Sour cherry and pecan fudge brownies

Ingredients: 230g Dark chocolate at least 80% coco solids (I used Green & Blacks) 225 butter 150 ground almonds (you might have to add a bit more if consistency is too wet) 185g caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence 100g sour cherries and roughly chopped pecans (approx. measurement, I usually just throw in by hand. …

Gluten free plain scones

My quest continues for the perfect GF scone.  As a scone Aficionado I have really missed having a freshly baked batch of scones (savoury and sweet) in the house. It’s too unfair to go ahead and bake them anyway as John loves a good scone and the smell would be torture enough.  So I have been…

Chocolate cheesecake

Nothing like a good cheesecake after a cracking dinner. Here is one of my favourites. If you don’t want gluten free just make it with normal biscuits. Ingredients: For the base: 10 regular Gluten Free digestive biscuits ( I mixed mine half and half with GF ginger and oat cookies) 1 tbsp cocoa powder 60…

GF Carrot Cake with a hint of coconut

No time like the present, so my first ever GF bake is done, and I have to say I’m very happy. The cake is incredibly moist and tasty. I had more batter than would fit comfortable in the tin so I made a few cupcakes to. What was left (which don’t look very pretty but…

Jam tarts

There is simply nothing better than a jam tart and a cup of tea. Everyone loves jam tarts, what’s not to love about short, buttery pastry and sweet delicious jam. For the following recipe I would encourage you to make your own pastry, this is a super easy one which I used when I just…