Kit Kat and M&M cake

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I’m of the ilk that cake should be part of every celebration – new job, new house, anniversary… whatever the party, there should definitely be cake. Take our wedding for example – I was dreaming of the cake long before I started thinking about the dress!

Luckily Kevin is equally infatuated with cakes – though he’s usually more involved in the eating part of the process than the design and creation! But that gets flipped on its head when it comes to his birthday. Every year he spends a good couple of days mulling over what type of cake he wants this year – the flavour, the height, the decoration… he thinks of everything.

This year his request was simple… “I want that cake surrounded in Kit Kats and topped with M&Ms,” he cheerfully exclaimed a week or so ago. Since this wasn’t a very original cake design, I suggested he think about it for a couple of days and see if he could come up with a way to make it a little more personalised. But nope – that’s what he wanted, so that’s what he got!

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Peanut M&M Chocolate Biscuits

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Ever feel like time is getting away with you? Yeah, me too – especially at the moment! Every waking moment seems to be filled with something to do; packing, planning, organising… the list is endless. With such a shortage of time at the moment, I’m all about finding easy, quick and (of course) delicious recipes that I can throw together on a Sunday afternoon.

Biscuits are great for times like this – they’re easy to prepare, quick to bake and don’t need any dressing up before they’re ready to eat. The trick is finding a recipe you love! Luckily I’ve done a bit of the leg work, so that’s exactly what today’s recipe is – a basic biscuit packed with flavour that only takes a few minutes to get mixed up and in the oven.

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