Halloween

Easy Monster Cake Balls

Halloween baking seems to be a thing. It's getting like Christmas. Well, these cake balls are actually a no bake activity to do with the kids. Easy to do and my daughter had great fun. To do these Monster balls, I recommend you buy some candy eye balls. I use wilton brand ones (and I… Continue reading Easy Monster Cake Balls

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

No Bake, Valentines

Oreo Cake Balls

Oreo Truffles? Oreo Cookie Balls? These bad boys have so many different names but they are so easy.  My 6 year old daughter wanted to do some baking today (Valentine's Day) and I remembered how easy these are to make. I made these years ago and went to look for the recipe that I used,… Continue reading Oreo Cake Balls