Easy To Make Unicorn Cupcakes
party food
I have seen loads of unicorn cupcakes all over pinterest and they all look so amazing. I have always fancied trying to make my own but I’m not a very good baker. The kids love baking and wish I would do it more often with them, so last Sunday we spent the day making loads of different cupcakes and I …
Num Nom Flavoured Inspired Pancakes
sweet treats & desserts
We really love pancakes in our house, well, except my husband who hates them. But me and the kids really love them. We don’t have them very often has we like to have lot’s of unhealthy stuff on them. My favourite being Nutella and the kids like lots of chocolate and strawberry sauce. And I mean Lot’s! This Pancake Day …
After Eight White Chocolate Mousse
sweet treats & desserts
I love my desserts and sweet treats. If they had no calories in, I would eat them all day long. I was asked by After Eight if I would like to take part in their#AfterEightBakes challenge. Now, I love my mint chocolate, I have always been a big fan since I was little, and After Eights are one of my …
Cadbury’s Button Owl Cake Recipe
sweet treats & desserts
I was recently asked if I would like to try to make a Cadbury’s button owl cake with my kids. I thought it would be fun and I love cake, so I agreed. I was sent out all the ingredients I need to make the cake along with an apron with ‘Serenity You’ on it. The picture of the cake …
Valentine Chocolate Hearts
sweet treats & desserts
Even though me and my husband don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day (has he is at work) I am really starting to get in he Valentines mood. I have already started making treats for my kids starting with some yummy Marshmallow Valentine Pops. I couldn’t eat these as I am a vegetarian and marshmallows have gelatin in, so yesterday I made something …
Marshmallow Snowmen
Featured
It’s freezing outside today and what better way to cheer myself by making some Marshmallow Snowmen. We have only had one day of snow so far this winter and it was only a little bit, not even for the kids to make a real snowman. So I thought I would make these cute marshmallow snowmen for them. I won’t be …
Marshmallow Valentine Pops
sweet treats & desserts
      With Valentines day just 2 weeks away, I thought I would try to make some yummy Valentines treats for the kids. I have seen loads of cake pops on pinterest but I was recently sent some Mega Marshmallows and I thought these would be a great alternative. Me and my husband don’t really celebrate Valentines day, as …
Hotel Chocolat – The Patisserie Sleekster Review
food - reviews
I just love chocolate, and I mean LOVE it! I could sit there and eat it all day if I knew I wouldn’t put any weight on. I was asked to try a box from Hotel Chocolat. I have heard of them for many years but never brought any. I choose their Pastisserie Sleekster box. It contains 27 chocolates and …
Easter Chocolate Egg Nests
easter
You can’t celebrate Easter without making some yummy Chocolate Egg Nests with the kids. I had no chocolate in the cupboards, so I sent my eldest down to the local  corner shop to buy some milk chocolate. But he said they didn’t have no plain milk chocolate so he brought a bar of fruit and nut. I have never made …
Eric Lanlard’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups
easter
Looking for a yummy Eater treat? Then why not try these devilish Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups made by celebrity chef Eric Lanlard using Happy egg co. eggs WHAT YOU’LL NEED 125g dark chocolate (70%) 30g peanut butter (smooth) 3 large the happy egg co. eggs, separated 50g golden caster sugar 100g dark chocolate, melted 25g salted peanuts, chopped …
Easy Peasy Pancakes
breakfast
  We love having pancakes on Pancake Day. It’s a tradition we do every single year (apart from my husband who doesn’t like them). Here is a easy peasy pancake recipe for you that come out really delicious Ingredients : 100g plain flour 2 eggs 300ml semi-skimmed milk a bit of vegetable oil 1. Place the flour in a large …
Banana Pancakes
breakfast
Who doesn’t like pancakes? ok, my husband doesn’t, but me and my kids love them and with Pancake Day just around the corner there’s no excuse not to have some. I love normal pancakes but over the weekend I thought I would try out something I’ve seen all over Pinterest – Banana Pancakes. And what is great about these is …
Cherry & Orange Trifle
sweet treats & desserts
This Christmas Hartley’s have launched a festive range of jellys in cute christmasy packaging. They come in flavours of strawberry, raspberry and orange. You can buy them as tablets or sugar free crystals. But unfortunately I can’t eat these as they are not suitable for vegetarians has they have beef gelatin in. I was challenged to make a #JollyJelly Christmas …
