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10 of our favourite 3-ingredient bakes from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 2 March 2022

Eloise Head is the talented baker behind the sensationally popular @fitwaffle TikTok and Instagram accounts. Adored by over 6 million followers, Eloise’s recipes are all about emphasising the fun of baking by removing the need for long ingredient lists or complicated techniques. With many made using just 3 simple ingredients, her enticing creations, which include gooey-centred cookies, towering celebration bakes, teatime pick-me-ups and more, are all well within reach for all bakers and budgets. Now for the first time, Fitwaffle fans and newcomers alike can enjoy 100 of Eloise’s easiest bakes in one place with the release of her first cookbook, Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy. For a taste of what to expect, here we’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite 3-ingredient bakes from the book. From quick scones to a Biscoff lover’s dream cake, you’ll be surprised at what just 3 hard-working ingredients and a little baking alchemy can create.

From the book

Peanut Butter Cups

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Calling all Reese’s fans. Try your hand at making your favourite peanut butter and chocolate cups with this quick and simple recipe.

Chocolate and Hazelnut Mug Cake

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Mug cakes are one of our favourite ways to practice baking alchemy. In this recipe, Eloise combines Nutella, an egg and baking powder to create an extra gooey cake that will be ready in just 5 minutes.

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Packed with oats and banana, these versatile cookies prove biscuits can be a breakfast staple as well as a mid afternoon snack.

Speculoos Cake

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Fans of Biscoff will find their favourite ingredient very well represented in Baking It Easy with speculoos the star of the show in everything from cookies to mousse and this heavenly cake.

Quick Scones

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Make this cornerstone of British teatime easier than ever before with Eloise’s 3-ingredient hack. Just add lashings of clotted cream and jam.

No-bake Vanilla Biscuit Cake

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

This chilled cake is perfect for a hot day when you don’t want to turn on the oven. Featuring layers of whipped cream and vanilla-flavoured biscuits (such as Golden Oreos), it couldn’t be easier to make.

Apple Pie Parcels

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

These flaky little pastries are filled with soft cubes of apple. Add in some cinnamon for added warmth and spice.

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Make a homemade batch of your favourite Oreo-studded ice cream with this clever no-churn recipe using double cream and condensed milk.

Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

Head to the chapter dedicated to cookies and you’ll find these gooey-centred chocolate and hazelnut wonders, made using just Nutella, flour and milk.

Caramel Shortbread Rocky Road

by Eloise Head
from Fitwaffle’s Baking It Easy

A winning combination of Twix bars, marshmallows and plenty of milk chocolate, these no-bake bars promise a texture and flavour sensation without any of the fuss.

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