Blackberry Jam and Custard Donuts | The Sugar Hit

Blackberry Jam & Custard Donuts


  Whoever invented doughnuts, it’s fair to say, is a genius. The truth is that we will probably never know the identity of this pioneer. But that doesn’t stop me from wanting to honour their memory frequently, by frying up…

Apple Pie Granola | The Sugar Hit

Apple Pie Granola


  So it seems I’ve developed a new sneaky habit. I can’t stop turning desserts into breakfast. Remember this Sticky Date Granola? Well, I’m at it again.   Please meet Apple Pie Granola. It tastes exactly like what an apple…

Nutella Kugelhopf | The Sugar Hit

Nutella Kugelhopf


  I love traditions; any little thing that has a history. I don’t care if you just started it yesterday, or if your family has been doing it for generations, I just love to hear about people’s traditions.   I’ve…

Chocolate and Raspberry Muffins | The Sugar Hit

Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins


  A muffin, to me is a little bundle of home. A homey, sturdy little cake, usually studded with fruit, and absolutely at its apogee when still warm from the oven.   If I’m in need of the comfort that…

Apple Tarte Tatin Turnovers | The Sugar Hit!

Apple Tarte Tatin Turnovers


  Raise your hand if you ever wanted to run away and live in France. Have you got your hand raised? Me too.   What is it about those Gallic folks, and their beautiful Medieval cities, that makes me want…

Hot Cross Donuts | The Sugar Hit

Hot Cross Donuts


  I did it! I finally did it! I couldn’t stand letting another year go by without finding out what would happen if you deep fried a hot cross bun.   You know, I’m really kicking myself for waiting this…

Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake | The Sugar Hit

Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake


  Isn’t it crazy how you can be nostalgic for something that you’ve never even had?   For example, I have spent far too many hours of my life thinking about what my exact plan of action would be if…