Cactus Cupcakes

Notes of Nutmeg – Cactus Cupcake Recipe

Summer is almost here! It’s the time of year that we’re looking for new activities to keep us busy whilst we enjoy the good weather.  Last summer, I decided to take up cacti collecting. I loved trawling round garden centres and flower shows to find the new addition to my little cactus plant family.  Some of the real …

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Royal Wedding Cake

Notes of Nutmeg – Royal Wedding Cake

CREATE A RECIPE READY FOR ROYALTY With the birth of the adorable Prince Louis and the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the British Royal Family is having a very exciting year. I personally love a royal wedding. I love the grandeur and majesty but most of all, I love the excuse to …

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Easter Cake Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Easter Cake Recipe

CHOCOLATE EGG PIÑATA CAKE   Spring is finally here, and that means it is time to enjoy the Easter celebrations. For me, Easter has always been a day to celebrate new beginnings with my family and gorge on as much chocolate as possible. I especially loved Easter as a kid. My mum would set up …

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Mother's Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Mother’s Day Recipe

 MOTHER’S DAY CREAM TEA TREATS    With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to don the thinking caps to come up with a way to make the mothers in your life feel special and appreciated. I remember when my brother and I were small, my dad would sometimes struggle to think of ways to …

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Valentine's Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Valentine’s Day Recipe

Show off your sweet side!   Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite holidays. Although it gets perceived as tacky and commercial, it is a great opportunity to celebrate love with the special people in your life. I’ve always found that the best way to show someone you care is to make them something heartfelt. …

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Pancake Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Pancake Day Recipes

Pancake Day 3 Ways:   Yes! Pancake Day is here! Who doesn’t love a day where you can get away with eating pancakes for all three meals?   Here in the UK, it’s a tradition that goes back many generations. On Shrove Tuesday, pancakes are made to use up the sugar and eggs in the …

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Crème Egg Crispy Cakes

Crème Egg Crispy Cakes

 With Easter just around the corner, any party or Easter Egg hunt would be incomplete without these easy and fun-to-make treats. Inspired by the humble crème egg, these are great for anyone with a sweet tooth. The white of the egg is made from marshmallow fluff; this is an American marshmallow-y spread which you can …

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Try my ‘Brookie’

  What do you get if you cross a brownie with a cookie? Imagine the richest brownie you’ve ever tasted. Now top it with a delicious soft-baked cookie. Welcome to the beautiful world of the brookie. A friend introduced me to this amazing recipe which combines two of the world’s yummiest bakes into one beautiful …

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Choc-Chip Banana Cupcakes

Choc-Chip Banana Cupcakes

Okay, so I LOVE banana cake. I can confidently say that choc chip banana loaf is my all-time favourite and these cupcakes are a really cute alternative! I wasn’t sure of the recipe at first because the cupcakes on their own are very sweet but with the dark, smooth, slightly bitter ganache on top, it …

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