Slow Cooker Toffee Apple Cake

Slow Cooker Toffee Apple Cake

This delicious Slow Cooker Toffee Apple Cake is made in just 3 hours and by turning it upside down once cooked, gives the cake its sticky toffee topping. Perfect served as a dessert or just with a cuppa.
Slow Cooker Toffee Apple Cake

Making a cake in a slow cooker is so easy to do. I love being able to cook a dessert while my oven is in use. A few weeks ago I was give some eating apples, and wanted to use some in a pudding one Sunday. I decided to make a Slow Cooker Toffee Apple Cake and it was so delicious that I am going to share the recipe with you.

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Slow Cooker Blueberry, Lemon & Ginger Cake

Slow Cooker Blueberry, Lemon & Ginger Cake

This delicious Slow Cooker Blueberry, Lemon & Ginger Cake is made in the slow cooker / crock pot in just 3 hours.

Since I tried making my first cake in a slow cooker earlier this year, I have been keen to try out some new recipes. Earlier in the week, I had some blueberries that needed eating up and seeing as though I was off on a play date the next day I thought a cake would make use of the fruit. Finding a jar of opened lemon curd inside my fridge, it seemed only fitting to make a Slow Cooker Blueberry, Lemon & Ginger Cake. Read More

Slow Cooker Mars Bar and Banana Cake

Slow Cooker Mars Bar and Banana Cake

This delicious Slow Cooker Mars Bar and Banana Cake is made in a slow cooker / crock pot and makes a perfect pudding served with ice cream or custard, or eaten alongside a cuppa.
Slow Cooker Mars Bar and Banana Cake

Until recently, I had never made a cake in my slow cooker before. My first attempt was a Slow Cooker Chocolate Orange Cake which turned out so well, that I thought I would have another attempt. Therefore, I used up some ripe bananas and created a Slow Cooker Mars Bar and Banana Cake one Sunday afternoon. 

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Smoky Barbecue Pulled Beef Chilli Filled Tortilla Bowls

Smoky Barbecue Pulled Beef Chilli Filled Tortilla Bowls

These tortilla bowls filled with Smokey Barbecue Pulled Beef Chilli featuring Newman’s Own Original Sticky BBQ Sauce are perfect for a mid-week family meal that is fun to eat, tasty and nutritious too. 
Smoky Barbecue Pulled Beef Chilli Filled Tortilla Bowls

During the week, my time is precious as it seems that there is always something happening, always a job to do and I find that I’m always in a rush! With the kids at school, a part time job, my PTA volunteering, my blog, trying to keep on top of the household chores, after school clubs, homework and a puppy to contend with, it can be hard to fit everything in and prepare a meal for the family that is nutritious and homemade. However, where possible I do like to make meals from scratch and one way I find I can achieve this is to use my slow cooker, which allows me to get on with life while it cooks food for me, albeit with a little preparation at the start.

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Cauliflower Chilli Con Carne

Cauliflower Chilli Con Carne

Cauliflower Chilli Con Carne is a delicious veggie chilli con carne which uses cauliflower and lentils in place of meat or a meat substitute such as Quorn mince. It was made in a slow cooker which helps cook the vegetables and lentils to perfection. 

With the over indulgence of Easter now behind us (although it was a lot of tasty fun while it lasted!), I thought I would go with a healthy cake free recipe for a change this week. 

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