Divine Chocolate Fudge Cake Pudding….

Amazing Chocolate Fudge Cale

Chocolate Fudge Cake Pudding 130g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 135 sugar 6 tbsp cocoa 120ml milk 2 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp vanilla essence 135g soft brown sugar Mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and 2 tablespoons of the cocoa powder. Add in the milk, melted butter and vanilla. Mix it until it’s smooth and then pour into a lightly greased baking dish. Next you need to mix together the remaining cocoa powder and the brown sugar and just sprinkle it over the mixture in the dish. Over the top of the mixture, you then need to pour … [Read more...]

Jack Daniels Jelly Shots….

Jack Daniels and coke jelly shots

When I was tidying my kitchen cupboards last weekend (in my defence, I was too ill to go out but well enough to be bored) and I found some cola flavoured jelly that I bought from Morrisons last Summer. I decided to make it up as a treat for the kids for after tea but as I boiled the kettle, I spied the hardly touched bottle of Jack Daniels that had been sitting on the shelf untouched since Christmas. I'm sure you can tell what's coming here.... I made up the jelly following the instructions but didn't add as much boiling water as I was supposed to - I think I left out about 150ml … [Read more...]

Garlic and Lemon Chicken and 10 other super easy ‘dump’ recipe ideas {Batch Cooking} {Slow Cooker}….

featured Garlic and Lemon Chicken and 10 other super easy 'dump' meal ideas....

Do you have any idea what a 'dump' recipe is? I didn't until I started researching batch cooking recipes but now, thanks to Pinterest, I can tell you that a dump recipe is a recipe that you put together in a zip-lock bag (or other container) and put in the freezer before cooking. You then get it out the night before you're ready to cook it so it's defrosted in time for when you're ready to cook it and because you've already prepared the ingredients, you don't have to do anything else other then cook it either in the slow cooker or in the oven. Lemon and Garlic Chicken 'Dump' Recipe 3 … [Read more...]

Five Ingredient Five Minute Chilli {Slimming World} {Slow Cooker} {Batch Cooking}….


It's no secret that I prefer easy, simple to prepare recipes when I'm cooking.  Mainly because I seem to have very little time spare to spend in the kitchen but also because I'm a little bit lacking in the necessary kitchen skills needed to cope with complicated recipes (by complicated, I mean anything that involves more than two pans ;-)). This probably explains the love I have for my slow cooker - I get to throw everything in, give it a mix and then leave it for most of the day before serving a delicious home cooked meal. My recipe for chilli is a great example of how easy it it to … [Read more...]