Chocolate Guinness cake with peanut butter frosting

Hello darlings! Sorry I’ve not blogged in a while – the wedding is taking over my free time, work’s been crazy, we recently acquired two kittens (photo at the bottom of this post)… there are plenty of excuses. But I couldn’t not blog this bad boy – it is CRYING OUT to be loved. WHAT a cake. I was inspired by my friend Cottle, who made … Continue reading Chocolate Guinness cake with peanut butter frosting

Nutty fruity energy bars

This is one of my grandmother’s recipes! They are absolutely gorgeous – fruity, nutty, and totally moreish. They’re packed full of deliciousness and they are the perfect snack for on the go, as they’re filling and energy boosting. I take them with me whenever I go on a long walk – or they’re perfect about an hour before a long run. These flapjacky babies are … Continue reading Nutty fruity energy bars

Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Icing

I made this cake for a peanut-butter-loving friend’s birthday the other week. It went down an absolute treat and people have been asking me for the recipe ever since. Thankfully I’ve finally got around to typing it up so I hope you all enjoy it! It’s incredibly easy to make. If you able to, I advise puréeing the bananas rather than mashing them as it … Continue reading Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Icing

Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge Cookies

So I can vouch for the fact that Ashley is THE QUEEN of peanut butter cookies, but this is my little offering which I have adapted from a Magnolia Bakery recipe. Sweet, salty, chewy, crunchy, chocolatey, fudgey and melt-in-your-mouth…. Say no more… Ingredients 185g plain flour 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp baking powder a generous pinch of salt 125g unsalted butter, softened 200g … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Peanut Butter Balls

These are a super scrummy little North American treat for anyone with a penchant for peanuts! They’re also really easy and fun, so they’re ideal to make with children. Just make sure you’re in charge of the melted chocolate! You will need: 2 cups of crunchy peanut butter 1/2 cup of butter 4 1/2 cups of icing sugar 3 cups of rice krispies 400-500g chocolate … Continue reading Peanut Butter Balls

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter – smooth or chunky – your choice 1 cup white sugar 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Coarse sea salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 180°c and place racks in the upper and lower third of the oven In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until well combined. Spoon a tablespoon of the … Continue reading Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

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Peanut Butter Noodles

Being a self-confessed peanut butter addict, and, no word of a lie we’re talking half a jar a day here, I was eager to experiment with this invention of peanut perfection, so voila my creation. If you’re in a hurry and want something tasty, yet semi-healthy, then this is the recipe for you. Taking around 18mins to prepare (that’s right people I timed myself), from … Continue reading Peanut Butter Noodles

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Peanut Butter Cookies

If you’re anything like me, you can’t get enough of peanut butter. I eat it on bananas, with apples, on toast, on crumpets – hell, on a spoon, straight from the jar on some mornings! That’s why I love these cookies – they are soft and chewy and oh-so-peanut-buttery. Truly a divinely indulgent treat! This is a generous recipe that will make approximately 30 cookies. … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies