Biscuits

Peanut Butter Granola Bars

I’ve been snacking a lot since the quarantine/isolation period began and the amount of biscuits I can make my way through is genuinely incredible. I was thinking about some healthier snacks to make – and unfortunately crisps are not the answer – and after a chat with a friend, granola bars were the answer! I… Continue reading Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Cakes, Desserts

Vegan Chocolate Praline Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Pastry Cream

This week on Bake Off, the tent went all vegan with eggs, milk, butter, honey and meat thrown out of the tent. The signature was to make vegan savoury tartlets with two different fillings, the technical challenge was a tropical fruit pavlova made using aquafaba instead of egg whites and the showstopper was to make… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Praline Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Pastry Cream

Cakes

Peanut Butter Cake with a Chocolate Topping

Peanut butter is always a favourite with its rich smoothness working well with many other flavours. Whenever I make anything with peanut butter, I always like to celebrate both its smooth and crunchy counterpart, adding texture into all my peanut butter bakes. Here I create a smooth chocolate topping for the cake, which complements the… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cake with a Chocolate Topping

Biscuits

Giant Ben’s Cookies

You wouldn’t believe that I actually find making cookies, and getting that signature crisp outside and soft and chewy interior, quite daunting as all the recipes I’ve tried in the past have failed miserably with cookies that are too soft or just don’t deliver what they promise. All this changed on a trip to South… Continue reading Giant Ben’s Cookies

Cakes

Intensely Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cupcakes

My best friend recently celebrated his 18th birthday and I came up with this recipe for these Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes. Having read quite a few cookbooks in my time, most peanut butter recipes always seem to end up using 2 jars of peanut butter and whilst it tastes brilliant, it can be quite rich… Continue reading Intensely Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Food on Youtube

Food on Youtube Archives – CupcakeJemma

I'm continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with CupcakeJemma's Youtube channel. Jemma runs Crumbs & Doilies, an incredibly hip and modern London-based cupcake and cake shop. Each week she posts a brand new video demonstrating a new cupcake recipe, a new technique or a behind the scenes of the shop. With over 50,000… Continue reading Food on Youtube Archives – CupcakeJemma

Food on Youtube

Food on Youtube : W/b 1st June 2014

Youtube is a hub for food channels and they are incredibly popular. With some channels having 2 million subscribers and many British foodies showing recipes on Youtube, I’d thought I’d find some of the foodie gems to share here with links. I’m subscribed to many food channels and they always post cracking recipes. It is… Continue reading Food on Youtube : W/b 1st June 2014