Homemade ice cream cornet S’mores (no BBQ needed)….

Homemade ice cream cornet S'mores (no BBQ needed)....

I've never tried a real S'more but I know that I like the idea of them and after attempting to make our own oven baked S'mores last year we've been trying to perfect our own version. We've been making them in ice cream cornets recently, the ones with the flat bottom. I usually just fill a cornet with marshmallows and chocolate chips (or buttons), wrap them in foil and pop them in the oven on a low heat for 10 minutes. They're delicious with all the gooey marshallow and melted chocolate mixing together for a perfect treat for the kids. But the other day I'd ran out of foil and Miss … [Read more...]

Homemade Nandos spicy rice recipe….

Homemade Nandos Spicy Rice

With an ever-improving-but-still-fussy-eater like Master Frugal to think about, eating out can sometimes be a bit of a challenge but one place he does love is Nandos.  Since the first time we visited as a pre-cinema treat, Nandos has been his favourite place to eat and rather surprisingly, the Nandos spicy rice is his favourite dish on the menu. We enjoy going as a treat but don't go regularly because it can work our quite costly for the four of us but we do have a great alternative to a meal out at Nandos - we have our own homemade Nandos style tea including our very own version of Nandos … [Read more...]

Homemade Mint Lemonade….

Homemade Mint Lemonade

Miss Frugal made me some homemade mint lemonade last week and it was absolutely delicious! We're going to try and make it again next week but using honey instead of sugar so I'll let you know how we get on with that if it's a success. Homemade Mint Lemonade 5 Lemons 75ml boiling water 75g Sugar About a litre cold water Fresh mint to taste Squeeze as much juice as you can from your lemons and strain it so there's no pips or bits in it. In the meantime, pour the boiling water over the sugar in a jug and stir quickly until all of the sugar has dissolved. Pour your strained … [Read more...]

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...]