Cinnamon madeleines

  Madeleines are little dainty shell shaped cakes that hail from France. They’re often flavoured with lemon, but I fancied cinnamon in mine! They’re delicious dipped in tea and they’re really lovely to serve at tea parties. Best of all they’re easy. You do need a madeleine pan to get that shell shape. This is Read More…

Churros with chocolate sauce

Churros are SO ridiculously delicious. They’re Spanish originally but have been adopted all over the place as a beloved snack and dessert. They’re easier to make than you might think and there are loads of ways to do it. This is the simplest way I’ve come across – you just make a simple dough which Read More…

Spiced Apple & Cinnamon Cupcakes

A post on spiced apple cupcakes is bittersweet (*don’t worry, not literally). Delicious and evocative, these babies are also distinctly autumnal. But if you can face making something that brings fallen leaves, grey skies, and a nip in the air to mind, then please bake away. It’ll be worth it. Adapted from Hummingbird’s Cake Days. Read More…

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 Read More…