Pumpkin, Ginger and Orange Traybake

Halloween Pumpkin, Ginger and Orange Traybake by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

An easy seasonal bake full of warmth and flavour, topped with fluffy citrus cream cheese frosting it’s hard to stop at one slice. You can use the flesh of pumpkin or butternut squash, with the overall texture being very similar to carrot cake. I put this treat together for a local coffee morning my friend was […]

Toffee Apple Cupcakes

Toffee Apple Cupcakes by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

Apple and cinnamon cupcakes topped with lashings of toffee frosting drizzled with caramel, it’s pretty safe to say you’ll only need to eat one of these! I wanted to create a seasonal bake that would be perfect for autumnal gatherings, cake stalls or a gift to cheer someone up. There’s always an occasion for cake, […]

Banana, Nectarine and Cinnamon Muffins

Banana, Nectarine and Cinnamon Muffins on Feedinboys.co.uk

An easy weekend bake that uses up fruit that’s past its best, these soft banana and nectarine muffins with a cinnamon sugar crust are great with coffee or as a sweet treat for children’s lunch boxes. Fruit that’s over ripe and squishy is perfect for baking as it lends a delicious damp quality to the […]

Cider Punch Drizzle Loaf Cakes

Feeding Boys: Cider Drizzle Cakes

It’s September and i’m back in the swing of all things blog! It has felt good to have taken a step back from my online existence and get out there and throw myself into the summer. One of the highlights was when my lush friend and magic photographer Sharron got hitched in her back garden to […]

Quick and easy summer desserts

Strawberry Oat Bars by Katie Bryson

If you’re hankering after some summer dessert ideas to take to a party or along to a picnic, then i’ve got a couple of easy recipes for you in association with Flora. Let’s kick off with these easy peasy Mini Raspberry Cheesecake Pots, with a divine crunchy hob nob biscuit base topped with home-made fresh […]

Firefighter Approved Chocolate Guinness Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake on feeding boys.co.uk

The way to a firefighter’s heart is cake, lots and lots of cake. It’s genuinely quite shocking just how much cake a hungry watch can demolish, but believe me if you can impress them with your baking then you’re on the way to winning them over. They’re a tough crowd though, so you need a […]

Beautiful Easter Bakes

Simnel Cookies, recipe by Katie Bryson, photo by Sharron Gibson for UKTV

When I write recipes for The Good Food Channel, they often set me a bit of a challenge to see what I can come up with. This time the task was to develop some Simnel Cookies. But what would you expect Simnel Cookies to look and taste like? Would you expect them to look like […]

Mother’s day treats

Lemon Shortbread with Earl Grey Icing: recipe Katie Bryson, photo Sharron Gibson for the Good Food Channel

If you’re looking for recipe inspiration with Mother’s Day approaching, I’ve got some treats ideal for making for your mum, or perhaps for printing out and casually leaving for your partner to find! These beauties are a mixture of my own recipes, with one from Lucy Lovell and Thane Prince too. I was assigned with […]

Coconut and lime drizzle cake

Coconut and lime drizzle cake on feedingboys.co.uk

It’s been a busy week of cooking for photoshoots, recipe creation and food styling. My kitchen has been harbouring obscene quantities of cakes, biscuits and desserts – I’d have done a roaring trade if I’d set up a stall at the front of the house. Needless to say the neighbours have been eating well this […]

Toffee apple pancakes

Toffee Apple Pancakes on Feeding Boys

It’s Shrove Tuesday this week, so I thought it was only right to come up with a tasty pancake filling idea for you to try. I’ve kept it super simple so there’s limited faffing about – cooking pancakes is a labour of love enough without lots of fancy fillings to prepare. I’ve used dark brown […]