Cakes & Bakes

Chocolate Birthday Cake

I've wanted a 'nice' crowd pleasing Chocolate sandwich cake for a while. I have a delicious heavier chocolate sponge cake but wanted a lighter cake that is quick to bake. Well, I found it. I like to take random cookery books from the library and try one recipe. This week's book was in the kids… Continue reading Chocolate Birthday Cake

Paddys Day

Chocolate Guinness Cake

I made this Chocolate Guinness Cake last year for St Patrick's Day and I wasn't sure if the kids would eat it. They did. They were also delighted with themselves as they know what Guinness is and felt all grown up! It's a Donal Skeehan recipe and I didn't alter a thing. His is just… Continue reading Chocolate Guinness Cake

Biscuits, Free From

Chocolate Kisses Biscuits

These biscuits are a bit different to what we usually bake, as they have a filling, but are a nice change when baking with kids. My daughter loved pressing the fork down on the cookie dough before we baked them - she really got into it. The recipe does say to use peppermint essence in… Continue reading Chocolate Kisses Biscuits