If there’s one recipe that people always ask for from Granny, it’s her Empire Biscuit one! These little gems are so simple & so versatile. You can go all traditional and opt for a Glace Cherry or a Jelly Tot on top, or you can get creative with fondant and top them with any shape you like! We particularly love going all festive with holly sprinkles, just for Santa.Read More
For the past few years I’ve made up little hampers full of hand made foods for friends & family. From chutney & jam to biscuits & cakes, each year I’m always on the look out for tasty new ideas to add to our home made gifts. Alongside Great Granny Coconut Ice I wanted to add another form of sweetie this year and White Chocolate & Cranberry Fudge is just the thing I had in mind!
I’ve always wanted to try making stained glass biscuits and the festive season seemed like the perfect opportunity to indulge my inner child. So drum roll please for these Stained Glass Christmas Biscuits! Granny used to have an array of recipes books which I remember flicking through as a child. In fact, I’m pretty sure she probably still has most of them.Read More
It’s acceptable to start getting excited about Christmas now, right? Well how about a Christmas style recipe that can be enjoyed all year round – that’s definitely ok, yeah? Ok, good. Here I present to you the moistest cupcakes in the best flavour combination you could ever hope for: Terry’s Chocolate Orange cupcakes!
Let’s not deny it; baking with kids can be stressful. We may have the image of happy faces patiently helping you decorate cupcakes but in reality it usually ends up with frustration all around & floury hand prints on your bum! But here at Baking with Granny we don’t just provide you with recipe inspiration to get you baking with your wee ones, we also have the experience & know-how to not only make it bearable but also fun. So here are our top tips for baking with kids.
Our boys love to bake. J in particular loves nothing more than putting on his apron & chef hat to get his hands floury. And for someone who is as much as a perfectionist as me, I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t find baking with toddlers especially easy! So when it comes to recipes I’m always on he look out for something easy but fun and these Melted Snowman biscuits ticks both boxes.
There’s something about gingerbread that just screams Christmas to me. I think it’s a combination of the nostalgia around gingerbread houses and the warm spicy scent that makes me feel all festive at the thought. And this Gingerbread cupcakes recipe is just the remedy for feeding that festive feeling!Read More
There’s two things I think of when I think of my Granny (The Boys Great Granny): endless cups of tea & Coconut Ice. And not the pink & white condensed milk version that seems to come up whenever you search for a recipe. I’m talking about the good old fashioned Scottish sweet shop version with just 3 simple ingredients, boiled in a pot until it “spits at you”!Read More