White Chocolate Matcha Brownies!

    I hope the green coloring doesn't throw you off because these brownies are delicious! The light and airy texture is almost like a cake. This is the perfect quick dessert for anyone who loves matcha tea. Matcha has so many benefits to the body! It helps fight heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some …

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UK vs US: Weights & Heat Measurements

There is a huge difference when it comes to baking in the United States versus the rest of the world and that is weight versus volume. Americans measure using the US Standard while everyone else measures using weight. If you have tried to make a recipe straight from a British or European cookbook or baking …

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Recipe – Savoy Biscuits

Savoy Biscuits or Lady Finger cakes can be eaten alone - with a cup of tea - or used as the sponge in a trifle.  Remember we made a trifle with trifle sponges broken into pieces well you can use these if you like instead.  There are softer and soak up the alcohol better or …

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Recipe – Custard Tart

Remember all those recipes we did using egg whites?  Well now is the time to use some egg yolks.  Custard tarts are easy to make and very tasty so here goes.       You will need: 4 oz sweet short crust pastry, made with 4 oz flour, 2oz butter and 2 oz sugar.  Rub …

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Recipe – Shortbread Kisses

Coffee Kisses, melting moments or chocolate shortbread kisses.  Whatever you you want to call them they are delicious. I have made plain ones with chocolate on top and I made them rather large so they would photograph better.     You will need: 6 oz Self Raising Flour 3 oz Caster Sugar 3 oz butter …

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Recipe – Strawberries & Cream Cheesecake

We are coming to the end of the strawberry season now but you can use raspberries or in fact any fruit you want to top this delicious cheesecake.  Plus it is a no bake cheesecake so you can make it even if the weather is hot! For the base you can either make one with …

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Recipe – Chocolate Fudge Cake

Chocolate cake always goes down well for afternoon tea and my dentist, (whom I saw on Saturday) is very partial to chocolate cake so this is a new recipe just for her.  It is a take on lemon drizzle cake but chocolate cake with a Mars bar drizzle and a chocolate butter cream filling.  I …

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