Making these chocolate-covered raspberry hi-hat cupcakes is like creating art. A thin, gently crunchy dark chocolate shell covers a fluffy cloud that is the raspberry-flavoured marshmallow meringue, and moist gluten free chocolate cupcakes complete what is essentially a piece of cupcake heaven.

Chocolate-covered raspberry hi-hat cupcake with a partially unwrapped cupcake liner in the foreground. More hi-hat gluten free chocolate cupcakes and frozen raspberries are in the background.

You know those days when everything that could go wrong does go wrong? When an important e-mail ends up in the junk folder, a request is denied and a friend is feeling poorly in a really scary way? Yeah, it’s been one of those days. 

I don’t deal well with days like that. I don’t deal well with stress in general. I bet I’m not the only one – more like one among many. Writing helps. Putting thoughts to paper, just getting it all out of your system. Baking, too. Being productive in that most delicious of ways. And breathing. Important, that one. Breathe in. Breathe out. Listen to a song that reminds you that what’s happened… happened and it’s not the end of the world. Breathe.

And it’s really really not the end of the world. I know it may sometimes feel like that… but it really isn’t. Just breathe. We’re okay.

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DAIRY & GLUTEN FREE TIRAMISU {gluten, dairy, nut & soy free}

This dairy and gluten free tiramisu will change your life. At the very least, your dessert life. Because after years of not being able to eat the perfection that is tiramisu, this is changing – right here, right now. Easy to make, rich and delicious, this just may be your new favourite dessert.

A slice of dairy and gluten free tiramisu on a decorative antique plate with an antique fork. The dish with the rest of the tiramisu, a cup of coffee and more homemade gluten free ladyfingers are in the background.


But not just any old tiramisu – oh no, my dear friends. We’re talking tiramisu that you can eat even if you have a gluten or dairy intolerance. Tiramisu that doesn’t deprive you of any of the taste, texture or coffee-filled decadence – despite containing no gluten and no dairy.

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THE PERFECT GLUTEN FREE LADYFINGERS {gluten, dairy, nut & soy free}

Perfect for dunking into a cup of coffee, or for making gluten free tiramisu, these gluten free ladyfingers are the cookie to have in your repertoire. Easy to make and equal (or even better) in all respects to the store-bought version, these gluten free sponge fingers will blow you away with their simplicity, taste and texture!

The perfect gluten free ladyfingers arranged in a small pile in the forefront. One ladyfinger cookie has been broken in half, exposing its airy, dry texture. More gluten free sponge fingers and a cafetiere are in the background.

Have you ever wondered how to make gluten free ladyfingers? You know, those long sponge-like cookies you use to make the dessert of all desserts: tiramisu.

No? You haven’t?

Well, think again, because nobody should be deprived from the joy that is tiramisu, especially not because of something pesky like a food intolerance or allergy. And the first step to the most heavenly gluten free tiramisu? The perfect gluten free ladyfingers.

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THE ULTIMATE GLUTEN FREE BROWNIES {gluten, nut & soy free}

These gluten free brownies have it all: the fudgy, gooey centre, the intense chocolate flavour and the most perfect shiny, crackly top. This easy fail-proof recipe only takes half an hour from start to finish, making these gluten free brownies the perfect mid-week (or midnight) treat.

A stack of three fudgy, gooey gluten free brownies with a crackly top, one on top of the other, on a white wooden surface. A full milk bottle and more brownies are blurry in the background.

If you had to choose only one dessert to eat for the rest of your life – what would you pick?

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