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Lemon & Elderflower Sandwich Biscuits

These little cuties used some of the Elderflower Cordial I made recently. They really do taste like summer to me. Of course you can use brought cordial, which means you can taste and dream of summer all year (which I do…..) Per...
 
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Elderflower Cordial, Summer Picnic Party!

Elderflower, the smell & taste always reminds me of summer. Perfect for alfresco dining & picnics! So I thought that it would be ideal to join in the blog Summer Picnic Party that Hani & Beth have organised. All the...

 
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Neapolitan Coconut Ice

I love coconut but don’t often use it. It’s been years since I made coconut ice and I thought I’d try and make an easy, quick and delicious recipe which means I won’t leave it years until I make another batch!   What spurr...
 
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Coconut & Lemon Cake

Found myself with a lemon that needed using, well that’s all  the excuse I needed to make this! I love lemon & I love coconut, so this was a sweet delight. I actually found it tasted better the day after it was made, of cou...

 
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Cappuccino Biscuits

I love coffee but rarely make coffee flavoured things as I am surrounded by tea drinkers (I love tea too!) I suppose that is the perfect excuse to make something and scoff the lot really! Anyway, in need of a coffee fix I made ...
 
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Honey Bunny Cakes

I love experimenting in the kitchen especially when the results are delicious. So here’s the result of this weeks playing about. The cakes are delicious with a denser texture then a cupcake with the scrummy addition of ground a...

 
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Doughnuts & Vanilla Cream

  The lovely Hani http://www.hanielas.com/ recently asked if I would join her making doughnuts, errrm well let me see…..of course! Love her, love doughnuts it’s a no brainer!   So here are my sweet offerings. My two l...
 
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Chilli Chocolate Cookies

Thought I’d add a little chilli to my cookies to see what a kick you’d get! Well I like it, tried them out on quite a few peeps and it’s a bit of a Marmite effect (you either love it or hate it!) For me the kick comes at the en...

 
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Bakewell Traybake

I love Bakewell tarts and generally the almond flavour in things and thought I’d have a go at making a traybake spin on a classic.   There’s obviously a few steps to this but it’s worth a little effort.   Sweet, almon...
 
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Sugar Art Hearts (perfect for Valentine’s Day)

I’ve had this idea of heating sugar to get that glassy/jewel look for a while. Well at last I gave it a go. Three attempts in and I produced these beauties. Three attempts because I tried a sort of freehand heart a few ti...