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No-Bake Cereal & Sweetie Nest Treats

Don’t let the cereal fool you, these sweetie nest treats are definitely not a healthy breakfast alternative (although the boys have tried to convince me otherwise!) The last time I went food shopping, I made the phenomenal parenting mistake of buying normal Shreddies instead of frosted Shreddies and this resulted in multiple complaints from the foodies that […] Read more…

Easy, Homemade Midnight cookies - delicious and full of chocolatey goodness. - perfect for bribery !

Easy, Homemade Midnight Cookies

I think these midnight cookies have finally perfected my cookie making! (fingers crossed) I have to say I always have trouble getting the dough right so that they flatten properly but still stay gooey in the center,  but I think i’ve finally finally cracked it! (much to my son and husband’s approval – although they […] Read more…

Easy Cupcake Piping Alternative

I have to admit, piping is not my strong suit. So if I am making cupcakes for other people I tend to use this method instead! It’s incredibly easy and is also a great way of hiding the wonky cupcakes that have cracked or risen wonky This is just a super easy way of “dressing […] Read more…

Basic Vanilla Buttercream Recipe

Basic vanilla buttercream icing is perfect for cupcakes or you could use this as a filling alternative in a sandwich cake. To make chocolate and vanilla icing add a tsb of cocoa powder. This is literally the easiest recipe ever… 100g Butter 250g Icing Sugar 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Tbsp of milk (to soften) […] Read more…

Gooey Chocolate Icing

This icing is an easy ganache substitute if you don’t have cream or you’re not that confident making icing yet. It looks virtually the same and tastes great. Be warned though that this doesn’t spread the same, it has a runnier consistency which is why it needs to set in the fridge. Ingredients 100g Icing […] Read more…