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Halloween Baking – Bats!!

Given the lack of an oven in my apartment, I had to make Halloween treats that didn’t require any baking; these are pretty delicious! And very easy to make, with only 5 ingredients: Here’s the recipe if you want to … Continue reading

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More cheese scones

These were such a hit that I decided to make some more with the cheddar left from my sister’s wedding (that and the fact that I got complaints at work that they didn’t get any, naming no names – Pikey!) … Continue reading

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Lemon leaving cakes

For my last cakes at work before I leave for Singapore I’ve made a lemon drizzle cake. Actually I made two – so that the HR team and the business team can have one each and not fight over it!! … Continue reading

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Pre-wedding cake

I made a lemon drizzle cake and some delicious cheese scones for a tea and cake gathering the day before my sister’s wedding. The cheese scones were from a Paul Hollywood recipe and tasted great made with fresh rosemary from … Continue reading

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Creme egg “scotch eggs”

You may have seen these on social media- “scotch” eggs that are made with creme eggs in the centre and covered in chocolate.I decided to give them a go this weekend! http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/6942957/This-man-just-made-a-Cadburys-Creme-Scotch-Egg-and-its-blowing-peoples-minds.html   

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It’s time to cut the Christmas cake!

My sister and I made the Christmas cake about 6 weeks ago. I used my foolproof recipe from last year which is exactly what it is – foolproof! https://www.bakingmad.com/foolproof-christmas-cake-recipe/ Baking it in advance gave me a few weeks to feed … Continue reading

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Spinach roulade with cream cheese and pepper

I fancied making something summery and healthy for dinner so opted for a spinach roulade. My Dad often makes one with cottage cheese in the middle, though this one has cream cheese. Here’s the recipe if you fancy giving it … Continue reading

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English scones

My friends are having a party – Aussie BBQ meets English garden party, so I’m making scones to take along to represent the English side. With whipped cream and strawberry jam these tasted delicious and were quickly demolished! I used … Continue reading

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Blackcurrant Bakewell

I had an almost full jar of blackcurrant jam in the fridge so thought I’d better find a recipe to use it up in… Here’s the blackcurrant & almond recipe if you fancy giving it a go yourself: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/694638/blackcurrant-bakewell Half-baked: … Continue reading

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A special cake for World Baking Day

I’ve had a couple of weeks free from baking so thought I should do something special for World Baking Day today.  This is a recipe for a cake from one of my favourite cake shops – Konditor and Cook. It’s … Continue reading

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