Cheesecake Brownies

Chocolate brownies with a layer of vanilla cheesecake running through the centre – sound good? They are! I was looking to make red velvet brownies in honour of Liverpool winning the Premiership for the first time in 30 years but the red colour did not show at all. However, the taste was simply too good…

Custard Almond Cake Squares

There’s no need to worry about heating up the custard for this cake – because it’s already in it. Cake and custard does not need any introduction nor does it need to be meddled with. This recipe simple put these two things together for one ready-made bite. A simple traybake with a custard centre. Sounds…

Lemon Drizzle Traybake

If you’re looking for something that doesn’t have a lot of steps or isn’t technical but most importantly, will taste great – then this is it. A simple yet popular dessert, this will go down well at tea time and can easily be upscaled to be made for more than a few people. This recipe…

Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tarts)

If you’ve ever been to Portugal you’ll instantly know what these are. They are essentially custard tarts but they are much more than just that – they have a crispy buttery pastry which encases custard which has been infused with cinnamon and lemon. The first time I was lucky enough to try one was in…

Extremely Rich and Indulgent Carrot Cake

Carrots are naturally sweet and crunchy and there are enough people who won’t go near them, let alone want them in a cake. But centuries ago, they have been used in desserts and cakes due to this sweet quality especially when sugar was not as accessible. Fast forward a few hundred years and carrot cakes…

Simple Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake Ⓥ

If you need something to make that looks really amazing and seems like it took a lot of effort but you just haven’t got the time then this recipe is it. You do need to freeze it overnight which rules it out from being a quick dessert but nonetheless, everything else requires minimal hassle. I…

Cinnamon Rolls with a Cream Cheese Glaze

This is probably one of the most satisfying things you can make. The result, if it’s a half decent one, is a good as eating it. Probably a slight exaggeration but you know what I mean. This recipe aims to make a more fluffy roll rather than a crispy one which makes it even better…

Sri Lankan Biscuit Pudding Ⓥ

This dessert is a Sri Lankan specialty. I’ve had many an aunty make this over the years and they have always tasted, as well as looked, really really good. There aren’t many ingredients you will need to make it which is a bonus and it generally only needs a few hours to set in the…