Lebkuchen Christmas Biscuits

      Lebkuchen is a gorgeously spicy German biscuit not very unlike gingerbread, which is traditionally made at Christmas. These biscuits will store for up to three weeks in an airtight container. Makes approximately 50-60   Ingredients:   For biscuits: 100ml honey 100ml treacle 150g dark brown sugar Zest of half a lemon Zest… Read More

Christmas Present Mini Sponge Cakes

      Want something a little festive but different this Christmas? How about these Christmas Present Mini Sponge Cakes? Rather than serving up slices, give each guest one of these instead!   Ingredients: Makes approximately 25 mini sponge cakes For Cakes: 6 eggs 14oz light brown sugar 18oz self-raising flour 4tsp baking powder 14oz… Read More

Mince Pie Pastry Recipe

        Your mincemeat recipe should be all jarred up and ready to go. You know Christmas is getting closer when you can no longer resist the lure of this delicious festive treat. Gather the kids and have fun making your own mince pies this year! This recipe will make enough pastry for… Read More

Smarties Chocolate Cookies

    A quick and simple treat that the kids will love helping out with – and eating too! Smarties Chocolate Cookies Makes 2 dozen biscuits Ingredients: 6oz butter, room temperature 12 oz packed dark brown sugar 2 eggs 18 oz plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 2 tsp pure vanilla… Read More

Super-Quick Chocolate Cheesecake

    This super-quick chocolate cheesecake recipe is an ideal one to keep to hand for those last-minute guests or when you have an attack of the munchies and want something a little bit different!  This cheesecake takes minutes to throw together, doesn’t need any baking or cooking but do allow at least one hour… Read More

Recipe: Mediterranean Puff Pastry Tart

  I love recipes that are quick, easy and can be put together in minutes.  I love them even more if they look like you’ve spent a great deal more time on them than you actually have.  And when they taste as great as this Mediterranean Puff Pastry Tart it’s one you just have to… Read More