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Raspberry and Pistachio Eclairs

I have very fond memories of éclairs from my childhood. There was a tea and cake shop called ‘The Cafe’ in town, where Miss Courtney’s Tearooms is now for anyone familiar with Killarney. During the summer holidays I used go there with my Mom and our neighbour Hannah after we had finished our shopping (Thursday was always shopping day!) We would order a stand full of all sorts …

Banoffee Pie

If you’re a major Great British Bake Off fan like me then you are experiencing a wide range of positive emotions – excitement, joy and generally extra smiliness! I really do love it, it makes me so happy to watch it! Roll on 8pm! With the bake off back tonight I thought it apt to share my latest recipe with you today.

Equality Cookies

If you are reading this in Ireland you will of course be aware of the marriage equality referendum that is happening today. I really really wish I was among the thousands of emigrants that have returned to Ireland to cast a yes vote but alas I am sitting here in my kitchen in London. I’ve made some equality cookies to show my support from across …

Birthday Cake… with sprinkles!

How pretty are these confetti sprinkles?! I love them so much that I keep the container on my desk! They took centre stage in the cake that I made on Friday for my friend Elaine’s birthday. It’s a really straight forward cake to make and you can make it your own by adding some different flavours such as vanilla or lemon if you wish.

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

I’m back to baking after over a months break and it’s good to be back with a whisk in my hand again! Its the time of year when blueberries are on special offer in the shops so I thought it was a good time to share a recipe that I developed last year. I especially love the crumble topping on these muffins, they are quite moreish …