Blackberry and Chocolate Macarons

This recipe uses a blackberry and dark chocolate ganache to fill the purple macaron shells. Typically, ganache is made with cream and chocolate. However, instead of cream I’ve used blackberry puree. This can be more difficult as there is no fat, unlike cream which helps to combine with the chocolate. However the glucose and butter […]

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Chocolate and Blackberry Layer Cake

Autumn is definitely here! It’s suddenly a lot cooler outside, so I feel it’s certainly time to start having some autumnal recipes on the blog!! Blackberries are one of my favourite berries to use this time of the year. They are also so versatile and easy to use in so many types of desserts and […]

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Cadbury mini egg cookies

These Easter themed cookies are such a quick and easy treat to make over the easter holidays! Perfect for kids but also go down very well with the grown-ups too! The trick with these cookies is to pack them as full as you can with mini eggs so the more chocolatey the better!! In this […]

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Raspberry Millionaires shortbread

So I think we will all agree that Millionaires Shortbread are pretty great. What can go wrong with chocolate, caramel and biscuit?! So I thought I’d make it even better and add raspberries to the mix. The sweetness and tartness of the raspberries really work so well with the caramel. I would even go as […]

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Raspberry and dark chocolate macarons

Chocolate and Raspberry is one of my favourite flavour combinations ever! The tanginess of the raspberry and the richness of the chocolate is just a match made in heaven… This recipe uses a raspberry and dark chocolate ganache to fill the raspberry pink macaron shells. Typically, ganache is made with cream and chocolate. However, instead […]

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Chocolate and Raspberry loaf cake

The thing about loaf cakes is that you can eat them for breakfast and kinda get away with it… This chocolate and raspberry loaf is no exception, its a rich, moist chocolatey sponge laced with fresh raspberries topped with a raspberry glaze, what reason can you give not to eat this? This chocolate loaf cake […]

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chocolate orange and hazelnut babka buns

It’s Citrus season right now. My favourite would have to oranges! In my opinion, one of the best combination is dark chocolate and orange so therefore these buns were born! I’ve added in chopped hazelnuts to the filling as they are also in season right now, plus they provide such a great texture contrast as […]

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Salted caramel and sea salt brownies

In difficult times like what it happening right now, It is hard to know what to think or do. Due to COVID-19 I’ve found myself completely wondering how on earth I’m going to fill my time productively as well as enjoying myself all in one. So I’ve ultimately decided that Baking is one of those […]

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