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Mocha tarts

Last week for Anya’s sports day I needed some picnic food that I could take with me so decided to experiment! I tweaked my chocolate ganache recipe to include coffee and created these mocha tarts. The coffee taste is quite subtle so the kids also enjoyed them. Ingredients 4oz plain flour 2oz hard marge or […]

Eggy rice muffins

OK hands up who ALWAYS cooks too much rice. Me too! 🙂 Ingredients 200g cooked rice 75g veg (I used some onion, peas and carrots) 100g grated cheese (I used a mix of cheddar and red leicester but you could try mozzarella and parmesan too)) 2 eggs Method Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius and […]

Quick and easy (and tasty!) chocolate mousse

I have always been put off using raw egg in recipes after growing up during the salmonella crisis of the 1980s. However, I have overcome it (starting with my delicious tiramisu) and wanted to have a go at making a mousse. With World Chocolate Day coming up on the 7th July, I decided to try […]

Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes

Earlier this week I shared my strawberry and cream cakes. Another one of my favourite strawberry recipes that is perfect for Wimbledon are these strawberry cheesecake cupcakes: Ingredients 180g caster sugar 3 eggs 180g soft margarine 180g self raising flour 100g cream cheese 2 tablespoons caster sugar strawberries halved or quartered depending on size Method […]

Strawberries and cream cupcakes

I am a huge tennis fan and it is on my bucket list to go to Wimbledon before I hit 40! Not long to wait until this year’s championships… In the meantime I will be content with the classic flavour of Wimbledon: strawberries and cream! Ingredients 180g caster sugar 3 eggs 180g soft butter or […]

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