30 Mar 17

Unicorn rice crispy squares

Rice Crispy Squares

I watch a lot of cooking videos on YouTube, its a great way to find something that’s a little bit more unusual. It’s amazing to see what people will create with just a handful of ingredients. These unicorn rice crispy squares took my eye and I decided to make them. You can find the video here which is by Honeysuckle bakes for all the busy bees! 😉
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1 Mar 17

Marbled heart cookies

Heart cookies

With Valentines and Mother’s Day around the corner somehow spring always seems to be the season of romance. Looking for inspiration I came across a pink marbled cookies tutorial over on Pinterest. I know, Pinterest is the source of unreasonably picture perfect baking. Sometimes it just doesn’t turn out that way in real life!
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17 Feb 16

Valentine mochi brownies

I always bake for Valentines and I often spend a lot of time looking for the perfect recipe. Usually something that’s a treat but unusual somehow and this year I had a bag of mochi flour in the cupboard just waiting to be used up.

If you’ve never baked or eaten mochi before it’s a fine flour that’s made from glutenous rice, I have heard that if your wheat intolerant you can still eat mochi flour. You can taste the mochi flour in the brownies and it’s also got a distinctive texture which is a little bit like marshmallow.
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14 May 13

Chai tea loaf

Tea loaf is a really traditional British recipe, sometimes you can find it in cook books as ‘brack’ which is its Irish name. When I was younger I never really enjoyed tea loaf much as it can have quite a bitter flavour and it’s really a fruit cake which I know isn’t to everyones taste. With no butter in the loaf itself it is quite low in fat and ideal paired with a cup of tea, smeared with butter or a piece of cheese.
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