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Blackberry Mojito Fruit Rolls

Blackberry Mojito Fruit Rolls Blackberry Mojito Fruit Rolls 325g blackberries, washed and dried 1 tsp lime juice 1 tbsp white rum 1 or 2 small mint leaves Golden or maple syrup or honey to taste A grown up version of fruit wind...
 
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Blackcurrant Seeded Bars

This year has seen a bumper crop of berries in the garden. I’ve never had more then a handful of blackcurrants until now, we have loads and I wanted to make something with them. I’m not a huge fan of blackcurrant fl...

 
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Malteser Truffles

I decided to make something sweet for Father’s Day and these popped in my mind as worth experimenting with. It took 3 goes to get the consistency right, the first 2 being too soft, they make a fantastic sauce for ice cream when...
 
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Chocolate Carrot Cupcakes

I really like carrot cake and I like chocolate so to combine the two has to be a win win! I made these in cupcake cases then remembered I had the little silicon plant pots which suit them perfectly! My lovely daughter made the ...

 
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Lemon and White Chocolate ‘Brownies’

We are a brownie loving household, something we all enjoy. I thought I’d try something along the same lines, you know, rich and squidgy, but use lemon and white chocolate instead of plain or milk chocolate. The result was lovel...
 
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Snowy Pie

I recently made a Mississippi Mud Pie for a magazine commission, it was total heaven on a plate (if a little calorific!!!) I decided a white chocolate version would be worth a try, let’s just say it was! Print recipe Snowy Pie ...

 
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Amaretto and Dark Chocolate Baked Cheesecake

I love cheesecake, baked or no bake, all flavours, whether it’s fruity or sweet and spicy! I reckoned an Amaretto flavour  (a sweet, almond-flavoured, Italian liqueur) would work well, so decided to pair it with dark chocolate ...
 
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Lamington Biscuits

I’ve made lamingtons in the past, I’m a big fan, I really love coconut and with the chocolate it’s a win win! I thought a biscuit version would be nice, incorporating vanilla, coconut and chocolate flavours. The biscuit is butt...

 
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Vanilla, chocolate and Peanut Butter Marble Cake

I love marble cake, so easy to make and even easier to eat! I haven’t made it for ages though and thought I’d have a go making one with an extra flavour element to it. Vanilla, chocolate and peanut butter go so well together, n...
 
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Lemon Meringue Flapjacks

I love lemony things and thought a lemon flapjack would be something worth trying out, I decided to add some meringue and also a drizzle of icing, these went down a treat! My family are not over keen on lemon flavour but Gav is...