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No bake oat snicker cookies

No bake oat snicker cookies

It’s been a while since I made these and I’ve really missed eating them. They are very moreish and once you eat one you have to have another 🙈 and maybe another lol. I suppose this is why I don’t make them that often. These 

Chocolate, Cherry and Hazelnut Biscotti

Chocolate, Cherry and Hazelnut Biscotti

I was clearing out my cupboards and came across a biscotti recipe book I was given a while ago. Looking through the book, this one recipe stood out quite a lot. I love chocolate, I love cherries and I love hazelnuts and had to make 

GF Chocolate, Hazelnut and Pear cake

GF Chocolate, Hazelnut and Pear cake

This GF cake was mainly made for my Uncle, I do find Gluten-free cakes hard to make, but I do like a challenge. This cake just sounded delicious, who doesn’t love a bit of chocolate and hazelnuts? I just thought of Nutella straight away and 

After eight cheesecake

After eight cheesecake

I rarely eat After Eights, but when I do it always reminds me of my childhood. Those black wrappers were so posh when I was younger and I always felt like an adult when I was offered them lol. Oh what to be young again! 

Brigadeiros

Brigadeiros

For those of you who don’t know these are a known are a Brazilian “truffle” but I think they are more similar to fudge then a truffle. I first seen these little bad boys was so many years ago that I actually can’t remember it’s 

Lotus millionaire traybake

Lotus millionaire traybake

I have been waiting to make these little bad boys for quite some time now. I really love anything Lotus. I actually didn’t follow the recipe fully as I made some Lotus cheesecakes for a family lunch and let’s say I didn’t read the recipe 

Chocolate hazelnut praline caramel tart

Chocolate hazelnut praline caramel tart

Praline is such a delicious flavour. When I was younger, I always thought that praline was very exclusive and would be only used in very expensive pastry shops. The ones where you see all these small miniatures in the window and drool over them, then 

Gluten free eggless lemon and almond cake

Gluten free eggless lemon and almond cake

I have been experimenting with GF recipes recently as my Uncle can’t eat gluten. Generally I find GF recipes really tricky to make, they generally have such a weird texture and a horrible flavour unless you use ground almonds. This cake was beautiful though, with 

Gluten free chocolate raspberry cheesecake

Gluten free chocolate raspberry cheesecake

So I know most people are used to ‘White chocolate raspberry cheesecake’ butttt I and other members of my family don’t like white chocolate so I thought why not switch the white chocolate to dark chocolate. The combination of dark chocolate with raspberry works so 

Crisps, chocolate and peanut tart

Crisps, chocolate and peanut tart

You know when you have one of those day, when all you want to do is chill out. It’s not that often for me, I prefer to get out and about at the weekends compared to staying at home. However, this happened to be one