Hide and Seek Cookies

I found this recipe on a really useful baby website; netmums.com, I adjusted it a little and my girls named them ‘hide and seek’ as we hid smarties inside before cooking them! 100g/4oz softened butter/margarine 100g/4oz soft brown sugar 1 tbsp golden syrup or honey 150g/6oz self raising flour 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract…

Emergency Biscuits!

Made these little vanilla biscuits for school picnic today, iced with a little icing sugar/water mix and glittery sprinkles! 2oz sugar4oz butter 6oz flour vanilla extract Cream the butter and sugar. Add splash of vanilla extract.Stir in the flour add splash of milk to combine if necessary. roll out and cut out.  Cook for 8…

No Bake Bites

This evening I made these delicious balls of yumminess for a picnic tomorrow. I found the recipe on: http://gimmesomeoven.com/no-bake-energy-bites/ but slightly amended the recipe as I don’t like flax seeds. 1 cup oats 1 cup coconut flakes (toasted at 180c for 4 minutes) 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup ground almonds  …

Nanaimo Bars

This amazing recipe was one I used to make with my Mum when I was little. Great if you like chocolate, coconut and buttercream icing! Base 75g unsalted butter 125g plain dark chocolate roughly chopped 75g digestive biscuits, crushed 75g desiccated coconut 50g mixed nuts For the filling 1 medium egg 1 tbsp milk 75g…

Self Raising Flour

If like me you live in a country where it is almost impossible to buy self raising flour, then it is very very easy to make your own. I found this recipe on http://www.notdelia.com. 450g/1lb plain flour ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda a pinch of salt Mix together WELL and store…