21 Dec 2014

Cranberry & Oatmeal Cookies

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This recipe can be easily varies by switching the cranberries for raisins (Oatmeal & Raisin), chocolate chips or nuts of your choice.


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20 Dec 2014

Christmas Pudding Cupcakes

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Rum soaked fruit and nut cake with rum custard filling, covered in marzipan – like Christmas pudding, but in a cupcake! Even if you don’t ‘like’ Christmas pudding, give these a go. A light Christmas fruit cupcake filled with rum creme patisserie and topped. Serves 14.

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17 Dec 2014

Chai Spiced Cinnamon Snickerdoodles

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These are an American cookie and a must for Christmas. Easy to make, soft cinnamon cookies with a chai vanilla frosting.


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14 Dec 2014

Raspberry and Almond Crinkles

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These almond cookies are crispy and soft – like a bakewell tart but without the pastry. Filled with raspberry jam.

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10 Dec 2014

Hot Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

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Extra chewy chocolate cookies with marshmallows and more chocolate for topping. This recipe makes 25 small(ish) cookies.


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08 Dec 2014

Chocolate Chip Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and Candied Bacon

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When you start putting bacon on cupcakes you reach a new level of manliness. You can also omit the bacon if you get your protein kick elsewhere, or top with crushed pretzels instead.

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07 Dec 2014

German Chocolate Cupcakes

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Despite the name, this has nothing to do with Germany. German Chocolate Cake is named after Samuel German who invented a type of baking chocolate. It was originally called German’s Chocolate Cake but the name was shortened over time.

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06 Dec 2014

Gingerbread Biscotti

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Italy has some of the best Christmas cakes and biscuits, and I love Gingerbread. This gingerbread biscotti has three types of ginger (chunks of crystalized ginger, fresh ginger and ground ginger) and serves around 10.


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01 Dec 2014

Rum Balls

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Alcoholic bundles of Christmas goodness – a nut, wafer and chocolate filled truffle coated in your choice of toppings. Easy to make and don’t require baking. They also make great Christmas hamper fillers. This makes 25 truffles.

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28 Nov 2014

Candy Cane Cookies

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Marbled peppermint and white chocolate cookies with crushed candy canes. This recipe for soft, chewy cookies makes 16 squares.

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