Guylian Chocolates  Review + Giveaway
Food
Guylian Chocolates have always been a favourite of mine. I even remember the first time I brought some from Woolworths! I received a 250g box to try out. It contained 22 yummy praline Belgian chocolate sea shells. I love praline, it’s my favourite kind of chocolate. And these were so smooth and creamy. I could have ate the whole box, …
12 Chocolate Chip Recipes
Round Ups
Today is National Chocolate Chip Day. And to celebrate am sharing a round up of 12 delicious chocolate chip inspired recipes Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies Chewy Good Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Scotcheroo Banana Bread Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies Mini Chocolate Pie Bites Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Chocolate Chip …
Homemade Scones with Jam
sweet treats & desserts
I love scones! Especially when they are covered in loads of jam and clotted cream. Their not very healthy, I know. And definitely not a good choice when I am doing my fitness challenge and trying to lose a bit of weight. But even when your eating healthy you still have to allow yourself a treat now and again and …
Celebrating Love Hearts 60th Anniversary plus a Squashies Review
Kids & Family
Have you heard of Swizzels Matlow? They are the creators of Love Hearts and other yummy sweets. They factory is in New Mills, Derbyshire. Not too far away from me, as I am in Matlock, Derbyshire. This year they are celebrating their 60th Anniversary of Love Hearts! To Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Love Hearts they are having a competition …
Preparing Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
Food
Cakes are used for celebrating all occasions. It can be either baked at home, or ordered from any reputed online bakery. Gluten free cakes online delivery is considered to be the most popular form of cake that is ordered presently. It is also an easy cake to be baked at the home. This is indeed a great treat that can …
Mint Cream Frosting
sweet treats & desserts
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! It’s Dani from over at Busy Mom’s Helper again, sharing with you a perfect, not-green-but-still-St-Patricks-friendly recipe with you today: Mint Cream Frosting!  Good for about 12 cookie sandwiches, or 12 cupcakes! Ingredients 2 sticks (1 cup) Butter, room temperature 2 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 4 oz. Andes Mint Pieces Directions Melt …
Do It Yourself Cupcakes for a Loving Mother
Guest post
With mother’s day nearing, it is important for every individual of all ages to select something for their mother to wish and make them feel loved and cared for. It is not necessary that the gift needs to be an expensive one. There are also several inexpensive ideas, which the individual can use for making the mother proud. Cakes are …
Toffee Apple Pudding
Food
Both me and my husband loved this pudding, but all three of our kids weren’t keen on this. ingredients1.5kg cooking applesgrated rind and juice of 1 lemon4-5 tbsp caster sugar10 slices of bread, crust removed175g light muscovado sugar50g butter2 tbsp golden syrup 1. Turn the oven to gas mark 5/190c . Butter an oven proof dish.  Peel, core and slice …
Mint Chocolate Balls
christmas
These are similar to the White Chocolate Fudgie Snowballs I made. The only difference is that these are green and mint flavored all you need is: 4 tbsp of butter 24 tbsp of icing sugar (powered sugar) 150ml of milk about 400g white chocolate green food colouring peppermint essence chocolate powder (optional)   place the butter, icing sugar, milk and white chocolate into a …
White Chocolate and Cranberry Bark
christmas
This is the most easiest and simplest recipe ever!! all you need is white chocolate and dried cranberries Simply place the chocolate pieces into a microwaveable bowl and heat until melted. Then simply pour the melted chocolate onto some foil, sprinkle the cranberries on top and leave to set. When ready just break up into smaller bits.  Easy peasy or …
Mint Cream Stars
christmas
I made these last weekend and a few days later I saw some more on Taming The Goblin, and I have to say her’s look much nicer then mine as she uses a snowflake cookie cutter, which I have to get! Mine uses the same ingredients has  The Monko Uses I used 300g condensed milk and 600g icing sugar (powered …
White Chocolate Fudgie Snowballs
christmas
  Aren’t these sweet! These White Chocolate Snowballs are a lovely Christmas treat and they taste like soft fudge!    to make these all you need is:   4 tbsp of butter 24 tbsp icing sugar (powdered sugar) 150ml milk about 400g of white chocolate granulated sugar   Put all the ingredients except the granulated sugar into a microwaveable bowl. Mix …