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Sugar & Baking

Sugar & Baking

I asked you guys if you would like an educational post, and most of you said yes, so here it is. I thought this would be a good idea as we are always talking about sugar in baking and substitutes for it. In order to […]

Wholewheat Banana Bread

Wholewheat Banana Bread

I wanted to call this “No Brainer Banana Bread”, after all what else would you do with really, really ripe bananas. I wanted to make one that didn’t have loads of sugar and uses wholewheat flour instead of cake flour. The conundrum arises when wholewheat […]

Madeleine: A Petite French Cake

Madeleine: A Petite French Cake

This was my first attempt at making Madeleine (pronounced Mad-el-ayne). Madeleine is a  petite French sponge cake that is baked in a shell shaped tin which gives its distinctive look. The cake is made from a genoise batter which uses whole eggs and melted butter. […]

Lemon & Yoghurt Loaf Cake {Diabetic Friendly}

Lemon & Yoghurt Loaf Cake {Diabetic Friendly}

I have been craving this cake for ages, it’s the simplicity of a pound cake with the freshness of zesty lemon and the moisture from the yoghurt that make this cake irresistable. I adapted this recipe found here to make my own version of this […]

Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Everyone needs to know this recipe. I’m going to show you how to turn it into a semi-healthy option compared to what it is at the moment but will include the original recipe in all its gloriousness. Peanut Butter Cookies: Original Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup […]

Zucchini Brownies – Gluten & Sugar Free

Zucchini Brownies – Gluten & Sugar Free

My Mother found this lovely recipe on Pinterest. I could not believe it was gluten and sugar free. Best of all it has a hidden ingredient – Zucchini – that keeps it moist. Your family won’t know that they’re eating vegetables (unless you tell them)! […]

Vanilla Sponge Cake With Passion Fruit Curd

Vanilla Sponge Cake With Passion Fruit Curd

Nina had given me fresh gradadilla’s from her garden and I was planning on making a bath of Drizzle & Dips Passion Fruit Curd.  So when my cousin invited me over for dinner I wanted to take something sweet for tea and this combination was […]

Banana Bread French Toast

Banana Bread French Toast

I use Pinterest for a lot of things, it’s great for food inspiration, like if you have a lonely ingredient in the fridge and don’t know what to do with it just type in “asparagus” and see what  recipe roulette you get. I’ve been through […]