Roast Tomato and Chipotle Salsa

Roasted Tomato & Chipotle Salsa


Just a little salsa. A very good salsa. You know what this is? It’s low pressure. It’s just a chill little something. A taster. Something for sitting around with friends over, while the sun sets. Lunch was a few hours…

Hazelnut Praline Cheesecake Swirl Brownies // The Sugar Hit!

Hazelnut Praline Cheesecake Swirl Brownies


  Brownies. I’m sure you’ve heard of them. You’ve probably made them. You might even have made a cream-cheese-swirl version, and that’s cool. I don’t get it at all when people talk about ‘the internet not needing another x-recipe’. Like,…

Passionfruit Raspberry Marshmallow // The Sugar Hit

Passionfruit Raspberry Marshmallows


  What is there to say about these Passionfruit Raspberry Marshmallows? I think they speak entirely for themselves. They say everything that needs to be said, with their squishy-bellied, swirly-topped looks. They’re the ideal marshmallow. The flavour of passionfruit AND…

Hipster Homemade Cracker Jack!


Buttery, caramel coated popcorn, pretzels and pecans and a heavy hand with the sea salt make for the best damn cracker jack you ever had. It’s super crunchy, and the pecans and caramel lend an almost-pecan-pie flavour to the situation….

Sticky Toffee Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches // The Sugar Hit

Sticky Toffee Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches


Sticky Toffee Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches – it’s a mouthful both literally and figuratively. The literal mouthful is the one you should focus on, though. Buttery, sticky toffee cookies, studded with dates and ginger, filled with a swathe of vanilla…

Better than IKEA Cinnamon Buns! // The Sugar Hit

Better than IKEA Cinnamon Buns


Just a simple, super-tender sweet bread dough, swirled with Christmas-scented cinnamon and baked into a perfectly airy and rich cinnamon bun. No sticky goo. No coffee/maple/Nutella/chocolate chips. Just a damn good, no-nonsense, never-need-another-recipe cinnamon bun. Click here to go straight…

Maple Macadamia Blondies // The Sugar Hit

Maple Macadamia Blondies


Imagine a giant, thick, chewy chocolate chip cookie, studded with macadamia nuts and scented with smoky-sweet maple syrup. Then cut that cookie into squares, some with a crispy edge, others all goo, and whatever you’re imagining? That is what you…

Apple Brown Butter & Vanilla Loaf Cake // The Sugar Hit

Apple Brown Butter & Vanilla Loaf Cake


  Oh heyyyy, it’s your childhood calling. Actually, is it your childhood? Or is it some kind of idealised memory of childhood that only I have from reading too many old school British children’s books? Either way it’s calling. You…