Hi, my name is Annie!
As a busy working mum I'm always looking for ways to save time (and money) in the kitchen but still produce healthy home-cooked meals. Here you can read about my continuing attempts to make delicious quick - & cheap - meals in no time! (and a few other recipes too...).
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Tag Archives: Cakes
Lemon Curd fairy cakes with Lemon Drizzle
I still think it’s hard to beat fairy cakes if you’re looking for the perfect sized cake. I know we’ve been making all sorts of other size cakes in recent years – triple layers, cupcakes piled high with frosting, cake … Continue reading
Posted in Baking Tagged Cakes, lemons, Tea Time Treats, yoghurt 5 Comments
Cereal Bars (Granola Bars)
Kinder Scout, Mass Trespass and ‘Healthy’ Cereal Bars Some recipes are a long time in the making. I’m not referring to the time in the kitchen actually making them – I mean from idea to creating the recipe. Some come … Continue reading
Yesterday was always going to be a day for Chocolate. It all started a couple of days. I’ve been off work on sick leave recently, and I was talking to a very good friend of mine who advised me that … Continue reading
Posted in Baking Tagged Cakes, Chocolate, Comfort food Comments Off on Chocolate Brownies
You really NEED to make these – yes, you do – because these cinnamon rolls are to die for. Ok – maybe that is overstating it slightly – but they are SO GOOD that once you’ve tasted their soft, spicy, … Continue reading
Posted in Baking Tagged bread, Cakes, Comfort food, rolls 2 Comments
Happy Fathers Day!!
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Lemon and Ginger Cupcakes
What should you do with a tub of Lemon and Ginger Yoghurt that you’ve bought by mistake? If that sounds a little odd perhaps I should explain that this is merely the latest in a fairly long line of mishaps … Continue reading
Carrot Cake Muffins
Today seemed like a day for Cake. But then there aren’t many days – or times of the day when cake doesn’t suit, are there? Coffee, teatime, dessert – all perfect cake eating opportunities. Call it a muffin and you … Continue reading
Posted in Baking Tagged Cakes, Carrots, Tea Time Treats 2 Comments
Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes
They say that cooking is a Science. So as my contribution to pushing back the frontiers I decided to do some research into how to create the Perfect Brownies – but not just ordinary Brownies, I wanted to make Brownie … Continue reading
Posted in Baking, Desserts Tagged Cakes, Chocolate, Comfort food, Tea Time Treats 9 Comments
Birthday cakes are a bit of a challenge aren’t they? Not only do you have to find the time, but also the creative inspiration and artistic talent to create something that may rival the fantastic Angry Bird cupcakes that xxxx’s … Continue reading