Banana, Prune & Walnut Bread

I adore banana bread, not just because is its really easy to make, uses up old bananas and is a very forgiving recipe but because it tastes delicious. Elsewhere on the blog I have a no added sugar recipe which I’ve been making for years but I was doing my usual root through my larder…

Orange bundt cake

Its that time of year again when we join in with the worlds biggest coffee morning at work in aid of MacMillan. I always try and do something different (last year was Hungarian cherry cake) Ive joined a community on Facebook (The Cook’s Cook Community Forum) which is an amazing group of people from all…

Peanut M&M Flapjacks

One of my Hubby’s favourite treats are flapjacks and if I’m being honest I’ve never been totally happy with the way mine turned out.  Don’t get me wrong, he loves them, but I always feel that mine are a little dry and crumbly despite adding lots of fruit to the mix and making sure they…

Lemon Bars

Its Bake off season and we are following along at work with our own version!  For week one we have decided to make tray bakes and as we work for a company that specialises in international markets I thought Id try something different – and after googling and pinteresting I came up with the idea of…

Lemon Drizzle Blueberry Bread

I got given these amazing Russian doll cup measures for my birthday and have been desperate to try them out for ages. Ive also not baked in a while so this morning when i couldn’t sleep i took to Pinterest and my fridge to work out what I could bake. I came across this recipe…

My ‘it’s not pretty’ Peach crisp

This week one of our lovely neighbours turned up with 6 punnets of peaches that she got for 9p a punnet because she knew I eat a lot of fruit at work. So this week I’ve been eating lots of peaches but still have loads left so after a Google search and a root through…

Nigella’s Flabulous Easter cake

Originally posted on My Flabulous Blog:
Later this week sees a visit from our wonderful Niece and Nephew (not to mention their Flabulous Mum) and as it’s Easter I want to make a special cake for us to tuck into whilst they are here. It would be oh too easy to roll out my usual…

Shortbread biscuits

Yesterday we helped my brother and sister in law move into their new home. When we were celebrating my SIL’s flabulous mother Glenda, asked if  whipping up a batch of shortbread was easy Fast forward 12 hours and I’m proving the point AND Making hubby a last minute valentines treat. I literally cannot tell you…

Stir it up Sunday – Christmas cake AND Pudding

Today is Stir It Up Sunday. What is Stir it up Sunday I hear you cry?  From what ive found out it is a victorian tradition which gets the whole family involved in making your festive pudding for christmas day.  Traditionally, families gather together  to mix and steam their Christmas pudding and this is how children…

My almost Hungarian cherry cake

Today is a very special day in our office. We are holding our first coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research and im very excited. We decorated the office last evening and I then went home to commence baking. After several requests I made my infamous Chocolate fudge cake but I also wanted to try something new…