Yule Log (ready made swiss roll)

At Christmas time there is so much to do and most of it needs to be done at the last minute on the day.

If you don’t have time to make your own Swiss roll, don’t panic, just keep a couple of your favourite swiss rolls in the cupboard on standby and within 30mins you can rustle up a Yule log! Continue reading “Yule Log (ready made swiss roll)”

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Raspberry Cheesecake

IMG_9938 raspberry cheesecake

It has taken me quite a while to find and perfect my cheesecakes, when I say perfect…. to make them the way my family and I like them. A while back my mum developed a cough every time she ate shop bought cakes and biscuits.  When I stated making cheesecakes it soon became clear that I couldn’t use crushed biscuits for the base or it would result in a lot of suffering. I experimented with various bases and our favourites are a short bread (please see my shortbread recipe) or an oaty crumble base which I have used in this recipe for you. Because I cook the base do allow plenty of time for cooling and refrigerating. Continue reading “Raspberry Cheesecake”