No Bake White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheesecake

No Bake White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheesecake // www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

No Bake White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheesecake - A delicious no bake cheesecake, with a digestive and amaretti biscuit base and a smooth, creamy white chocolate and amaretto filling, decorated with raspberries and almonds! This time last year we were on our honeymoon in Venice. We could only squeeze in a four day trip before we needed to be back at work so we  decided on a short European city break. I was a bit worried before we went that it would be too short, or it just wouldn't feel ...

Lemon Drizzle Layer Cake {for our 1st wedding anniversary!}

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 Lemon Drizzle Layer Cake - Three layers of fluffy, tender lemon sponge, drizzled over with lemon syrup, and filled with lemon curd and buttercream. A true summer celebration cake! On Sunday Andy and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary. I can't believe its been a whole year since our wedding day! We celebrated with dinner at a Thai restaurant on Saturday night, then Sunday we barbecued in the garden with family. We sat around the fire pit sipping on drinks, much like we did on the 6th ...

Pear and Pecan Treacle Tart

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Pear and Pecan Treacle Tart - A crisp, melt in the mouth pastry case, filled with a delicious golden syrup and pear filling, and topped with pecans. A temptingly nostalgic treat! After our move back from Hong Kong we're spending the summer at my Mum's house, my childhood home. Andy's starts his new teaching job in September, and we'll be moving to East London later this month, but while the paperworks gets sorted on the flat we'll moving into, we're back home. It's a full house at the moment. ...

Milky Bar Blondies

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  Milky Bar Blondies - Deliciously squidgy Milky Bar blondies, packed full of giant Milky Bar buttons. A Milky Bar lover's dream! My little nephew James has just turned 4 months old, and he's at the amazing baby stage where he's really starting to get interested in the world. He's smiling at his favourite pages in books, grabbing at toys and furiously gumming on them, and giggling in the most adorable way you could imagine. My Mum's got a spotty table cloth on her kitchen table, and he's ...

Lemon, Blackberry and Olive Oil Cake

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Lemon, Blackberry and Olive Oil Cake - A light, fresh and summery cake, made with olive oil and blackberries, and topped with a mascarpone cream. A delicious dessert for summer! Every time I leave the house at the moment I've got my eyes firmly fixed on the hedgerows. I'm eagerly awaiting the arrival of this year's crop of blackberries, with plans to bubble up jars of bramble jelly, bake some blackberry crumbles, and freeze a few punnets to make blackberry and apple pie with when the apples are ...

Chicken Tandoori Wraps with Bombay Potatoes

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Chicken Tandoori Wraps - Delicious wraps loaded with tender tandoori chicken, served with a zingy lime salad and accompanied by bombay potatoes. A quick and tasty supper! When it comes to cakes and sweet treats I've always got new ideas in my head. I make lists on my phone of recipes I want to try out, spend hours on Pinterest creating boards of inspiration, and most of my saved posts on Instagram are of cakes I'd like to recreate myself. When it comes to dinners though, I have to admit I'm a ...

Strawberry Cupcakes

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 Strawberry Cupcakes - Fluffy vanilla cupcakes filled with freeze dried strawberries and strawberry jam, and topped with vanilla buttercream and fresh strawberries. Perfect for Wimbledon! There are few things that scream British summer as much as the Wimbledon fortnight. Last week me and Andy were lucky enough to spend the day at Wimbledon. We arrived in time for the gates opening, and spent the morning wandering around the grounds. What you don't really see when you're watching on TV is just ...

Peanut Butter KitKat Cupcakes

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Peanut Butter KitKat Cupcakes - Rich chocolate cupcakes with a creamy peanut butter centre, topped with chocolate buttercream and peanut butter KitKat bites I can't remember the last time I made cupcakes! I have a strange suspicion I haven't made even a single batch this year. Obviously this is something I need to change, because few things can be better than biting into a freshly baked fluffy cupcake, topped with plenty of smooth and creamy buttercream. Make that cupcake chocolate, and of ...

Toffee Crisp Rocky Road

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Toffee Crisp Rocky Road - Biscuit, marshmallows and chunks of Toffee Crisp all covered in creamy chocolate. A delicious quick and easy no bake treat! Until very recently I hadn't a Toffee Crisp in years, which is crazy considering they were one of my absolute favourite chocolate bars growing up. After we'd go swimming as children we were sometimes allowed to choose a chocolate bar from the sports centre vending machine, the ultimate treat! There were few things quite as exciting as putting ...

No Bake White Chocolate Mojito Cheesecake

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No Bake White Chocolate Mojito Cheesecake - A buttery ginger biscuit base, topped with a smooth creamy white chocolate cheesecake flavoured with lime and rum, and finished with a boozy mint cream. The perfect summer dessert! In March my little nephew James was born. I may be slightly biased, but he really is the most gorgeous little man. He has us all completely smitten and utterly in love. He's the first baby in the family, meaning Sunday was my brother's first Father's Day. With the weather ...