Ultimate Hot Cross Buns

Standard Easter baking recipe post alert! I’ve tried a variety of Hot Cross Bun recipes in the last couple ofย years andย I think this one tops them all. Hot Cross Buns are without a doubt the best Easter bake out there. They’re not too naughty, not too heavy or rich, you can eat a whole load…

Welsh Cakes

Eating these perfect bites of comfortย will always remind me of coming home from a wet and windy walk along the coast path in Pembrokeshire (South West Wales) and curling up by the fire with a cup of tea and a plate of toasted welsh cakes. We have a small house in a tiny tiny village…

Toasted Banana Bread with Coffee Butter

This recipe inspired by the most amazing coffee shop near my house that serves the most incredible toasted banana bread. It is equally inspired by one of my best friends with whom I like to eat said banana bread at said coffee shop ๐Ÿ™‚ The wonderful thing about banana bread I think is that because…

Perfect Mince Pies

I call them perfect because I’ve been making these mince pies with my mum ever since I can remember. So to me they’re just how mince pies should be – small melting little mouthfuls of thin flaky shortcrust pastry with a lovely dollop of mincemeat. My mum always used to say that she preferred having…

Nutella & Candied Hazelnut Cupcakes

My first post! So this post had to be about cake, and about chocolate because…it’s my birthday! I made these delicious cupcakes to take in to work. Last year was my first birthday working in a proper full time office job after finishing university and I was completely unaware of the rule that on your…