Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The kidlets finished school on Friday and to celebrate I surprised them with Red Velvet Cupcakes (any excuse for cake, right?).  I might even make them again using the Olympic Opening Ceremony this Friday as an excuse (Go Team GB!).  Either way, they were yummo!  From scouring many recipes online I've gathered that they just aren't… Continue reading Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

strawberry and whisky cheesecake
Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

A Match Made in My Happy Place : Strawberry and Whiskey Cheesecake

Dude, it has dairy, fruit and booze...that's like a nutrition overload. ...okay so maybe it's just ridiculously tasty and there's no justifying going back for seconds, thirds and morning left-overs (hypothetically speaking of course) but this Strawberry and Whiskey Cheesecake is totally worth the morning after guilt. For those following along at home I made… Continue reading A Match Made in My Happy Place : Strawberry and Whiskey Cheesecake

Breakfast/Brunch, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Sneaky Fruit Magnet : Wholemeal Vanilla and Cinnamon Pancakes

I whipped up these pancakes for breakfast this morning and covered them with a smear of butter and a little jam. I  dare say a bit of whipped cream wouldn't have gone astray (yum!).   Mitch had them with butter, blueberries, raspberries, sliced banana and a bit of raspberry jam and then I made him plop… Continue reading Sneaky Fruit Magnet : Wholemeal Vanilla and Cinnamon Pancakes