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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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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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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...
 
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Christmas Tree Buns

I had this idea a few nights ago, you know when you can’t get back to sleep and keep thinking about food, or is that just me……….. These are basically a batch of Chelsea buns made all Christmasy. I think they’d make a great cent...

 
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Salted Peanut Honeycomb

I made honeycomb for the first time not too long ago, it was divine to eat and I love the chemical lava style reaction you get when you make it!   This combines sweet & salty which I think works so well. They can make a lov...
 
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Trufflenutters

I had a jar of cashew nut butter in my cupboard for ages, none of us are very keen on peanut butter and I kept meaning to use it for something and at last got round to making these little delights as I experimented with it. I t...

 
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Rhubarb Flapjack Slices

I grow a few rhubarb plants in one of my raised beds. Last year the poor things had all their light pinched by my grapevine so we had a very small crop, this year they have fared a lot better albeit a tad later then most!  ...
 
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Margarita Puffs

You may know I am rather partial to the odd margarita cocktail! Here’s my Margarita Slush recipe if you fancy trying it http://www.samskitchen.net/?p=122 Well, a little while ago I had this idea, making profiteroles with a twis...

 
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Eton Mess Mini Cheesecakes

I was recently asked by the lovely Hani hanielas.blogspot.com if I would like to take part in a bloggers recipe gathering, YES please was my reply! The theme is Berrylicious, the idea, to come up with a new recipe using berries...
 
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Rice Crispie Cakes

These are always a welcome sight at home and so easy to make. They are, in my opinion, much nicer then the chocolate ones. But you can be the judge of that…….     This is pretty much the original 1970’s Kelloggs recip...