Cookie Cupcakes

cookie cupcakes

I couldn’t decide if I wanted to bake cookies or cupcakes so I combined the two…. Continue reading “Cookie Cupcakes”


Gingerbread Men

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I got this recipe out of a cartoon magazine when I was about 5 years old.  My mum and I carefully wrote it out and kept the recipe safe all these years.  The magazine has long since disappeared and I can’t remember which one it was, so unfortunately I can’t tag it in my blog.  Little did I think I’d still be using the same recipe and have my own baking blog.  But to all the children’s magazine editors and writers a big THANK YOU and keep the recipes coming, we still love them as we grow up!  I still like them the same as I did as a child – decorated with smarties and this recipe makes loads…. Continue reading “Gingerbread Men”

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies


These are so easy to make and really scrummy. There is a spell of chilling the cookie dough, so although the ‘hands on’ making is relatively quick, there is an hour of down time in the middle.  Great if there are a few other jobs that need doing too.

This recipe makes about 16 cookies, however that does all depend on how large you like them! Continue reading “Double Chocolate Chip Cookies”


Apple Meringue Pie

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With such a glut of apples at the moment, it seems a race against time to eat the apples before they go off! We are having apple everything at the moment. Some things have been more successful than others. My most successful bakes has been the Apple Meringue Pie. Essentially the same as Lemon Meringue Pie – with the obvious filling change.  I have used Cox apples, only because that is the apple tree I have! I didn’t feel the need to add sugar to the stewed apple because I felt the apples were sweet enough and with the meringue top it balances the sharpness of the apple. Continue reading “Apple Meringue Pie”