Melting Snowman Biscuits

As you already know, Christmas is right around the corner. So I have decided to show you a fun, tasty recipe to make melting snowman biscuits!

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   Ingredients:

  • 200g fondant icing sugar
  • 6 white marshmallows
  • 24 mini chocolate beans
  • tube black writing icing
  • 6 large cookies
  • 6 pretzel sticks

Method:

  1. Put the icing sugar in a bowl and add cold water one teaspoon at a time until thick and creamy.
  2. Use wet scissors to snip the marshmallows in half.
  3. Scoop a little icing onto each cookie and attach half a marshmallow.
  4. Drizzle some more icing onto the marshmallow and attach the other half at an angle.
  5. Drizzle a little more icing onto the cookie to make it look like melting snow.
  6. Break the pretzel sticks in halt and attach it to the cookie to make it look like arms.
  7. Stick orange chocolate beans on for the nose and attach three chocolate beans for the buttons.
  8. Use the writing icing for the eyes and mouth.
  9. Leave to set.

Then you are finished! That’s all for now!

Enjoy! ♥

Fruity Orange Flapjacks!

Wanna have a snack which taste great and is healthy?

why not try making fruity orange flapjacks!

Ingredients:

  • 1 orange
  • 125g margarine
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 90g golden syrup
  • 220g porridge oats
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • 60g dried mixed fruit

Method:

  1. preheat oven to 180c
  2. line baking tin with greeseproof paper
  3. grate zest from orange with a greater and place in a saucepan
  4. add margarine, sugar and syrup to saucepan
  5. cook over a moderate heat stirring until the margarine has melted
  6. remove from heat and stir in the oats and dried fruit
  7. add some juice of the orange
  8. put mixture into baking tin and sprinkle with sunflower seeds
  9. bake for 15-20 minutes

Cut the flapjack when it has cooled down but flapjacks also taste nice when it is nice and warm

enjoy 🙂

Warm molten centered cupcakes

So winter is getting closer and closer which means it is perfect for warm desserts! This recipe is perfect for winter and it is chocolate. There is nothing better than chocolate! 😀

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          Ingredients

       Makes 8 cupcakes

  • 55g/2oz soft tub margarine
  • 55g/2oz caster sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 85g/3oz self raising flour
  • 1tbsp cocoa powder
  • 55g/2oz plain chocolate
  • icing sugar, for decoration

           Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190oc/gas mark 5.
  2. Lay eight paper cases out on a bun tray.
  3. Put margarine, sugar, egg, flour and cocoa powder into a large bowl and use an electric hand whisk to beat them together until smooth.
  4. Spoon half of the mixture into the paper cases using a teaspoon and then make an indentation in the centre of each cake.
  5. Break up 8 pieces of chocolate and place each on top of the indentation of each cake.
  6. Then place the remaining mixture on top.
  7. Bake the cupcakes in the oven for 20 minutes, leave the cupcakes for 2-3 minutes before serving.
  8. Dust with icing sugar for decoration.

Then you are done!

Enjoy 😀

Cappuccino

Life saver for winter xx

        Ingredients: 

  • 1 double shot of espresso 
  • Several ounces of foamed milk 

        Method:

  1. Get a small cappuccino cup and pour in the espresso
  2. Steam up the milk and pour in the cup

Extra: if you want to you can add a bit of chocolate sauce/powder to decorate it

That’s it for now!

Enjoy 😀

Tropical smoothie

Hot?

Thirsty?

Wanting to go to a tropical island?

Then this recipe is the perfect one for you…

Ingredients
1/2 ripe mango, peeled and seeded
1/2 ripe papaya, peeled and seeded
1 ripe banana
1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup skim milk
1/4 cup nonfat yogurt
1 teaspoon good honey
2 cups ice

Method:

Add all the ingredients in to a blender and blend till it is smooth!

Just after fast easy steps you will have got your self a delicious tropical smoothie.

Enjoy summer

xxx

Chocolate sorbet

Hey, I know I haven’t been posting for quite a while, I have been really busy however, I am back and I am ready to post! Todays post is how to make chocolate sorbet. I know I have been posting a lot of recipes about chocolate but they are what I have been making quite a lot lately 😛

So here is the recipe :

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Ingredients:

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 50g cocoa
  • 50g dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method:

  1. Tip the sugar into a bowl, sift in the cocoa and stir.
  2. Bring 600ml water to the boil it in a saucepan. Whisk in the sugar and cocoa and turn it back to a gentle simmer. Simmer it uncovered, for 5 mins, whisking occasionally.
  3.  Take it off from the heat and mix in the chocolate and vanilla until the chocolate has melted.
  4. Cool the mixture, then put in the fridge for several hrs or overnight until well chilled. Make the sorbet in an ice-cream machine or pour into a rigid plastic container, preferably bowl shaped, and freeze until frozen 3cm from the edges.
  5. Whisk to break down the ice crystals, then freeze again for 1 hr more. Whisk and freeze again one more time, then leave until completely frozen.
  6. Before serving, transfer to the fridge for 30 mins to make scooping easier.

And there you have a mouth-watering dessert for any occasion!

Enjoy ♥

Oreo Ice Cream!

Hi, I have decided to show you a scrumptious recipe! for all you ice-cream lovers out there, this is Oreo ice-cream!

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Ingredients:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 140z canned condensed milk
  • 4 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of heavy whipped cream
  • 1 cup of Oreo cookies (crushed)

Method:

  1. Beat the egg yolks in a large bowl.
  2. Add in the condensed milk and vanilla.
  3. Fold in the cookies and whipped cream.
  4. pour the mixture into a pan lined with foil.
  5. Freeze it for 6 hours.
  6. Then to serve, scoop out the ice cream and add some cookies on top.

And then you are done!

Enjoy ♥