Homemade Jaffa Cakes


Jaffa Cakes have always been a particular weakness of mine. When I was younger I could easily eat a whole packet in one go. Of course back then I could eat whatever I wanted and still be a size 8. How I wish I’d appreciated my teenage metabolism, now I just have to think of […]

Chocolate Tiramisu

Chocolate Tiramisu- A Cookbook Collection

  Or to give it it’s full title, Chocolate Baileys and Rum Tiramisu. I’m fairly sure Italian food purists are aghast at this tinkering with such a recipe, but Tiramisu is a relatively recent invention so I might get away with it. However, strange as it seems coming from someone who doesn’t function before their […]

My Favourite Chocolate Cake

My Ultimate Chocolate Cake - A Cookbook Collection

I’ve been sitting on this recipe for quite a while. I’m not sure why, probably because I usually make it for an occasion and it doesn’t look great to arrive to someone’s house with a cake that has already been cut! So today I’m making it for a selfish special occasion, I’m off work and […]

Crunchy Chocolate Granola

Crunchy Chocolate Granola- A Cookbook Collection

If it isn’t already completely obvious, I’m not the best advert for healthy eating. Occasionally though, when I’m struggling to zip up the jeans, I give myself a good talking to and try to behave myself. Within reason.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches


I’m squishing this recipe in on the last day of July just to hop on the end of the Ice Cream Month bandwagon. And also to get a nice chocolate recipe up for the month. You can make these as a great treat for kids but my version uses dark chocolate which may be more […]