Dessert

Pistachio & Cream Atayef

Atayef are Middle Eastern pancakes filled with cardamon and rose infused cream. I like to add pistachios and syrup – they’ll not only taste great but also look lovely on a table amongst other desserts. They’re a perfect treat for the month of Ramadan, although you can make them any time of year! Makes 25 […]

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Lemon Cake

This is the ultimate lemon cake recipe! A soft, moist, easy to make and intensely lemony cake topped with a vanilla frosting. To perfect this, I use lots of lemon juice in the batter; top the cake with a generous amount of frosting once it is baked, AND top it with lemon slices and blueberries […]

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Pink Semla Clouds

Semla is a traditional Northern European pastry with a delicious cream filling at the centre. I’ve made a slight twist, by adding rose water! If you know me, you know well enough that I love all things rose water; it features quite a lot in my coffees. This recipe is pretty simple and easy to […]

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Cinnamon Buns

Warm, cinnamon-y and simply delicious. I’ve been making these quite regularly as I go through these very quickly and I’m sure you will too. I love all things cinnamon and these are a hit! They do take a while to prep and make, but the effort is 100% worth it. You can make these gluten-free, […]

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Dessert, Snacks

Caramel Millionaire Bars

If you are a chocolate and caramel fan, then this is a recipe you HAVE to try. Before I began baking and creating healthy sweet treats, I had absolutely no idea how easy making chocolate was. I used to buy these millionaire shortbreads during my childhood and was obsessed with them; the unhealthy versions of course, from […]

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Dessert, Snacks

Salted Cookie Dough Squares

These have to be by far the best bake batch I’ve made! These dough squares are full of flavour; melted chocolate chips at the centre and a bite that melts in the mouth. It’s great for sweet cravings; there is absolutely no compromise in flavour with this recipe. Just a warning, you may or may […]

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Dessert, Snacks

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are a recipe I made to try out a new chocolate brand; Montezumas. Upon making it or the first time, I can say without a doubt, my family loved them! They are also wonderfully simple to make, which is bliss when you’re making big batches. Part of my passion for baking is the […]

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Kunafa Bites

A delicious, traditional Middle-Eastern dessert that is sweet with melted sweet cheese sandwiched between two layers of shredded phyllo dough and soaked in an orange blossom syrup. This dairy-free kunafa is almost just like the traditional dairy version, but healthier for you! How you bake it is completely up to you but I decided to […]

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Saffron Rice Pudding

A delicious authentic Persian/Middle Eastern dessert that is very delicate and light in texture, mild in sweetness and it gets its golden colour from the saffron! It’s usually served this time of year and is garnished typically with with ground cinnamon, rose and pistachios or almonds. For 8 small cups Ingredients: 1 cup jasmine rice […]

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Today I’m sharing a delicious new Carrot Cake Cupcake recipe jam-packed with nutrition and deliciousness! I’m excited to be working with Vega UK to share my Vitamin Stories. A balanced and nutritious diet is so important, but when we’re super busy this can be one of the first things to fall by the wayside. In […]

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