Coffee & Vanilla Cookies

PERFECT FOR COFFEE-LOVERS! Soft, chewy, with coffee and vanilla flavours, these cookies are a winner. It really does make a difference to use quality espresso in this recipe. I used vanilla espresso made with a Nespresso pod, and the flavour really came through in the cookie. You can be adventurous with your choice: caramel espresso…

Christmas Cake Trifle Pots

THIS IS SUCH A NIFTY WAY TO USE UP LEFTOVER CHRISTMAS CAKE! There’s a shortcut version to this recipe where you can buy the custard and salted caramel, and build these little pots for a lovely treat or dinner party dessert. There’s so much to do around Christmas that shortcuts are a welcome commodity. But,…

Caramel Biscotti

CHRISTMAS CARAMEL JOY! This is definitely not a traditional variant of the recipe, but I thought, why not make caramel biscotti? Because there’s always room for caramel, right? Opt for good, soft caramels. They’ll go gooey in the oven and be lovely and chewy after baking. Feel free to put more in; it’ll probably make…

Caramel Cheesecake Pots

This is so easy to make and looks incredibly impressive. It’s perfect for dinner parties, especially those casual easy-going get-togethers with close friends, where you’re chatting for hours over dinner. The last thing you want is to worry about preparing dessert, or having to deal with oven timings, especially after a few glasses of wine!…

Caramel Apple Cookies

I spend a lot of December baking cookies. They’re easy to prepare. You can make a large batch and freeze the dough to use later. They’re crowd-pleasers. And there’s no limit to the flavour combinations you can try. Plus, the cookie jar is ALWAY OPEN FOR BUSINESS, so I can sneak another cookie (or two)…