This week we made some cute jammy fingerprint shortbread biscuits. Little Mini loves getting messy, more often than not she can by found with a messy face and sticky little fingers! In all honestly I don’t know how she manages it, but if there is a mess to be made you can bet your bottom… Continue reading Jammy fingerprint shortbread biscuits
The bushes around our house are absoultely swapped with gorgeous juicy blackberries at this time of year and blackberry picking is one of Little Mini’s favourite activities to do at the moment. When we were invited to a Macmillan coffee morning, it was a great chance to make the most of the seasonal fruit and… Continue reading Apple and Blackberry Loaf – Macmillan Coffee Morning
Did you hear the one about the biscuit factory flood in Carlisle resulting in a national biscuit shortage? After starting to miss our favourite chocolate biscuits we had a go at making our own using this Good Housekeeping recipe : For the biscuits: 250 g (9oz) plain flour 125 g (4oz) unsalted butter 125g (4oz)… Continue reading Bourbon Biscuits: beating the shortage!
I have experimented with several giant cupcake recipes, and have had my fair share of disasters with cakes that take an age to cook in the middle, over flowing moulds and cakes falling to bits as you try so carefully to turn them out. To spare you similar tears and tantrums, I thought I would… Continue reading Fool-proof Giant Cupcake recipe