Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Reindeer Cupcakes

We had our nativity service at church this past weekend, with a bring & share lunch to follow, so I wanted to make something special to bring for the children. I’d seen different versions of reindeer cupcakes circulating the internet last Christmas, and decided to have a go at making my own. They are fairly […] Read more…

Redcurrant Jam Sandwich Cookies

Are you feeling Christmassy yet? We lit the second candle on our Advent wreath yesterday, and also baked our second round of Christmas cookies. Whilst Vanilla Kipferl, Cinnamon Stars and Butter Cookies remain our favourites (they’re like the Holy Trinity of German Christmas cookies in our house), there’s always room for more cookies and these […] Read more…

Crispy Vanilla Heart Waffles (GF)

Hands up if you like cosy afternoons in at this time of year, with a mug of hot tea and some fresh, home made waffles! If you own a waffle iron, chances are you already have a waffle recipe, but I still invite you to try this delicious recipe for crispy waffles, just like my […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A wee while ago I shared a recipe for sugar free banana bread sweetened with coconut, perfect for an ‘in between’ healthy snack and a popular bake in our house. But some days, you just want something a little more decadent, so for those afternoon tea kind of moments there’s my chocolate chip banana bread. More of […] Read more…

Sugar Free Banana Bread with Coconut

Who doesn’t love a nice loaf of banana bread, the perfect solution for using up bananas that are no longer in their prime. I’ve been experimenting with a few more healthy bakes and alternative snacks, and one of the results was this sugar free banana bread with coconut – an amalgamation of various different recipes […] Read more…

Christmas Cookies: Jammy Hearts

Today, I have another yummy Christmas cookie recipe for you. Because what is even better than melt-in-the-mouth buttery vanilla cookies? Melt-in-the-mouth buttery vanilla cookies with jam in the middle! Ingredients 150g gluten free flour 50g caster sugar a pinch of salt 1 sachet of vanilla sugar or one teaspoon of vanilla essence 50g ground almonds 100g […] Read more…

Christmas Cookies: Vanillekipferl

When it comes to Advent and Christmas baking, there is a holy trinity of seasonal cookies that always get baked in Germany, at least in my circles: Zimtsterne (cinnamon stars), Butterkekse (butter cookies), and Vanillekipferl (vanilla crescents). I shared my recipes for Zimtsterne and Butterkekse with you last year, so this time it’s time to […] Read more…

Blueberry & Pear Muffins

With the days getting darker and colder, I just can’t help myself baking some nice, comforting treats. Like these blueberry and pear muffins. They never last very long, the boys just gobble them up! Ingredients (makes 12) 200g gluten free self-raising flour, e.g. Dove’s Farm or Sainsbury’s 1/2 tsp gluten free baking powder 2 Tbsp […] Read more…

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Cupcakes

So, I hope you liked my Hallowe’en pumpkin soup recipe from earlier in the week! The second recipe I want to share with you this week, are my mouth watering pumpkin spice chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting! Ingredients (gluten free) For the cupcakes (makes 12) 125g butter 135g brown sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon […] Read more…

Family Recipe: Mama’s Apfelkuchen

In case you’ve all been wondering what we did with the remainder of the apples we picked at Craigie’s Farm a couple of weeks ago, I have one more, magnificent apple recipe for you! Although most of the credit for this recipe goes to my mum, I’ve only adapted it a little. This cake, heaped […] Read more…

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