Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

In the years since I first shared my Rich Fruit Cake recipe I've become more cautious about avoiding Dairy (I was born with a Dairy Allergy) and also avoiding Gluten (I have the MTHFR gene mutation and enriched flour is a big no-no).  After a little experimentation I can safely say that my original recipe… Continue reading Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

Wholemeal Chocolate Mint Thins
Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Curing Your Chocolate Cravings Fast : Wholemeal Chocolate and Mint Thins

Sometimes I discover myself in desperate need of a chocolate fix and racing to the shops to buy some sounds painfully long and drawn out.  These babies are not only quick and easy to make but they have no egg in them so you can totally "taste test" the batter (hooray!) without fear of making… Continue reading Curing Your Chocolate Cravings Fast : Wholemeal Chocolate and Mint Thins

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