Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Hi friends! Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Do you have any plans or are you of the belief that it’s just a commercial holiday and basically a waste of time? I’m an old romantic at heart, so Boyfriend & I always find some small way to 

Cornflake Cake; A Quarantine Bake

Cornflake Cake; A Quarantine Bake

Hi, friends! I hope this post finds you well. If it feels odd for you to be hearing from me mid-week rather than on Sunday like usual – well, it’s odd for me too, but I’ve decided to switch things up a bit. Wednesday is the 

Pumpkin Pie Crumble Bars

Pumpkin Pie Crumble Bars

Hi friends! I hope today’s post finds you cozy & warm – it’s bloody freezing out there! I don’t know about where you are, but here in Dublin it feels like it could start snowing at any second. There’s frost on the grass in the 

Blackberry Pie Bars

Blackberry Pie Bars

Real talk: can you ever have too many pie bar recipes? The answer must be no, because on my blog alone we already have four variations. Apple & Raspberry, Pecan, Plum & Blackberry, and a very early recipe for Lemon & Blueberry. It’s important to 

Plum & Blackberry Pie Bars

Plum & Blackberry Pie Bars

For months now, I’ve been envious of anyone who has gone on either a photography or cooking workshop. Or worse yet: a food photography workshop. I sit here, thinking about it, talking about it.. and then never actually doing it. No more! I’ve taken the 

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars

You can thank me after! If you make these Pecan Pie Bars I would love for you to share them with my on Instagram! Tag me @imvcki or use the hashtag #passionatebakerrecipes. **UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2020**

Apple & Raspberry Crumble Bars

Apple & Raspberry Crumble Bars

With Father’s Day fast approaching (three days away, for the unorganized amongst you), I thought I’d share a recipe that dad loved. Last week, I made these Apple & Raspberry Crumble Bars – and my dad totally adored them! I’ll definitely be making them again 

Lemon & Blueberry Oatmeal Bars

Lemon & Blueberry Oatmeal Bars

It appears that I’m going through a lemon phase. Lemon Cream Pie, Lemon & Lime Curd, Lemon & Lime Curd Ice-Cream, & now these Lemon & Blueberry Oatmeal Bars. What can I say, I’m a big fan of lemon! When I had so much time on 

Caramel Chocolate Shortbread

Caramel Chocolate Shortbread

As part of our Easter baking extravaganza, my sister & I made these beautiful caramel chocolate shortbread squares. They were prefect, the caramel was so lovely & also surprisingly easy to do. The recipe was from one of my cookbooks (Chocolate: 100 Everyday Recipes), but