• Dessert

    Easy Lemon Curd

    I do like Lemon Curd. It’s great on scones, or pavlova, or spread over a biscuit, or eaten straight from the jar with a spoon. And if I find myself with leftover egg yolks, then it’s often what I’ll make…

  • Dessert

    Irish Cream Crème Brûlée

    I do love a Crème Brûlée. Definitely one of my favorite desserts. The rich, creamy custard topped with that sweet crack of torched sugar on top. However, I do often find crème brûlées to be a little too sweet for…

  • Dessert,  Traybakes

    Spiced Apple and Cranberry Bars

    Autumn is here and my thoughts turn to apple picking and then to baking something with all the apples we pick. And these Spiced Apple and Cranberry Bars are the perfect traybake for the season. Stewed apples and cranberries with…

  • Chocolate pie topped with whipped cream

    No-Bake Chocolate Mallow Pie

    You might look at this pie and think that I’ve strayed from my usual, easy, traybake recipes. But this No-Bake Chocolate Mallow Pie is essentially a traybake disguised as a tart. It’s a simple Digestive/Graham Cracker base topped with melted…

  • Lemon Cheesecake Bar on a plate
    Dessert,  No-Bake Traybakes

    No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Bars

    No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Bars. This is a proper, old-school, retro recipe. It’s made with cream cheese, evaporated milk and lemon jelly (or jello, for my US readers). With some fresh lemon zest and juice for an additional citrus zing. But,…

  • Christmas Pudding ice cream and an ice cream scoop
    Christmas,  Dessert

    Iced Christmas Pudding

    We’re feeling very festive here in the Traybakes’ household. Little Miss Traybakes decorated our Christmas tree a couple of weeks ago. We’ve already had a few snowfalls. And our mission to introduce mince pies to the Americans continues. It’s mostly been…