PB&J Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

The first time I ever came across PB&J was on a family holiday to Texas when I was 9 years old. At that time the PB&J combination apparently hadn’t made it across the waters to the UK so it was a completely bizarre concept for us Brits. I remember being sat in a restaurant in…

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 πŸ™‚ 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…