Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes/Petits gâteaux café au lait-pain d’épices

Brrr….I don’t know about you, but round here it’s Chills-Ville. Ya know? The type of cold that enters your bones and turns your blood to icicles.  During these troubled times, let’s all take a minute to appreciate the clever bloke that invented central heating.

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Right, now, back to me.  As you all know, I’m a Brit that doesn’t drink tea.  I don’t drink coffee either, hot chocolate’s my poision, which is generally reserved for special occasions such as these. I guess…the good thing about the Big Freeze is, it usually makes me want to jump in the kitchen and bake something, so I can’t really complain.  Me and my oven have been spending a lot more time together and the two of us came up with this….

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Buckwheat and Prune Oatmeal Biscuits/Biscuits aux pruneaux, flocons d’avoine et sarrasin

I’m in a rule breaking mood today. This recipe ticks all the cookie box criteria but for some strange reason, I’ve decided to call them, biscuits like a good English girl. ;)

I don’t know why, but when I think of cookies, the word conjures up images of soft, chewy, dreamy confections, maybe with melted lumps of chocolate chips inside…hmmm….

but biscuits, well biscuits are beautifully crunchy and crisp, and make lots of lovely noises when you eat.These biscuits are more of the soft dreamy variety, but they’re so much more than cookies in disguise! They are healthy, nutritious and delicious…

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