Day 14 ‘Chocolate Orange Truffles’

‘It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere I go…’ M. Bublé is singing on the radio… Well, it usually starts right after Halloween; glowing pumpkins, cobwebs and spiders disappear from all the porches and stores as if by wave of a magic wand. Christmas trees spring out overnight in the city and out of a sudden we can see signs of festive period … Continue reading Day 14 ‘Chocolate Orange Truffles’

Day 13 ‘Carrot Cupcakes’

Christmas encourage us to find more time for family gatherings and overdue catch-ups with friends. I bet your calendar is bursting in seems at this time of year. That’s the part of December celebrations that I look forward to the most, I guess. This, or dumplings… both are eagerly awaited. Hard to decide, sorry guys! 😉 Thing is, if you go to visit someone it’s … Continue reading Day 13 ‘Carrot Cupcakes’

Day 11 ‘Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips’

After yesterday’s failure I felt like treating my family to something delicious but not too fancy. A cake that can be done in one bowl, bakes in 45 minutes and you truly enjoy every single bite of. Also, knowing that we must have already consumed few kilograms of sugar, between now and 1st day of the challenge, I thought of using slightly different sweetening agent … Continue reading Day 11 ‘Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips’

Day 8 ‘Peanut Butter Cheesecake’

I live with a Cookie Monster under one roof. Not the ordinary one though. Chocolate chip cookies are on the list of favourites but to make him go ‘om nom nom nom’ you need a bit more than that. Peanut butter on the other hand, always draws his attention. Whether it’s peanut butter chocolate bar or peanut butter Kellogg’s clusters in disguise of nutritive granola. … Continue reading Day 8 ‘Peanut Butter Cheesecake’

Day 5 ‘Gingerbread Cookies’

I have a soft spot for gingerbread, in any shape or form. I think within all the staple Christmas bakes this is the one that makes this festive period truly magical. The mix of perfectly balanced flavours; warming ginger and cloves, as well as fragrant cinnamon make your palate know that Christmas is finally here! Not mentioning about wonderful smell filling your home to the … Continue reading Day 5 ‘Gingerbread Cookies’