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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: 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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Rocky Road

This ALWAYS goes down well at work! I used Nigella’s recipe from her book ‘Nigella Express’. They are fairly easy to make as they only have a few ingredients; butter, chocolate, golden syrup, rich tea biscuits and marshmallows. They look … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day biscuits

I made these coffee and walnut biscuits for my Mum for Mother’s Day. They are light and crispy. I used letter stamps (you can buy them from Lakeland) to stamp ‘Happy Mothers Day’ on the larger biscuits.  

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Everyone’s favourite

These millionaire shortbreads are most of my friends’ favourite! I’m still perfecting the caramel so it sets better but managed to make them look a lot better by using a warm knife to cut the slices so the chocolate doesn’t … Continue reading

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Lemon-glazed ginger cake

Whilst reading though the Christmas food magazines at my parents over the holidays I found the perfect recipe to use up the black treacle & glacé ginger I had left over from making my Christmas cake! Let’s hope it tastes … Continue reading

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