That’s right, it’s time again to say goodbye to another year and take a look back over what you’ve been loving the most on Eight Forest Lane this year.
Its that time again (how, what!) when we get to do one of my favourite things which is looking back over the last 12 months and seeing what have been the most popular recipes for the year. This list is derived based on most pageviews from January 1st until now.
This is always my favourite post to put together because I just love seeing if my favourite recipes are your favourites and how the trends change over the years. If you’re interested you can take a look back over the 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 lists!
And finally, if you’re new around here, then this post is a great place to start discovering the recipes you can expect from Eight Forest Lane.
10. Easy No-Bake Lamington Bars
A regular entry each year on the top posts list and 2022 is no different. These are super easy and staple snack in my opinion! Get the recipe for these no-bake lamington bars.
9. Melting Moments
These classic biscuits from my childhood are so soft and delicate sandwiched with a tangy lemon buttercream, they are a must make! Get the recipe for these melting moments.
8. Rum Balls (Dairy Free)
A classic holiday treat, this recipe get’s a huge uplift from November through December. If you didn’t make a batch of these this year, definitely put them on your holiday menu next year! Get the recipe for dairy free rum balls.
7. Easy Rice Cooker Turmeric Rice
A new comer to the list this year, this is the simple side dish that is a go to in my kitchen made even easier thanks to the humble rice cooker. Serve it with your favourite curry or easy dairy-free butter chicken and you have a full meal! Get the recipe for this easy turmeric rice.
6. Cookies and Cream Cupcakes (Vegan)
This year this recipe got an update with all new photos however it still remains the same old recipe. I love seeing all your photos of these delicious cupcakes across social media! Get the recipe for these vegan cookies and cream cupcakes.
5. 5 Minute Sweet and Spicy Noodles
This recipe has saved me on many occasions from settling for toast for dinner and this year it got a glow up with new photos. Hopefully this super simple recipe has added a little bit of extra flavour to your busy nights! Get the recipe for these 5 minute sweet and spicy noodles.
4. Vegan Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce
Another all time favourite both of mine and if yours it seems as this recipe again finds it’s way into the top 5 of the year! This is my version of the ultimate classic comforting dessert made dairy free and vegan so everyone can enjoy! Get the recipe for this vegan sticky date pudding.
3. One Pot Spicy Sausage Pasta
After making it’s top 10 list debut last year, I’m so excited to see this humble pasta makes it’s way to the number 3 spot this year! This is exactly the kind of easy comfort food I want more of in my life so I’m happy to hear you love it as well! Get the recipe for this one pot spicy sausage pasta.
2. Vegetable Curry Pies
After taking out the number 2 spot for the last year, we have a new player topping the charts this year. But I am still happy to see these veggie pies sitting high on this list at number 2. They truly are super delicious and a must make! Get the recipe for these vegetable curry pies.
1. Slow Cooked Curried Sausages
This recipe was published in 2021 and featured in the number 10 top spot last year and has made it’s way through to take out number 1 for 2022! I am always surprised to see it constantly sitting at the top in my analytics each month but to be honest I’m not really that surprised because this is classic, delicious family friendly comfort food. Get the recipe for slow cooked curried sausages.
A HUGE thank you to every single person who visited this site in 2022. Thank you to everyone who made a recipe, who left a comment or review and who shared their creations on Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest. I love you all so much and I am so grateful to share this space on the internet with you.
I look forward to 2023 and all the delicious food we’re going to create together!
As always, if there is something you want to see me share here, please leave a comment or drop me a DM on socials.
P.S. If you love these recipes? CLICK HERE to download your FREE copy of my ecookbook containing all of the above recipes. Keep all your favourites in one place, save it to your phone or print it out, it’s up to you!
oh yum curry pies! and yay to cupcakes and caramel sauce. the pastry on the pies looks mouthwatering. Have a fab new year!