I am writing this post after a rather successful rehearsal at school with my awesome Music & Theatre Productions students who are in the process of putting on Our House; the brilliant Madness musical! Knowing I would be ins school all day today I baked up some delectable delights last night so that I had some goodies for my work peeps on a dreary Monday morning. So many fo you will know that it was only Wednesday that lent began and so my battle with our office begins – it used to just be 1 or 2 people ditching their sweet tooth cravings, but this year all the girls (bar me of course!!) have chosen to give up sugary based treats. This makes my life very difficult as I am, at heart, a sweet baker through and through. That doesn’t mean I don’t love savoury, you’ll see in my previous posts that I do relish a savoury challenge, however I am at my happiest when I am at my sweetest . That’s why this is a double WHAMMY post…a savoury recipe which gives you the core ingredients needed for a sweet based bake too. The Coffee & Nutella Kisses are made from the left over egg white from the Marmite, Cheddar & Parmesan Morsels; and we all know I HATE waste, so it was inevitable that all parts of the egg would be used! Continue reading
My fiance Grant LOVES coffee cupcakes, he always suggests them whenever I ask the dreaded ‘What shall I bake?!’ question, and until 3 months ago it infuriated me as I didn’t like coffee. Something weird happened though and after a coffee out with friends, and perhaps a combination of sheer determination too, I am now a self-confessed coffeeaholic much to the glee of my mate Nic!
So this Tuesday just gone I decided to make coffee inspired cupcakes for our school department lunchtime. Even though the Hummingbird Espresso ones are Grant’s favourite I was desperate to make some with my own twist. I found a Toffee Mocha Recipe on the Baking Mad website and made them unique to me…. Continue reading