GBBO week 4 – caramel: salted peanut millionaire’s shortbread

I watched the GBBO caramel episode from our cabin at Centerparcs, drooling over the different varieties of millionaire’s shortbread. But of course I am trying to be healthy, so how can I munch on millionaire’s shortbread? Well, luckily my friend Lucy had been looking after the cats while we were away, so this seemed like […]

Chocolate rolo caramel cheesecake – #WeShouldCocoa USA entry

This month I have been hosting #WeShouldCocoa for Choclette (ever a more appropriate name?) over at Tin & Thyme. I actually chose the theme of USA with this recipe in mind, and made it at the start of the month, but I have only just got around to writing about it. I first saw the […]

GBBO week 10 – chocolate: oaty millionaire’s shortbread chocolate tart

Mmmmmm, chocolate. One of my favourite things ever. However, I do often think a good cannot be improved by being baked – why mess with the perfectly portable and convenient bar of chocolate or do any more than pluck your favourites from an open box? Additionally, with Andrew not being a chocolate fan, there doesn’t […]

GBBO challenge week 5 – millionaire’s shortbread

Find out more about my Great British Bake Off challenge. So, the latest episode of the wonderful Bake Off included a technical tuile challenge, signature traybakes and showstopping biscuit towers. Now, tuiles are lovely and all that, but they probably aren’t the most pleasurable type of biscuit to eat, and they do look like a […]

GBBO challenge week 4 – custard tart

Find out more about my GBBO challenge. Custard tarts! I love them. We used to get them as a treat from the bakers when we were younger, although I haven’t had one for a few years. I have, however, made a custard tart before – Andrew’s nan fancied a sweet treat and I had just […]