• Vegan cinnamon swirls

    Vegan Cinnamon Swirls a la Shortbread Style

    When I was tasked to bake something for the work bake-off I had no idea what to make at first. As we have two members in our team who are vegan, I knew I wanted to bake something which they too can eat. Twitter is great when in need of help and through it I discovered Vegan Richa. I had a quick brows through her cake and cookie recipes and was instantly draw not to these vegan cinnamon swirls a la shortbread style. Cinnamon swirls are very popular in Sweden and shortbread in England so I thought it would be the perfect combination seeing I’m now Swenglish (Swedish + English).…

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    Biscuit Baking with JD Williams Stand Mixer

    I love baking but it takes up a lot of time. I prefer baking over cooking as I find it easier to follow a recipe over adding whatever ingredients and amount of it you fancy. Now that I’ve got myself a fancy JD Williams stand mixer* my baking will be easier and hopefully take less time. Over the weekend just gone, I took it for a spin, making citrus biscuits. JD Williams Stand Mixer This is the perfect size stand mixer and it’s so sleek looking so I can have it on display in the kitchen all the time. I don’t have a choice really as I don’t have much…

  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Did you know that last month was Peanut Butter Lovers month? I had no idea, even though I love peanut butter, until Innovative Bites* got in touch and said they’d like to treat me to a couple of samples. Oh boy, was there a lot of samples and I found myself wondering what to do with it all. I thought the best way to use a lot in one go was to bake so I made Peanut Chocolate Chip Cookies with the Peanut Butter Chocolate bars. It’s a really simple recipe, I simply used this from BBC Good Food and swapped the dark chocolate for milk chocolate bars filled with…

  • Pannacotta Recipe

    Easter Pannacotta Recipe

    Pannacotta is one of the easiest desserts to make, you just need a lot of patience. My friend mentioned that she made an even easier pannacotta for New Year’s Eve, that I wanted to try. I thought it would be perfect for Easter so I’m calling it Easter Pannacotta. I know it’s a while still till Easter but it’ll be around sooner than we know so why not plan ahead already for nice treats to make. Easter Pannacotta Recipe This pannacotta recipe is so simple, all you need is two ingredients; double cream and ‘Ahlgrens Bilar’. Ahlgrens Bilar are Swedish sweets, one of the bets kind. I buy mine at…

  • Blogmas day 15

    Lussekatter – Swedish Christmas Buns | Blogmas #15

    As part of the Lucia tradition we (Swedish people) also make special Christmas buns called ‘Lussekatter’ as they have the shape of cats? They are famous for their shape and yellow colour (from the saffron) which makes them easy to spot from afar. My mum was nice enough to send me some saffron from and the recipe from Sweden so that I could make some this year. I thought I’d share the recipe with you. What you need to make ‘Lussekatter’ (16) 63 gram butter 2 sachets of saffron 2.25 dl milk 0.75 dl sugar 6 gram dried yeast 1/4 tsp salt 7.5 dl flour How to make ‘Lussekatter’ Make sure…