Election Day used to be a lot more fun. In late 18th and early 19th century America, it was a festive holiday, featuring parades, dancing, and lots of food and drink. The culinary highlight was a sweetened, fruit-filled yeast bread called election cake. This cake seems to have originated in Hartford, Connecticut, although it is really a descendant of the English “great cakes” […]
If you’re looking for a super quick and easy dessert you’ve come to the right place. I have found the most amazing recipe for chocolate raspberry tarts. Since finding the recipe on Facebook just before Christmas I have made them on three separate occasions and each time they have received rave reviews. If you’re one […]
Hello all– This is a little chocolate banana muffin that masquerades as a fruit muffin, but really is more of a dessert. You can make them for breakfast if you want to (no judging here!), but they’d be fine with a cup of coffee after dinner too. Moist, rich and delicious… DOUBLE CHOCOLATE BANANA MUFFINS […]
Fresh berries and a generous helping of zingy coulis on a creamy, velvety vanilla cheesecake mix, all on a bed of buttery, biscuit base. Yum!