I have for you. My final result of my latest {and best} attempt at whisking up a delicious chocolate swiss roll. Ingredients For the sponge: – 3 large eggs – 100g of caster sugar – 25g cocoa powder – 75g plain flour – 15ml of hot water – Some caster sugar for rolling the sponge. For the filling: – Tub of fresh cream, ready-made {of you can make it yourself}. For…

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Recipe – Chocolate Pinwheels

Welcome back to my second recipe in 2016! Woohoo! Last week I shared a simple & delicious puff pastry pizza recipe {just in case you missed it} and this week I’m sharing a recipe for Chocolate Pinwheels. Yum! These are a perfect last minute dessert to rustle up in a hurry and they taste amazing both warm and cold! Just in case you have a preference 😉 Personally, I love anything with chocolate warm {if I can help it} and these fresh from the oven were a true delight. What you need: – Puff pastry {either already made or make your…

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Rhubarb & Custard Butterfly buns – Recipe!

When I was wee  I remember with the fondest of memories, my Mother baking in the kitchen. I have quite vivid memories of her happily baking, and she was forever rustling up cakes & buns for us to indulge in when we had visitors come round. One treat, in particular, I remember her baking quite often was the infamous butterfly bun. As a child {and even now at the grand age of 34!} I loved to remove the wings, scoop up a dollop of buttercream & enjoy the life out of that thing! They were a gorgeous treat and I love that on…

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A chocolate & vanilla cheesecake with Dr Oekter!

Ok, it’s no news that I love chocolate but I also love baking and ever since I started baking Dr Oekter has been a main constant throughout my baking timeline. Everything from chocolate stars, sprinkles and rice daisies but the one thing I’d never used, was their chocolate. So I thought being a cheesecake loving family, we’d have a go at using an ingredient such as Dr Oekter chocolate for our latest bake. So collaborating with Tots 100 I was sent out a fabulous Dr Oekter hamper full of chocolate related goodies to make something for us to enjoy and you guys…

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Nutella Cheesecake Recipe!

When I look back at the recipes I’ve done over the last year, a few of them seem to include Nutella. It seems that I may have some sort of true love for the stuff, who knows. But when I saw the recipe for Nutella cheesecake I just had to give it a go! As when it comes to cheesecakes I’ve only ever made my mint aero cheesecake which, not to be biased or anything, it’s DELICIOUS! Ingredients: – 250g Digestive biscuits {crushed} – 75g of soft unsalted butter – 1x400g jar of Nutella {at room temperature} – 100g of chopped toasted hazelnuts…

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Peppermint Pennies

It’s no surprise to hear I’ve got a sweet tooth. I’m a woman, it’s like written into our DNA somewhere, I’m sure of it. So when I had this idea to blend two of my most favoured ‘sweets’ together it was like I had a brain explosion! It was something so simple, so easy and I laughed at myself for not thinking of it sooner. I love Oreos and I love Mint so make sure to check out this combination of AWESOME-NESS… What you’ll need: – Peppermint essence – Oreos – Chocolate {to melt} The How-Tos: – Basically, you need the…

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

I have never been much of a cook, I mean…I can cook! Just…I sort of prefer the baking side of the kitchen and I’ve made a promise to myself to bake more {and not just with the kids!}. So to kick myself off I’ve rustled up my first attempt at… ….well, this one is more of a Double chocolate banana bread and I was excited to see how it turned out as my passed experiences with baking bread haven’t been too successful! Not kneaded enough, under proved, over proved could’ve done with a few more minutes in the oven, blah…blah…blah!…

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