Lemon Zucchini Loaf

A moist lemon sponge speckled with green zucchini and generously drizzled with a tangy, zesty lemon glaze makes for a perfect summer loaf. Sure, it isn’t summer anymore but if you love citrus, this one makes a lovely simple sponge. Let’s get to the strange bit, zucchini in a dessert? The thought of that made me cringe a bit as…

Halloween dark chocolate cookies

It’s that time of the year when you’re counting the days to Christmas, but you’re a bit Halloween obsessed as well and you don’t want the madness to end! These easy-to-bake, dark and decadent chocolate cookies are perfect for Halloween, a simple treat you can bake in batches and then go a bit crazy with the icing. You can make…

Raspberry Bakewell Cake

A quick and simplified version of the classic British bakewell tart, this Raspberry Bakewell cake captures all the essence of a bakewell: the fragrant frangipane, fresh raspberries and a golden crust of flaked almonds. If you’re short on time or just simply lazy to patiently roll out some shortcrust pastry, blind bake it, make berry compotes,…

Flaked almond shortbread cookies

  A rustic simple almond shortbread with a hint of infused citrus and a handful of lightly roasted flaked almonds that enhances the nutty flavour of the shortbread itself while adding that slight bit of crunch with every bite. This is a basic recipe to one of those ‘melt in your mouth’cookies that you can’t…

Dark chocolate crinkle muffins

Chocolate cravings! We’ve all been there, managed to get through the week perfectly healthy and then somehow ended up having a lazy weekend binge eating decadent desserts. If you’re here looking for a heathy recipe, look away now these aren’t really the ideal breakfast muffin at all. There’s a bunch of healthy chocolate desserts out there…

Baked churros and hot chocolate

  Reminiscing over summer holidays, I came across my collection of ‘I have this thing with floors’ photographs, one of which I’d clicked in Málaga last summer. As clichéd as it sounds, I took that as a sign to attempt some Spanish desserts this week! And what better way than to start it off with churros! A classic…