Showing posts from October, 2020

Chocolate Chip Cookies

 This recipe is a classic. A go-to, tried and tested, never fails recipe. Chewy, chocolatey cookies. Perfect to rustle up quickly on a cosy evening in, in time to watch Gardeners World. Or is that just me?  Ingredients: 125g butter 100g light brown sugar 75g granulated sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 300g plain flour 1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder  1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp salt  200g milk chocolate, chunks or chips Method: 1. Cream your butter and sugars together with a hand whisk or free-standing mixer.  2. Add you egg and vanilla and mix again.  3. Add the flour, baking powder, bicarb and salt and beat together until a cookie dough forms.  4. Add your chocolate chunks or chips and mix again so that they are well distributed throughout the mixture.  5. Divide into 8 or 10 balls, place on a lined plate and put in the freezer for about half an hour.  6. Meanwhile, preheat your oven to 180.  7. Take your cookie dough out of the freezer and place onto a lined baking sheet and bake for 1

Biscoff Muffins

I saw this recipe  on Jane's Patisserie's Instagram and knew I HAD to try it. I have become very partial to Biscoff Spread during lockdown, it's especially delicious on pancakes! So I made a batch of these muffins to take to my sister's when I went to visit her and my niece.  Ingredients: 12 tbsp Biscoff spread  175ml sunflower oil 175ml milk 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 360g self raising flour  240g soft brown sugar 100g white chocolate, chopped  Optional decoration: 12 tsp Biscoff spread  12 Biscoff biscuits  Method: 1. Spoon 12 tbsp of Biscoff spread onto a plate, covered with greaseproof paper. Pop in the freezer for an hour.  2. Preheat your oven to 180/160 fan and line a 12-hole muffin tin with cases.  3. In a bowl, mix together the oil, milk, egg and vanilla using a whisk. Add the flour and sugar and mix until it's combined. Try to mix it as little as possible in order to bring the mixture together.  4. Add the white chocolate chunks and fold.  5. Put 1 tbsp