Tipsy’s Christmas Fruit Cake

Our Instafriends, @sunnymals requested this recipe, so here it it.  It’s been taken from Delia – who else – but we’ve changed it a bit here and there because we don’t like some things like glacé cherries or candied peel (but you can add these if you do), and we do like brandy (so we added lots more of this).  …

Tipsy’s Pepparkakor: Ginger (highly snappy) snaps

Feeling well and truly in the festive mood, and having been inspired by our friend @ginger_ned’s great piece in the Christmas issue of Pets’ Mews, a couple of aunts, and a recent trip to a certain Scandi DIY store, Tipsy decided to try her paw at a bit of gingery baking and got me to search out a recipe for …

Pets’ Mewspaper: Issue 4 – Halloween

–  Knock Knock –  Who’s there? –  Hallo –  Hallo-who? –  No, Halloween! Heheheheh, it’s a Halloween special issue this month, and it’s super-duper full! So take a break from carving the pumpkin or turnip Jack-o’-lanterns, and get reading now. issue-4 Lots of love, Tipsy Cat xxx

Eastern Stars

This was a recipe my Little Pet invented over 15 years ago at secondary school for a Year 8 cookbook.  It was really easy to make then, and we were happy to discover, it is still really easy to make and very delummy. Ingredients 10g cooking chocolate 85g cocoa (or drinking chocolate if you don’t want it sooooo cocoa-ie) 85g …

Yummy Manor House / Countryish Cake

Ingredients 140 g (5 oz) self raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder (we made sure it was really level, because we were thinking of Mary Berry watching us in our imaginary tent). 115 g (4 oz) light soft brown sugar (although, my Little Pet used dark, and actually, it was fine) 2 eggs, beaten (we like using Waitbose* Intelligent Eggs, …