christmas eve – gingerbread biscuits

I am not a big lover of ginger, but at Christmas time I feel like we all need to bake a batch or 2 of gingerbread biscuits. I love making gingerbread biscuits, you can get creative with the shapes you use and really go

when life gives you lemons

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, lemon cake. I havent baked anything in what feels like forever. I’ve been on a bit of a downer and baking just seemed like too much of an effort. I suppose life gets like that sometimes. The things you enjoy doing the most, seem…

a slice of pie..

It’s pie season. I repeat, it’s pie season. Pie is something I would never choose off a menu at a restaurant or from a bakery. I always thinks there are so many better things you could have instead, but nothing can beat making pie at home. There’s something so comforting and homely about the smell…

Rainbow Cake – Same Sex Marriage.

[UPDATE: YAYYY ! So happy that marriage equality has been achieved in Ireland ! So proud to be Irish and to have contributed in a small way in the changing of Ireland for the better! <3] If you came here just for a rainbow cake recipe, then a rainbow cake recipe you will get! It’s…

spring time – carrot cake.

Spring has finally sprung in Ireland.. Well kind of! But hey, the daffodils are out and the sun is shining (although it is still SUPER COLD). One cake that always takes me to a sunny day is carrot cake.. It has spring written all over it. Carrot Cake is definitely one of my favourite cakes…