Buttery Scones

Our favourite afternoon snack is a batch of these scones served with jam and lightly sweetened whipped cream (or clotted cream). I usually make a double batch and freeze the extra scones. They can be placed in the oven frozen and bake up wonderfully, though you may need to add an extra minute or two… Continue reading Buttery Scones

Strawberry Balsamic Brownies

Happy Valentine’s Day! Its a day all about love chocolate and to celebrate I made my ooeyist, gooeyist, chewiest brownies with a strawberry twist. Instead of infused olive oil, I used strawberry balsamic vinegar and topped with red, white, and pink sprinkles. And just like cookies, these brownies can also take a sprinkle of sea… Continue reading Strawberry Balsamic Brownies

No Churn Lavender Ice Cream

No Churn Lavender Ice Cream is a simple and delicious way to make use of the lavender that grows a bit wild on the side of our house. There are only a few ingredients and a few steps, no ice cream maker needed. Ingredients: 1/2 cup fresh lavender flowers 2 cups whipping cream 1 can… Continue reading No Churn Lavender Ice Cream

No Churn Lemon Ice Cream

I absolutely refuse to buy an ice cream maker, there’s no room in the cupboards, and even if there were the results of this no churn recipe are so good that I would never use it. I came across this recipe last year and it’s simple, delicious, and easy to tweak. Lemon lavender ice cream?… Continue reading No Churn Lemon Ice Cream

Rainbow Birthday Cake

I made this cake for a fourth birthday party and it was a hit with the birthday girl, months late we are still talking about it. It took a few hours to complete as I don’t have six cake pans of the same size, so I had to wash between bakes. Because the cake was… Continue reading Rainbow Birthday Cake