Wednesday, October 26

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavender Shortbread Cookies


225g/2 sticks/8oz butter, at room temp

100g/4oz natural cane sugar, plus a little extra for sprinkling

325g/12 oz flour

pinch salt
1Tbsp dried lavender buds


1.• Heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Beat together the butter and sugar until creamy. Add the flour, salt and lavender and mix until combined.
2.• Bring together into a ball with your hands and shape into a flat disk. Cover and chill for at least 20 minutes.
3.• Once chilled roll out the dough so that it’s 3/4cm/1/4 inch thick. Cut out into small rounds (mine are 2 1/2 inches) and place spaced out on baking trays. Sprinkle with a little extra sugar.
4.• Bake for 10-12 minutes or until they feel sandy on top and have the slightest hint of colour on the edges. Allow to cool on the tray.

Friday, October 21

Carrot Cake

This in my opinion is the best carrot cake recipe, i make it often and never had a complaint yet...recipe HERE