Cacao & Almond Energy Ball Recipe

200g ground almonds 400g medjool dates 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder 2 1/2 tablespoons almond or peanut butter 2 tablespoons coconut oil Add the ground almonds, medjool dates and coconut oil to a food processor and pulse until it is fully mixed. Add the nut butter and cacao and mix again in the food processor.Continue reading “Cacao & Almond Energy Ball Recipe”

Chocolate Chip Cake Bars Recipe🍪

This recipe is by McVitie’s and serves 6. 18 McVitie’s Digestive Biscuits 1/2 cup plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 6 tbsp butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk 1/3 chocolate chips (60g) Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF. Grease a 20cm square cake tinContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cake Bars Recipe🍪”

McVitie’s Digestives© Cupcakes Recipe🍪🧁

McVitie’s Digestives biscuits go well with a cup of tea. This is my first McVitie’s Recipe. I thought the sound of crumbled biscuits on cupcakes sounded yummy so decided to give this recipe a go and it did not disappoint🍪🧁 20g dark chocolate, chilled 4 McVITIE’S Digestives© 1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 2/3Continue reading “McVitie’s Digestives© Cupcakes Recipe🍪🧁”

Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

This recipe serves 2. This smoothie has a thick consistency and I enjoyed it with my breakfast this morning. 2 cups fresh blueberries 2 cups plain yoghurt 1/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons honey 1 cup ice cubes In a blender, combine the blueberries, yogurt, milk,honey and ice. Puree until smooth. Comment below if you tryContinue reading “Blueberry Smoothie Recipe”

Lemon Curd and Blueberry Butterfly Fairy Cakes🍋🦋

I enjoyed making these fairy cakes. For a slightly healthier option, natural yoghurt or crème fraîche may be used instead of cream if preferred. Blueberries may be substituted with any other fruit. Chopped kiwi, grapes or other berries may work well too. 1 tsp Baking Powder 100g Caster Sugar 2 large eggs 1 lemon (finelyContinue reading “Lemon Curd and Blueberry Butterfly Fairy Cakes🍋🦋”

Coconut Buns Recipe🥥

This recipe is by Odlums and is quick and easy to make. These coconut buns make a brilliant snack or dessert. 225g/8oz Cream Plain Flour Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon Baking Powder 75g/3oz Butter or Margarine 75g/3oz Golden Caster Sugar 50g/2oz Desiccated Coconut 1 egg, beaten 150ml/¼pt milk To decorate: Raspberry Jam Desiccated Coconut (IContinue reading “Coconut Buns Recipe🥥”

Baileys Irish Cheesecake Recipe🥨🍿

My granny turns 89 this week so I decided to make a Baileys Cheesecake, as Baileys is her favourite drink (I don’t blame her). This cheesecake should be stored in the fridge💚 300g Digestive Biscuits 150g Butter or Margarine (melted) 75ml Baileys Original Irish Cream 500g Mascarpone 340g Philadelphia Cream Cheese 60g Caster sugar 175mlContinue reading “Baileys Irish Cheesecake Recipe🥨🍿”

Mango & Banana Smoothie Recipe🥭🍌

A cool, fresh summer smoothie 1 medium mango 1 banana 500ml orange juice 4 ice cubes Cut the mango down either side of the flat stone, then peel and cut the flesh into chunks. Peel and chop the banana. Put all the ingredients into a food processor or blender, then process until smooth or thick.Continue reading “Mango & Banana Smoothie Recipe🥭🍌”

July update🌸

01/08/2020 The first official day of autumn. Where is the year going? 🍂 Things are slightly getting back to normal since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic. However, there has been a small rise in the number of cases in Ireland in recent days, which is concerning. I do not make (too many) unneccessary journeys.Continue reading “July update🌸”

Carrot Cake Recipe🥕

This recipe is by Odlums. Today I used a 9” Square tin. This carrot cake can be baked in a square or round tin and the ingredients are listed below. Square Tin – 18cm/7” 23cm/9” Round Tin 15cm/6” 20cm/8” 25cm/10” Odlums Self Raising Flour 225g/8oz 350g/12oz 450g/1lb Shamrock Light Muscovado Sugar 150g/5oz 200g/7oz 275g/100oz ShamrockContinue reading “Carrot Cake Recipe🥕”