Day 5: 30 Days of Baking

Yesterday I picked up a 4 pack of Snickers bars at the shops. I’d made Mars bar cakes before, and they are really tasty and simple. I thought I’d try it with Snickers. Good idea, but I didn’t think how little chocolate there is in a Snickers bar. A little chocolate and a lot of […]

Day 3: 30 Days of Baking

Day 3 has arrived! A slightly later start to the baking today. Today was chocolate chip shortbread, from a recipe here which I adapted by adding chocolate chips. One of my favourite types of biscuit, it’s so rich and crumbly with sweet chunks of chocolate. I followed the recipe but the dough was too dry […]

Day 2: 30 Days of Baking

Today the sun is shining – what a difference that makes! Almost tropical enough for my coconut and lime cupcakes. Does anyone else dislike the word cupcake? They were always fairy cakes when I was younger. Same cake, different name. Anyway, I digress. A coconut sponge with a lime flavoured icing, dipped in coconut was […]