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Apple loaf with cinnamon

I’ve made this cake a few times now… It was shown on Mary Berry’s TV programme when Great British Bake Off wasn’t on and seemed quite easy. And who can resist apple and cinnamon? First time I made it I … Continue reading

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Blondies

I am pretty sporadic in my posts so again I apologise for lack of a consistent timetabling of blog posts. I’ve no excuses. Just plain lazy! But onwards… At a recent book group, I noticed someone else had the Baking … Continue reading

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Caramel & chocolate brownies

This weekend I got back into baking, after being too busy recently to bake much. So first up were these caramel & chocolate brownies. I needed to use up some Carnation caramel which I had left over. I thought of … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip cookies

Inspired by a recent post from the Guardian on how to make the perfect chocolate chip cookies, I went ahead and attempted them. I did the smart thing and read the recipe through before I started… I don’t always do … Continue reading

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Honey cake

I was given a recipe from a friend for a lovely sounding Honey Cake. She had told me beforehand that it contained almonds but you couldn’t taste them. Although I was skeptical, I got round to making it this weekend… … Continue reading

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Pancakes!

It’s that time of year again (the best time), that gives me the excuse to have pancakes. I love pancakes and hate to miss a year not celebrating shrove Tuesday. It is not for religious reasons, and I don’t give … Continue reading

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Cookies

I’ve attempted cookies a couple of times with quite similar recipes but this was the first time I made them where when I cooked them, they didn’t change shape. You basically make a dough, roll into into a log & … Continue reading

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Jam doughnut cupcakes

As with many of my posts, I’ve been looking forward to making a recipe for sometime. And ever since I had a failure making doughnuts last year, I’ve wanted to have another go. As I don’t have a fryer, I’ve … Continue reading

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Apple scones

I happened upon a picture of some pages of the September issue of BBC Good Food which printed out well enough for me to read (a cheating way of not buying the entire issue!). On those pages was a recipe … Continue reading

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First ever Victoria sponge cake

Two firsts with this blog post. One, that I’m doing it via the WordPress App. Two, that I made my first proper full sized cake today. I found a very simple recipe from BBC Good Food online which was highly … Continue reading

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