We love Christmas and long, lazy breakfasts, so why not combine the two with this seasonal take on a national favourite? Drink with your morning coffee, or a mug of froothy hot chocolate… For a teatime treat, top the cooled muffins with vanilla frosting and pieces of marron glacé.
Inspired by summer days, these über-fashionable cakes are made with fresh strawberries and cream. As they are self-contained, they are great for eating alongside craft projects that require clean fingers on a girls’ night in. Now its autumn, we think they’d work very well with blackberries too.
Hang these rabbit, egg and chick biscuits on a few branches of spring blossom for an instant edible display. Children will enjoy baking and decorating these delicious biscuits by Fiona Cairns… and not a chocolate egg in sight! They’d go down very well at any Easter party.
This chocolate and malt tart recipe from chef Simon Hulstone produces a smooth and decadent dessert. It is an ideal way to finish a dinner party (you might perhaps leave some for the kids too). The secret is to use the best chocolate you can get, while the Horlicks gives the tart a lovely malty flavour.
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