Sweet Recipes

Traditional Tiffin


Tiffin is a deliciously simple treat from childhood that delights even the sophisticated palette. Yo...Read more »

Festive Chocolate Log

Chocolate log

This is a magical family favourite and actually a lot easier than you think....and SO much better th...Read more »

Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie


This is our family favourite and never been shared before!...Read more »

Staffordshire Oatcakes for all occasions


This is twist on the traditional bacon and cheese filling usually served at breakfast or as a quick ...Read more »

Banana Cake


If you have a 2 or 3 over ripe bananas languishing in your fruit bowl, this is the cake for you! Itâ...Read more »

Gooseberry Fool


This is something from childhood for me. We would go to a pick your own farm and mum would produce t...Read more »

Barlaston Apple Sauce Cake

This is another recipe I found in a Staffordshire recipe book dating back to the Queen’s Silve...Read more »

Keele Biscuits


A local recipe that was given to me...easy, quick & great for an afternoon treat for the kids or...Read more »

Blackberry Whiskey


Wow! You really can’t beat a treat for the Winter and this is a great alternative, or addition, to...Read more »

Lemon Squares


These are brilliant and surprisingly easy. The kids, and big kids alike, love them. Note: they trave...Read more »

Breakfast Pancakes


These are very popular at Simply Staffordshire Towers. Perfect for a Sunday breakfast and best of al...Read more »

Chestnut and Chocolate Pudding


This is simply an ideal Christmas pudding alternative...rich, festive & delicious!...Read more »

Mulled Wine


There is nothing better than creating your own Mulled Wine at Christmas. You can adapt the recipe to...Read more »

Coffee & Walnut Cupcakes


A delicious and perhaps more grown up version of a cupcake. Perfect picnic treat....Read more »



Traditional and timeless...but no less fabulous for that! I still look forward to Pancake Day as it ...Read more »

Coffee and Pecan Cake

coffee and pecan cake

This cake is wonderful enjoyed with a warming cup of hot chocolate after a long autumnal walk with t...Read more »

Party Cakes


Pretty, yummy, easy cakes for all occasions. Top with kids stuff or posh stuff - either way all your...Read more »

Apple & Cinnamon Muffins


These are a variation of a Cranberry Muffin I regularly make and are particulary good, warm at break...Read more »

Damson Gin


This is my best Christmas treat - there is nothing like having a tipple of this beautifully crimson,...Read more »

Peanut Butter Cookies


These are so simple and quick to make but wow are they gorgeous. Why not add chocolate chips for a r...Read more »

Apple Flapjacks


This a variation of the traditional flapjack and a great way to use any glut of apple harvest or ind...Read more »

Family Christmas Cake


This has been passed down our family and it only comes in pounds and ounces, so I have done my best ...Read more »

Shortbread Biscuits


These are delicious and perfect for all tea times or Christmas. Cooked biscuits can be frozen for up...Read more »

Apple Tea Bread

tea bread recipe pic

This tea bread has been made time and again in our house and works well warm with some thick double ...Read more »

Ginger Cake Pudding


This was a happy accident that proved so popular, I thought I would share it! The perfect "make do &...Read more »

Vanilla Cheesecake


This is a family favourite and surprisingly easy. Don’t try to make it low fat - it doeasn’t wor...Read more »

Bakewell Tart Cupcakes


These fabulous cupcakes are courtesy of Simply Scrumptious Cupcakes...our fabulous member offering c...Read more »

White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies


Delicious treat for the family and so quick and easy to make!...Read more »