Cherry Chocolate and Almond Biscotti

Biscotti. They’re those overpriced, tooth-cracking biscuits you get in large chain coffee shops, right? Well that’s what I thought. Until I tasted a homemade version.

Chocolate Pots

…take 2! Once again in my over enthusiasm I hit publish instead of save when starting to type up this post. So last night some of you got an email with some lovely pics of my Chocolate Pots, but no text. I clearly can’t contain my excitement when it comes to chocolate recipes!

Chocolate Guinness & Baileys Cupcakes

First up an apology to anyone who got an email this morning with a sneak preview of this post, I was having a quick look at the draft and hit publish instead of edit! Mortified for myself. However I think the tease was worth it for these Chocolate Guinness and Baileys Cupcakes. Here it is […]

Flourless Black Forest Cake

  Having only relatively recently discovered a love of cherries, Black Forest Gateau was not something on my radar. My enduring memory from having tasted it as a child was the overwhelming flavour of kirsch. That is not a good memory.

Orange Cranberry and White Chocolate Cookies

This is a nice seasonal recipe but really it can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Chocolate Trifle with Baileys

Yes I am aware that this dessert does not contain either fruit or jelly but I am still calling it a trifle! It’s got layers of cake, booze, custard and cream. So in my book, it’s a trifle.

Mini Ricotta Doughnuts

…..stuffed with Nutella! (I’ve now looked at the word ‘doughnut’ for too long and it looks completely wrong. I almost went with donuts!)

Baked Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake

Baked cheesecake was one of the challenges recently on the Great British Bake Off. I usually stick with easier no-bake cheesecakes but decided to up my game and try one.