Cookie Dough Brownies- John Whaite Bakes At Home.

My family are obsessed with brownies and who can blame them?  It’s just heaven to sink your teeth into some chocolatey gooiness.  My fourteen year old son loves any excuse to bake or eat brownies and had he not been at school when I baked them, I’m sure he would have been in the kitchen…

Iced Hidden Raspberry Cupcakes from Delia’s Cakes.

For this month’s Cooking The Books Challenge I’m a bit pushed for time as I have to concentrate all my baking into the first half of the month. The second half of the month I will be recuperating from surgery.  Even though it’s only a minor procedure I’m having I still won’t be wanting to…

Banana and Chocolate Chip Bars from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible.

I’m now well under way with baking from this month’s Cooking The Books Challenge.  This morning was time to get started on the second recipe, which sounded good in theory being the school holidays.  But in practice probably not a good idea to bake when you’re in a hurry, you need to be somewhere else…

Kids’ Cookery Club- Breakfast Smoothies

I love making smoothies but don’t always have the time to make them, especially during term time when I’m rushing off to work on a morning.  My kids love them too, especially when they can create their own.  A few years ago I bought a Kenwood Smoothie Maker which was worth it’s weight in gold….

Apple and Oat Muffins- The Great British Bake Off Everyday

Last Wednesday I woke up feeling in a baking mood.  I think the excitement of the Great British Bake Off starting back on TV and everyone talking baking on Twitter made me want to get my apron on.  I didn’t need to bake anything, I just felt like it.  It was a day when we…

Kids’ Cookery Club- Drop Scones.

One of my favourite roles in my job as a teaching assistant and supply teacher in a local primary school is that I get to cook with the children I work with! I really enjoy it and judging by their response, I know they enjoy it too! For three years until funding and childcare issues…