Stem Ginger Millionaire’s Shortbread

I have become a little obsessed with millionaire’s shortbread recently and it’s all Clare’s fault. Following her invention of snickers millionaire’s shortbread (with peanuts!) I have been drawn to trying new and exciting ways of enjoying one of my favourite indulgences. And this time around, I used ginger. I’m a big fan of Opies stem ginger (in fact, I always have some in my cupboard), … Continue reading Stem Ginger Millionaire’s Shortbread

Chocolate Caramel Cake

Chocolate and caramel, dangerous. This recipe is adapted from bbcgoodfood. Their original cake does look fun, but I wanted to make something smaller, and with fewer layers. You need 3 sandwich tins (the baby ones, 7″ I believe). Ingredients 225g very soft butter or margarine 225g brown sugar (or muscovado, I have yet to bother trying out if you can taste the difference) 175g self-raising flour … Continue reading Chocolate Caramel Cake

Salted caramel millionaire’s shortbread

Millionaire’s shortbread is one of my very favourite little treats. It’s easy to make and it’s wickedly rich, so it’s perfect served in small bite size squares. I am a big fan of salted caramel so I’ve been making salted caramel millionaire’s shortbread with sea salt for a while now. The sea salt cuts the richness of the shortbread and the bitterness of the dark … Continue reading Salted caramel millionaire’s shortbread

Cinnamon & Vanilla Banoffee Pie

Banoffee pie is brilliant comfort food. This is my variation for winter – the cinnamon and vanilla make it that touch Christmassy! Highly recommend a big slice served with a warm cup of tea or a generous slug of Baileys on the rocks! For 4-6 people, you will need: 15 digestive biscuits 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 200g butter 50g caster sugar 2 large bananas 1 … Continue reading Cinnamon & Vanilla Banoffee Pie

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Millionaire’s Flapjack

Millionaires shortbread always goes down well, meaning I’ve probably baked it about 1000 times now. So I decided to change it up a bit and use my favourite flapjack recipe instead. The result… sweet, soft flapjack, chewy caramel and a thick layer of chocolate. What would be better! For the flapjack: 150g of butter 100g light brown sugar 2 tablespoon of golden syrup 350g of … Continue reading Millionaire’s Flapjack

Dark Chocolate Caramel

Dark Chocolate & Caramel Tart with Crushed Berries

You will need:  Caramel: 250g sugar 125g unsalted butter 100ml single cream Chocolate Layer: 2 tbsp sugar 1 egg 1 egg yolk 100g plain chocolate 75g unsalted butter  Chocolate Pastry (See Pastry Recipe*) *Add 50g of Cocoa powder to your 350g Plain Flour to make your Chocolate Pastry   Preheat your oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 *Follow pastry instructions and bake the pastry shell as … Continue reading Dark Chocolate & Caramel Tart with Crushed Berries

Caramel Kiss Cupcakes

I once worked in a chocolate shop and had a customer who told me that she used caramel chocolate like medicine, she said it mended her broken heart, fixed her head aches and cured any pains she had. Now she was obviously slightly mad but caramel chocolate is amazing and even better in cake form, so if you’re feeling a little worse for wear, take … Continue reading Caramel Kiss Cupcakes