GBBO Final

Hello! For those of you who watch The Great British Bake Off, you will know that the final of this series is next Tuesday! I am hugely excited! I have been watching the show since 2013, and even with the loss of Mary, Sue and Mel, I still love the show. I love how it becomes a weekly routine  and it is such a cosy show, I often grab a tea and a little treat, light a candle and grab a blanket! This year has been so lovely, I think this is partly because this year all the bakers where … Continue reading GBBO Final

Healthy Victoria Sponge Cake

Happy Weekend! I think you guys enjoyed my last post about Peanut Butter Chocolate cupcakes from my Natural baking recipe book, so I though I’d show you the recipe to a Victoria sponge cake which I made earlier in the Summer. It is so delicious that you could barely guess that it is healthy! Here are the ingredients: 150g softened butter 80g coconut sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 3 eggs zest of 1/2 an orange 3 and a half tbsp milk 150g Spelt flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt For the filling: 75g fresh raspberries 1.5 tsp coconut … Continue reading Healthy Victoria Sponge Cake

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Hello! So, I generally like to stay away from refined sugar. Now I do have days of weakness when someones baked a cake and I just give in, but at home when I bake for myself I like to go refined sugar free. Last month, I got given a natural cookbook which is called Natural Baking it is all about baking slightly healthier. I saw this recipe for Chocolate cupcakes and decided to make it! Here is the recipe: (makes 12 muffins) Ingredients – 2 tsp cider vinegar. 200ml non dairy milk 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 60g coconut oil (melted) 320g slept … Continue reading Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Healthy, sugar and gluten free and vegan, Samoas!

Hi everyone! So as some of you may know, my diet is a refined sugar free one and I love to try out new recipes that fit this as I still have an extremely sweet tooth! I am a huge lover of coconut and chocolate and when I used to live in the States theSamoa was easily my favourite Girl Scout cookie so when I saw a healthy version of them on Pinterest, I knew I had to try them out! Ingredients (for around 5 small cookies) 1/2 cup dates (Any ind but Medjool work the best) 1/2 cup of … Continue reading Healthy, sugar and gluten free and vegan, Samoas!

Harry Potter Snow Scene Cupcakes

Hi everyone! Before I start this post, I’m thinking about doing a Harry Potter Q&A, so if you have any questions either leave them in the comments below or email them to me: Autumnleavesandaspringbreeze@yahoo.com. Now on with the post! So a few days ago I decided to make some Harry Potter themed cupcakes and ended up with these snow scene cupcakes.   I simply made some quick and easy vanilla cupcakes with buttercream icing using this recipe. I then iced the cupcakes with a simple nozzle and started to decorate. I made the chocolate decorations by printing out some pictures of the … Continue reading Harry Potter Snow Scene Cupcakes