Veronica's Snacks Munchy Mothers Day

Veronica’s snacks munchy mothers day

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We Love Mums!!!

Here in Veronica’s Snacks we love our Mums A LOT! Not just our own mum’s, but all mums! This weekend we want to make something special for our mum’s, we want to make it a real Munchy Mother’s Day, surprisingly its quiet easy to make something that doesn’t cost a lot and shows your mums really how much you love them. We’re going to show our love by making our Yummy Carrot Cake muffins and Delicious Brownies and guess what? They can be all made Gluten Free, and just as Delicious <3! Also because they are individual little cakes, you can be good and not eat the lot……well you can try anyway!

These carrot cake muffins are simple to make and good with afternoon tea. This recipe can be made using just plain flours, or made suitable for those following a gluten free diet by using the gluten free plain flour blend.



  • 2 Eggs
  • 100g Brown Sugar
  • 100 ml   Oil
  • Grated Orange Rind & Juice
  • 150g Gluten Free Plain White Flour Blend (we use Doves)
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 125g Finely Grated Carrot
  • 12  Muffin Cases
  • 200g Cream Cheese
  • 50g Icing Sugar


  1. Beat together the eggs, sugar and oil.
  2. Mix in half the grated orange rind & 1 tablespoon of juice.
  3. Beat in the flour, baking powder & cinnamon.
  4. Stir in the carrot.
  5. Spoon the mixture into muffin cases standing on a baking tray.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven for around 35 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool in the tray.
  8. To make the topping, mix together the cream cheese & icing sugar.
  9. Spread the topping over the cold muffins.
  10. Decorate the top with remaining grated orange rind.

Temperature & cooking time:

Oven 190°C/Fan 170°C/375°F/Gas 5

When you make these delicious squidgy chocolate brownies nobody will guess that they are gluten free. As they are quite rich slice into 12/16 small pieces. This is one of our favorite recipes and everyone always love them!




  • 100 g Butter
  • 150 g Dark Chocolate
  • 100 g Gluten Free Plain Flour (We use Doves)
  • 100 g Chopped Hazelnuts or Walnuts(optional)
  • 200 g Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder


  1. Gently melt together the butter and chocolate.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and sugar.
  3. Beat in the eggs followed by the melted butter and chocolate mixture.
  4. Stir in the nuts if used.
  5. Pour into 150 x 200mm/6″x8″ oiled and lined baking dish.
  6. Bake in a pre heated ove for 35/40 minutes..
  7. Cut into slices before serving.

Temperature & cooking time:

180°C/Fan160°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 35/40 minutes

Have a Lovely Mothers Day

Have a Munchy Mothers Day from all of us at Veronica’s Snacks.

PS: We also have a fab competition running on our Facebook page for a Munchy Mothers Day Hamper <3!

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