Bakes & Treats — homemade

Rooibos Millionaire's Shortbread

Rooibos Millionaire's Shortbread

We have teamed up with the amazing @kateveggiedesserts to bring you this rooibos tea infused shortbread i.e. heaven. It brings together a biscuit shortbread base, with a rooibos tea infused caramel & topped with melted chocolate. Take a look at her website for more creative recipes! Ingredients for the Millionaire's Shortbread For the shortbread 200g butter (softened) 100g caster sugar 2 tsp loose leaf rooibos tea (rub it between your palms if the leaves are large) 285g plain flour For the rooibos caramel 1 x 400g can condensed milk 3 tbsp loose leaf rooibos tea 115g butter 115g caster sugar 2 tbsp golden...

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Chamomile Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream

Chamomile Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream

We partnered with our pals over at About Time Magazine, for a special week dedicated to tea. We’re a sucker for a brew, but there’s more to the humble tea leaf than just drinking a cuppa. The amazing Kate Hackworthy from Veggie Desserts got to work on our whole chamomile flowers. Kate says: I'm a journalist, author and award-winning UK food blogger. I love to create vegetarian and vegan recipes, plus my creative vegetable desserts! I’ll show you how to eat your veggies at every meal. Ready, set, bake: Our whole chamomile flowers come from Egypt, where they are hand-picked & transported to us here in the UK. Did you know...

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Cinnamon & Vanilla Black Tea Infused Ice-Cream

Cinnamon & Vanilla Black Tea Infused Ice-Cream

Ice-cream? Tea? We're sold. Christina (@addictedtodates) has created something VERY exciting for us, in the form of ice-cream & tea, our two favourite things. This creamy ice-cream is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon and has a delicate hint of black tea. It's perfect for serving in a waffle cone or topped with a cheeky helping of chocolate sauce. It's dairy free, gluten free and vegan. Ingredients: - 1 cup cashews (soaked for 6 hours and rinsed) - 3/4 cup maple syrup - 2 X We Are Tea Ceylon Vanilla teabags - 150ml hot water -1 can thick full fat coconut milk (refrigerated...

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Chocolate & Mint Avocado Ice Lollies

Chocolate & Mint Avocado Ice Lollies

Elisa (@happyskinkitchen) has worked her magic once more on these ice lollies that will induce serious dessert envy. Read on to see the full recipe.. These are one of my favourite summer treats. I just love making my own ice lollies, they are so easy to make, much healthier than the shop bought ones and you can really experiment with different flavour combinations. I love the contrast of the freshness of the mint with the richness of the cacao. For the mint layer I have used avocado and coconut milk which creates the creamiest consistency. They are totally delicious as...

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