Category Archive: dessert

Strawberry Meringues

The very first thing I learnt to bake was pavlova, which was followed by meringues as they are basically the same thing.  I was always so proud of them and have never grown… Continue reading

Lemon and Blueberry Cream Pie

This is so easy to make it is almost embarrassing.  Almost. It tastes so great that I can live with the shame. I used chocolate graham crumbs to make my crust because I… Continue reading

One Bowl Chocolate Cake

When I was growing up my mom made a great ‘all in one bowl’ chocolate cake.  I got the recipe and stored it safely on my laptop with all of my grandmother’s recipes… Continue reading

Easy Banana and Blueberry Muffins

Muffins are one of the easiest things to bake and as long as you don’t overmix they never fail. Banana and blueberry is a great combination and from deciding to make them to… Continue reading

Nigella Lawson Chocolate Fudge Cake

I am always trying out new chocolate cake recipes, partly because Allan loves chocolate cake and I am waiting for him to exclaim on taking a bite “Gadzooks! You have it!”.  Never going… Continue reading

Blueberry Cake Bars

With a huge bucket of wild blueberries to use up I have been scouring every source I can to find tempting treats.  There are many.  Too many, but I do have a lot… Continue reading

Easy Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

Since we moved all I have been doing is working, which is great as I love writing, but it meant that I didn’t get to spend much time with Allan on his break… Continue reading

Blueberry Granita with Honey

Since moving from Allan’s last work location to this there seems to be something in the air, and though I am far from complaining I have been writing over 20K words a day,… Continue reading

Caramel Apple Oat Slices

I am actually pretty nervous about posting this… because I made it at 9pm last evening and it is now just after 1pm the next day and only half of it remains… Now,… Continue reading

Mandarin Orange Cake

This Mandarin Orange Cake recipe calls for a cake mix.  I won’t waste time on my thoughts about cake mixes, they are handy when you are in a rush, but if you making… Continue reading