Loaded Tornado Potatoes

So now we are hitting summer what better way to celebrate this weather than dining out side more often and firing up the BBQ. Below is a recipe for my Loaded Tornado Potatoes, these twisty delights really bring the party to any BBQ banquet table and make for the perfect pimped up side to morning barbie staples. Ingredients: Albert Bartlett Rooster Potatoes Hand full of … Continue reading Loaded Tornado Potatoes

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

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

Firework Toffee Apples

Ingredients 200g of caster sugar 6 Apples  50ml water Half teaspoon of vinegar 4 tablespoons of golden syrup Popping candy Rainbow sprinkles Wooden sticks Greaseproof paper Method Put the sugar and water in a pan and start to boil, when boiling add the vinegar and syrup. You then need this to reach 150c in temperature, if you have a cooking thermometer use that if not … Continue reading Firework Toffee Apples

Blood Thirsty Fruit Monsters

Ingredients Apples Pears Kiwi Strawberries Pack of Trail mix seeds Strawberry jam Method Slice the apples into quarters, the pears just need the bottoms cutting off and the kiwis need to be cut in half. Next using a shard knife (kids to be supervised by an adult) cut out wedges from each fruit segment to create a mouth shape, try to make this a big … Continue reading Blood Thirsty Fruit Monsters