Old-School Chocolate Cupcakes

This is it, the last baking recipe I’ll be personally eating for a while, as I’m back on the Body Coach workouts. After this post, I shall be focusing on more healthy recipes for the blog. Don’t worry though, I’ll still do an occasional treat. The recipe below is a variation on the one for…

Chocolate-Chocolate-Chip Muffins

Muffin recipes are a great thing to have up your sleeve for those times you need a quick bake. I personally like these muffins as an occasional weekend breakfast when I have overnight guests. The first time I made these beauties was in late June last year (2017). My cousin’s daughter was feeling under the…

Salted Peanut and Dark Chocolate Florentines

A great idea for a gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, whenever. I had originally intended this to come out at Christmas, as that is the time when I usually make these little babies. But, as it always is at that time of year, especially for those who cook or bake, I was too busy….

My Mother’s Everyday Scones

A very easy recipe from my mother’s school cookbooks. Just the thing for when you have a few guests descending on you in forty minutes. Ever since I was small, I’ve loved my Mother’s scones. She’s been using the same recipe for nearly fifty years. She got it from her cookery teacher, at the age…

Traditional Rock Cakes

A little bonus recipe for you today. A teatime treat for children. A lovely little recipe to have in your repertoire. Great to make with kids for when grandparents come over. The first time I made these was nearly twenty years ago at school. We spent nigh on an entire term making them week after…