Snickerdoodle Bites

Snickerdoodles are one of my favourite snacks, but they can be quite time consuming to make, so when I came across a recipe on Averie Cooks for Snickerdoodle Bars, it was the answer to my Snickerdoodle laziness. These bitesize bars taste exactly like Snickerdoodles without the need for creaming and chilling the dough, then making individual cookies. In fact, I did it all in one bowl – anything to cut down on washing up afterwards!  Continue reading “Snickerdoodle Bites”

Tis the season..

It’s officially less than a week until Christmas and just one working day left for me this year! Christmas is almost here, so I thought I’d break out a classic Christmas time flavour – apple and cinnamon for some cupcake treats for work. I tried out a new recipe for the cinnamon cream cheese frosting and it turned out great, going well with the apple cupcakes. Continue reading “Tis the season..”

Pudding? Yes please..

Merry Christmas!

The run up to Christmas always makes me want to bake more. Not really sure why, but I always find it easier to think of new designs and flavours around this time of year. I also have more willing tasters as well!

With that in mind, I present to you… the Christmas Pudding cupcake! Continue reading “Pudding? Yes please..”


This was the first recipe I tried from the new Hummingbird Bakery – Cake Days cookbook. It looked simple to prepare and didn’t need a lot of strange ingredients (lemonade syrup, rosewater, violet essence to name a few!). Snickerdoodles are tasty cinnamon cookies, which are crunchy on the outside and softer once you bite into them. They are delicious. Honestly, if you like the taste of cinnamon, you will most likely love these cookies. Continue reading “Snickerdoodles”