Desserts

Chocolatey Hot Cross Bread and Butter Pudding with Kahlua and Brandy 683 1024 gastronome

Chocolatey Hot Cross Bread and Butter Pudding with Kahlua and Brandy

This ultimately comforting pud is the perfect Easter treat, especially if you’ve been left with a surfeit of Hot Cross Buns! Super easy and it makes a really impressive centrepiece dessert. The addition of Kahlua and brandy is super naughty but really makes this bread-and-butter pudding extra special! read more
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Can’t Resist Carrot Cake

We all have those recipes that are like jewels, much coveted and ultimately prized – they become this from being so good you can’t resist them, and because you end up making them time and time again. Hence, I came up with the name of this Carrot Cake because it is so damned moreish that I may have well called it Crack Carrot Cake! Such was its reputation I made it day in and day out for our first café, and requests for the recipe used to come thick and fast from its loyal following. read more
Rhubarb Portuguese Custard Tart Recipe
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Roasted Rhubarb Portuguese Custard Tarts

Roasted Rhubarb Portuguese Custard Tarts read more
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St Patrick’s Day Guinness Cupcakes

A rich dark Guinness laced chocolate cupcake topped with this heavenly light frosting is the perfect choice for a St Patrick’s day treat. This buttercream maybe a little more work, but I promise you it’s so worth the extra effort – once you’ve tried this buttercream, you’ll find it impossible to ever make any other! read more
St David’s Day Welsh Cakes
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St David’s Day Welsh Cakes

Growing up in Cardiff, no St David’s Day was complete without being sent to school with a proud daffodil pinned to my blazer, and a welsh cake wrapped in my packed lunch. Just the sight of these little cakes can give me an overwhelming feeling of Hiraeth. read more
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Peanut Butter Brownie

I love the way that baking, and lockdown have become natural bed fellows. For a lot of people busy with everyday life, there just doesn’t seem to always be the…

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Autumn Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Autumn has always been my very favourite season; in fact, I don’t think I could live in a country that didn’t produce a technicolour autumn. There’s just something so special…

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