Gingerbread trifle

RECIPE: It might not look pretty, but it tasted amazing! I discovered my husband liked trifle, so I decided to make a version full of Christmas flavours for my family Christmas dinner. With a gingerbread flavour base I looked at the normal components of a trifle and chose my own flavours. I started with a…

Iced Vovo Biscuits

RECIPE: It’s Australia Day tomorrow, so I decided to make an Australian biscuit. The Iced Vovo was invented by Arnott’s (who used to be Australian owned – foreign ownership is now common). While the vanilla biscuit base in Hotly Spiced’s recipe is probably fine, I chose to use one I was familiar with from my…

Chocolate Marshmallow Teacakes

RECIPE: I wanted to try these teacakes after seeing them in a technical challenge on the Great British Bake Off Series 3, set by Paul Hollywood. The recipe is for 7.5cm domes, which I thought was too big so I made a smaller 4cm version. They were fiddly to make, but used ingredients most bakers…