Decorating

The best chocolate fudge frosting

Frosting - the word sounds very American to me, but the recipe below is definitely not icing. This works so well on a cake. It’s a lick the spoon (ahem and bowl) kinda recipe. It would also be delicious on cupcakes, a traybake or even slightly heated and poured on ice cream. I have the… Continue reading The best chocolate fudge frosting

Decorating

Chocolate Buttercream

This is my ultimate Chocolate Buttercream. Great on cupcakes and cakes. It contains dark chocolate but it's not bitter, it's like a magical combination. Kids and adults adore this icing. Ingredients: 200g softened unsalted butter 400g icing sugar 2 tablespoons of cooled boiled water 75 g dark chocolate melted Method: Melt the dark chocolate –… Continue reading Chocolate Buttercream

Days Out, Fun Stuff, In Dublin

Malahide Castle & Gardens

I used my Tesco points to get some vouchers for Malahide Castle & Gardens. I've wanted to see what was behind the turnstiles for ages and also was curious about their new butterfly house. It cost us €5 in Tesco points instead of €20 on the day for a family ticket. as €2.50 in points… Continue reading Malahide Castle & Gardens

Days Out, Fun Stuff

Tesco Clubcard Boost – Family Fun

I love using our Tesco Clubcard points for fun stuff. A few years ago, I started saving our points for the summer and then using them with Tesco Boost Partners to have fun days out. In my opinion, it's such a shame to spend the vouchers like cash in store. It's way better value, to… Continue reading Tesco Clubcard Boost – Family Fun