Fudgey oreo brownies

I changed up a previous brownie recipe to make these (originally based on this excellent recipe from inspiredtaste.net) – with the addition of a layer of whole oreo biscuits AS WELL AS crumbled oreo pieces atop a substantial layer of frosting, these are even more delectable! I love this recipe as it uses cocoa powder instead […]

Sourdough marbled brioche

This is a braided sourdough brioche with marbled cocoa layers. This is similar to the recipe I adapted for the sourdough brioche couronne, except it has added sugar and some cocoa powder to get that marbling effect.  I have made this twice before – sadly the first time I made it I dropped it on the floor right after […]

Pumpkin and cocoa marbled cupcakes

This recipe was adapted from this page – I changed the quantities from cups to grams, added cocoa to create the marbled effect. changed some of the spice quantities and baked it in cupcake form rather than as a loaf…. So it’s pretty different now. Nowadays, it’s not often that I bake cake – I have evolved […]

Cranberry, Plum & Cocoa Tree Bread

      Treelicious bread! Yes that’s right – a tree (and a ‘treet’) in every slice! And it’s true that good things come in trees. Such as cranberries and hazelnuts and lovely soft dough; well, at least that’s what this tree contains :). Overall, I was pretty pleased with these, and they were rather […]

Shortbread Tea Party

I made teabag and teaspoon shortbread biscuits, and some cocoa shortbread spirals with the leftover dough. I’ve seen these teabag biscuits all over google images (my favourite source of baking inspiration) and had to give it a go. I made some teaspoons too as I thought that would be appropriate given the theme. It’s made […]

Sourdough chocolate and hazelnut couronne

                This is my attempt at a sourdough version of the couronne recipe from here, see my previous post for a peanut and raisin yeast version.   To convert the recipe I used about 150g of sourdough starter which should have a similar rising potential as 7g yeast. […]