Biscuit making with Bake Box

As an ambassador for Bake Box every couple of months I am sent out on of their lovely boxes of baking treats and left to give it all a go. Each month the box has a different theme and contains 6-8 items of bakeware and 6 recipe cards. This months theme was a teddy bears picnic and here’s what we got! I love the silicon teddy bear cake mould how cool does this look!? I am definitely going to try and make a cake for the girls with this one, I think it’ll be a nice little treat to have…

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Snowflake brownie’s with Gousto

The girls have been getting busy in the kitchen this weekend creating some delicious chocolate orange brownies for us to enjoy. We were sent the Gousto snowflake brownie box which has been designed especially for children to create this christmas. Everything we needed was included in the kit even the baking tray and lining paper, all we had to add was an egg and a little butter. As always Gousto cut out the weighing and measuring and have everything ready to to in individual bags, it makes it so much easier for children to get to grips with. The step…

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Autumn muffins

You may have spotted a recent post I wrote as part of the Tesco eat happy project when the girls and I got busy cooking along and making some delicious falafels. We had so much fun making these the girls just love getting involved with cooking so when we we’re asked if we would like to try some of their autumnal recipes we jumped at the chance. We have been making some delicious Autumn Muffins – full of lots of goodness for the little ones and also really tasty.   Ready to bake. We followed the really simple step by step…

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Baking Cookies

My baking skills aren’t the best I won’t lie someone once described it as rustic looking and I’ll take that its better than misshapen mess which is how I’d describe them, never the less things usually turn out quite tasty so as we made some little chocolate chip cookies this week I thought I’d share the recipe and some pictures of my little ladies getting there bake on! Makes 7Ingredients:2oz caster sugar2oz margarine or butter1 small egg2 oz plain flour 75g chocolate chips couple drops of vanilla extract  Preheat the oven at 180c, grab a baking tray and line with some baking paper. Start by creaming the butter and…

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Baking with children – The truth

Picture this; its a rainy afternoon kids are at home fighting over my little ponies, I need something quick, something easy we can do together. What shall we do? I know lets bake some cakes! Yes that’ll make a good instagram that will be fun! Mini chef  After 5 minutes I’m reminded of why last time I vowed to never bake with them again, forget the recipes and stories you see on pinterest or the beautiful pictures posted on instagram forget the blogger who just love to get there kids in the kitchen this is it – The truth about baking with children.  So we start off…

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