Monday, April 4, 2016

Reminiscing over some Easter treats

I'm pretty sure I spent the majority of the Easter weekend in the kitchen baking which I'm pretty happy about. Even though I'm dairy free and gluten free I really enjoy making things for others to eat. This means some of these baked treats aren't freefrom (which I'll label clearly). 

This major baking session didn't come out of the blue, it was spurred on by Zoe who put up an Easter treats video a few days ago. Minding my own business the other evening I watched it as I brushed my teeth and decided then and there that Easter weekend was going to be spent baking. 

The first treat I made were these Mini Confetti Meringues. I made these gluten and dairy free by using Vitalife dairy free butter and dark chocolate that contains no dairy or wheat. As they're small they're great for bite sized treats, but do still take an hour to bake in the oven. You can use whatever sprinkles you want, but if you are dairy free or gluten free make sure to read the labels!


Secondly came the Cream Egg brownies which aren't freefrom what so ever, but boy don't they look good! I make these every year for my boyfriend as he loves them and use a brownie recipe I've had for years. If you want a recipe to follow specifically for these then this from ASDA is very similar. 

As a kid I remember loving Rice Crispy squares so much and everyone at school used to take the Kelloggs ones. Well, who needs Kelloggs when you can make your own with added chocolate eggs of your choice?! I decided to use gluten free Rice Crispies from Nestle and then mini eggs (which I can't eat but can eat around), That way I can still enjoy them. 

Did you do any baking over the Easter weekend? Do you have any recipes or treats you think I'd like to make?

xoxo

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    1. Thank you! You should give them a go :) xo

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  3. Omg girl...You've got me drooling over these treats! Definitely will be trying these out at some point!

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    1. Defo! And remember, they're not just for Easter :) xo

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