Easy Christmas Cupcakes

Makes 12 cupcakes So last Christmas, I saw Tonia's picture on Instagram and I knew I had to make these. As it was I made them for my students and my colleagues and they went down a right festive [Read More]

Yuletide Cherry Slice

Now I know we're only a few days in to November but is it's not too early to start thinking about Christmas, is it? I know I'm a bit biased because for me, it's never too early to start thinking about [Read More]

Christmas Marzipan Muffins

Makes 12 muffins This is the last recipe post of the year and dare I say it, but I think I've saved the best 'til last! As you can see my adventures with marzipan continue. I can't stop and I won't [Read More]

Cranberry, Almond and Marzipan Cake

Our "surrogate" parents were over from the UK last week and there was lots of eating, drinking and being merry. We've always called them our surrogates, which is most definitely stretching the truth [Read More]

Festive Christmas Brownies

It's no secret how much I love a brownie, in fact, I don't think I ever met a brownie I didn't like... And I've met a fair few. I also love the colours of Christmas and when it comes to Christmas [Read More]

Triple Chocolate Festive Fudge

Makes 30-40 squares First there was the Fantastic Fudge and then there was this. This will raise your fudge game to a whole new level. Fudgegasm guaranteed! The fudge I make is pretty fantastic, [Read More]

Vanilla Jam Star Cookies

Makes 24-30 (depending on shape and size of cutter) Sandwiched together with jam and buttercream, these star-shaped biscuits are just jam-tastic! There are no biscuits like British biscuits. [Read More]

Chocolate Gingerbread Men

Makes 16 small gingerbread men For me, gingerbread is the taste of Christmas. But not everyone is a fan of gingerbread like me. That's okay though, because I'm more than happy to eat their share! [Read More]

Gingerbread Muffins

Makes 12 Now I'm at home all day, I'm trying to emulate the original domestic goddess herself, Nigella. She is my total kitchen hero.  I have tweaked her original recipe, dabbled with the [Read More]

Sticky Date Cookies

Makes 18 I first fell in love with sticky date when I was backpacking around Australia. My travels took me to the Warrambungles (best place name ever!) where we stayed in a holiday park. Apart from [Read More]