Flower Pot Mini Cakes- Perfect for Mother’s Day?

Flower Pot Cakes

The idea of flower pot cakes wasn’t mine originally.  I’m not sure where it came from but it’s been in my head for the last year or so.  I was in two minds as to whether or not to post this, as my version of flower pot cakes didn’t quite turn out as Pinterstically perfect as I had imagined! However, I’m posting it nether the less, maybe someone will see it and let me know how to perfect it.

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Baking with Children Guest Post- Rice Crispie Hearts

Rice Crispie Hearts

I love baking, and I really enjoying baking with my children.  OK so it’s far messier when they are around (I’m not the tidiest baker myself to be honest!), and it does tend to take twice as long to get anything done, but I genuinely enjoy it.  As a bonus I think they do too, beyond the licking of the spoon and enjoying the results! This marshmallow rice crispie heart recipe is a simple take on a classic that the children can get involved in making and eating!

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Rainbow Party Food

Rainbow Party Food

For her 5th birthday party the other week, Isla requested a My Little Pony rainbow cake.  Always up for a challenge, I obliged and tried my best.  I decided to carry on the rainbow theme for some of the party food and created rainbow cupcakes, cake pops and rainbow coloured fruit skewers to balance all the cakes on offer!

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Overnight Oats with Raspberries

Overnight Oats with Raspberries

I, like most people this time of year, am trying to eat a bit healthier.  This is a great breakfast idea that seems to be fashionable right now.  Mainly because it’s quick and simple, can be prepared the night before, and gives you a nutritious breakfast that will keep you full up till lunch.  I did my overnight oats with raspberries, topped with natural yoghurt and a sprinkling of sunflower seeds and goji berries.  If you would like to try this simple recipe then read on!

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Chicken Liver Pate

Chicken Liver Pate

I love pate, but I tend to only eat it at Christmas time for some reason.  The last few years I have made my own, and in my opinion (and those who I have served it to!) it beats what you can buy from your supermarket.  It freezes well so can be made in advance, and I tend to make in bulk to serve on numerous occasions over the festive period.

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Arty Apple Personalised Aprons Review

Arty Apple specialise in bespoke personalised gifts and nursery décor.  When Amy at Arty Apple approached me to ask if I would be interested in reviewing one of her products, I jumped at the chance! I was torn between the beautiful bunting for the kids bedrooms, or the personalised aprons. I decided on the aprons as we love to bake as a family and I think I made a pretty good choice, read on to see what we thought!

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Mince Pie and Brandy Cheesecake

Mince Pie Cheesecake

 

Nothing quite sums up the taste of Christmas than a mince pie with brandy cream! As i’m not a huge lover of pastry, I decided to set about trying to make a cheesecake as a twist on the classic mince pie, that incorporated all these festive flavours in a delicious dessert perfect for the upcoming holiday season.

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