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Gingerbread house

For the past two Christmases and for Halloween last year, I’ve baked, assembled and decorated a gingerbread house. I’d like to share my go to gingerbread house recipe. You will need Pinch of Salt ½ cup Syrup ¼ cup Butter ¼ tsp Baking Powder 2 tsp Cinnamon 2 tsp Nutmeg 3 tsp Ginger 1 cup Dark Brown Sugar 1 Egg 3 cups Plain Flour Royal Icing in a piping bag Various sweets Method Beat together the brown sugar, eggs, butter and syrup. Add the dry ingredients and mix well to form a tick dough. Wrap in cling film and put Read More…

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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming – It’s definitely getting colder lately! The clocks went back last weekend (27th October) in the UK, so the days are shorter and it’s getting darker a lot earlier. 🙁 The thing I love about this time of year though is how colourful it is! Leaves changing colour, dropping from trees and going ‘crunch’ under foot. 🙂 I also love Halloween and fireworks! What I’m not loving is how Christmas seemed to start back in September this year! Haha. I don’t think about the ‘C’ word until after Halloween is over. This Halloween was spent, as previous Read More…