Choc Chic & Lambs

Makes 8 (4 of each)Takes 30 minsIngredients 1 pack of Bourbon biscuits 75g butter2 bars of whit me cooking chocolate1 bag of desecrated coconut1 bottle of yellow food dye1 pack of pink and white mini marshmallows A hand full of sultanas2 tbsp Icing sugar2 tbsp HoneySmall jar of candies orange jelliesMethod 1. Smash up all your bourbons biscuits and then blitz until a fine crumb. … Continue reading Choc Chic & Lambs

Easter Cake

Takes 45 minsServes 8Ingredients For the Cake:225g soft butter225g caster sugar225g self raising flour4 eggs1 Lemon zest 1 tsp vanilla essence3 tbsp milkFilling:Jam for filling (I used raspberry)225g butter100g icing sugarOuter:1 bar of chocolate2 tbsp milk25g butterFor the nest:100g corn flakes1 bar of dark or milk choc25g butter2 tbsp milk2 tbsp golden syrupToppings:Mini eggsCreme eggChoc bunniesMethod 1. Pre-Heat the oven to 160c(fan). First cream the … Continue reading Easter Cake

Hot Cross Bunnies

Takes 4 hoursServes 12Ingredients For the buns300ml milk50g butter500g strong flour1 tsp salt75g caster sugar1 tbsp veg oil7g fry fast acting yeast1 egg beaten75g sultanasZest of 1 lemon1 tsp ground cinnamon For the cross75g plain flour plus extra for dustingFor the glaze3 tbsp apricot jamFor the whiskersIcing sugarMilkMethod 1. Boil the milk, then remove from the heat and put in the butter. Let cool until … Continue reading Hot Cross Bunnies

Ham & Cheese Sauce Savoury Crepe

Not a got a sweet tooth? Savoury pancakes are just as delicious. Serve up this melting ham and cheese combo as a breakfast treat or speedy dinner alternative. Ingredients  For the sauce: 250ml whole milk 20g butter 1 heaped tbsp of plain flour 100g cheddar cheese grated Nutmeg to grate Salt & pepper to season The rest: Traditional crepe batter – see above recipe. Boiled … Continue reading Ham & Cheese Sauce Savoury Crepe

Traditional Crepes (pancakes)

Take this traditional crepe recipe and spin it as many ways as you like. I love the old school combo of lemon, sugar and honey, but get as creative as you want!  Ingredients 130g plain flour 1 tbsp caster sugar 1/2tsp salt 1 egg beaten (leave out for vegan option) 300ml whole milk (soy/oat milk for vegan option) 1tbsp butter (olive/coconut oil for vegan option) … Continue reading Traditional Crepes (pancakes)

Fruity Pancakes

Not all treats need to be full of sugar and super indulgent, you and your family will love this healthy take on pancakes. The recipe is loaded with fruit and yoghurt to pile up the yummy nutrition content. Ingredients 150g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 heaped tbsp caster sugar 250ml oat milk 1 large … Continue reading Fruity Pancakes

Spruced Up Sprouts!

“Everybody has an opinion on sprouts, they’re always either the best or the worst part of the dinner. Either way, I’m looking to give you the upper hand and have everyone at the table diving in to have a spoon of these bad boys. Using a combination of complementary ingredients, these sprouts will hit the mark and leave you and your guests wanting more.” IngredientsLarge … Continue reading Spruced Up Sprouts!

The Best Christmas Turkey

“Don’t have a christ-mess and overdo the turkey this year, there’s nothing worse than the star of the show being overdone and dry. My recipe below will help you make a foolproof centrepiece for your Christmas spread. That way, you can sit back after a successful meal and celebrate with a few cheeky drinks and Gin-gle all the way.” IngredientsTurkey crown(I used a 2.5kg one, … Continue reading The Best Christmas Turkey

Super Crispy Roast Potatoes

“Now the turkey’s sorted, it’s time to make a couple of sides to really get the feast going. I get asked all the time how I get my roasties so crispy on the outside yet fluffy and soft in the centre. As well as this recipe being vegan (using no animal fats) there’s also a special ingredient – read on to find out.” IngredientsLarge bag … Continue reading Super Crispy Roast Potatoes

Nana’s Lancashire Hot Pot

This one reminds me of my Nan and all the time we’d go round and have celebratory hot pots for all sort of different occasions. Served with her fav side dish mushy peas or ‘shirt lifters’ (because peas make you fart) as she used to call them! 😂 Ingredients 1 large glass of red wine 500ml beef stock 1 teaspoon beef gravy granules  2 large … Continue reading Nana’s Lancashire Hot Pot