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Behind the scenes at our new Gloucester bakery

Behind the scenes at our new Gloucester bakery

I’ve been getting loads of questions about the new developments at our Gloucester bakery. To answer, I thought I’d gather all the answers in a little blog post for you to enjoy! There are also some bonus questions about how much the move means to me. It has honestly...

What’s in the April Lucky Dip Brownie Box? 

What’s in the April Lucky Dip Brownie Box? 

There are so many exciting new things about the month of April; there’s potential for sun, a couple of bank holidays and, most importantly, the Easter Brownie box is here! Easter is by far my favourite time of the year; we’re actively encouraged to eat loads of...

Fluff Hot Chocolate Recipe

Fluff Hot Chocolate Recipe

I used to sell these at Christmas markets, from a big soup cauldron. They were a real hit on cold days. It was very fun getting the blow torch out on the stall… still is fun doing it at home! How long does a Fluff Hot Chocolate take? Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 20...

The Best Brownie Gifts for all Occasions

The Best Brownie Gifts for all Occasions

When it comes to buying gifts for the people in your life, an awesome instagrammable food treat is almost always the way forward. I’m biassed here, but the way to my heart is definitely through my stomach, (I have a separate cake stomach for this very reason). If you...

Gooey Lemon Slice Recipe

Gooey Lemon Slice Recipe

I first had these on a very rainy day in a little café in Dublin called ‘The Cake Café’. It was a dreamy little place hidden down a back street, a good walk away from where we were staying, but it was so worth it! We had these with a big pot of tea (in vintage china...

Why Hetty’s Brownies Make the Best Mother’s Day Food Gifts

Why Hetty’s Brownies Make the Best Mother’s Day Food Gifts

It’s not long now until Mother’s Day, (just in case you need a reminder, it’s on Sunday 27th March this year) and for us that means a lot of brownies need to be prepped, baked and ready to be posted. So, it’s all systems go here at Hetty’s HQ! Read on to discover what...

What is a Blondie? How do we Make ours so Good?

What is a Blondie? How do we Make ours so Good?

You’ve defo heard of brownies, but you might be wondering… what is a blondie? I’m sure this is a question that keeps you up at night so I want to explain (and help you get some sleep 😉). Blondies are the Yin and Yang of the brownie world. The light and dark....

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

This saucy madam has been our not too secret weapon at turning any cake or brownie from good to gUUUUUUUUUUd. I’ve put it in tarts that have won 2 stars (out of 3) at the Great Taste Awards, our Salted Caramel Brownie has also picked up 2 stars… it’s all in the sauce!...

Best Ever Carrot and Walnut Cake Recipe

Best Ever Carrot and Walnut Cake Recipe

I used to have this Carrot and Walnut Cake recipe on my market stall every time without fail. It was given to me by my cousin Kate who is an excellent baker. It's such a versatile recipe, you can add in chopped pineapple, coconut, mix the nuts up and it still works!...