Category: Cookies and Bars

Blackcurrant Shortbread-

Blackcurrant Shortbread

Blackcurrant Shortbread Jammy buttery shortbread with blackcurrant conserve for the win!  I had a friend coming round for coffee and the remnants of some homemade blackcurrant conserve I made in Sweden: these slices were the result.  We were house sitting and I had an Aga oven...

Hot Cross Scones

Hot Cross Scones

These Hot Cross Scones are a speedy alternative to baking the real thing, yet they have all the familiar spice and flavours you want from a Hot Cross Bun. Heady with spices and studded with sultanas, these scones simply need a generous spread of butter....

Gingerbread Reindeer Cookies, so cute and Christmassy!

Gingerbread Reindeer Cookies

Gingerbread Reindeer Cookies   Would you believe it if I said that the only reason I made reindeer gingerbread cookies was that I wanted to make an animation of them leaping? Um, well that is precisely why I popped into town the other day and...


Rhubarb Rock Cakes!

Rhubarb Rock Cakes These rhubarb rock cakes are super simple to make yet they are rustically pretty with peeping pink and a scatter of glitter. I raided the veg patch at our house sit and found some new pink stalks of rhubarb that had grown...

Rhubarb and Vanilla Madeleines-8278

Rhubarb and Vanilla Madeleines

Rhubarb and Vanilla Madeleines. Gosh I love rhubarb; those tart pink sticks bring me such comforting joy and it is so much fun to cook with. If you’ve been following this blog for a while you’ll possibly be well aware of my rhubarb appreciation, there...

German Nut Triangles

German Nut Triangles (Nussecken)

German Nut Triangles I came across these nutty ‘Nussecken’ triangles in Konstanz, Germany. We had popped into a bakery and there was a tempting tray of them on the counter. A buttery shortbread base, a hidden layer of apricot jam covered with a delicious hazelnut topping, all...

vegan peanut butter choc chip cookies

Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookies Peanut Butter freaks, you are going to love these. Yes, I know I say that about every peanut butter recipe, but these are super easy, you can whip them up in a moment and satisfy that PB craving. Perfect with...

Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Squares

Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Squares

Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Squares. For peanut butter lovers, you know who you are! A crumbly peanut butter base covered with a thick layer of sea salted caramel and finished with a nobbly  milk chocolate and peanut butter topping. Yes, really! They’re a lot like a...

Chocolate and Pistachio Biscotti

Chocolate and Pistachio Biscotti

  I’m on a bit of a pistachio fling at the moment, throwing them in everything. I just adore their sweet jade loveliness. I whipped up a quick, and small batch of these biscotti over the weekend. It was purely an exercise to use up...

Lemon and Poppy Seed Madeleines

Lemon and Poppy Seed Madeleines

These glossy little morsels are sharp and zesty with lemon and have a little crunch from the poppy seeds, they look so pretty and dainty. They still have that wonderful butteriness of regular madeleines, I just can’t get enough of it! As with my other...

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