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Cranberry Easter 2
Cranberry Easter 2
Cranberry Easter 2

Cranberry Easter Biscuits

I wanted to make a variation on the traditional and delicious Easter biscuit. One of us at home is not a huge dried fruit fan but does like cranberries so with those and some orange zest and of course a little spice, these are ...
 
Biscuits
 
lemon and chai
lemon and chai
lemon and chai

Lemon and Chai Seed Biscuits

Chai seeds are one of those supposed super foods, so I guess in a biscuit that means yin and yang, a balance of good stuff and a treat. Lemon is one of my favourite flavours for sweet treats, if it’s yours too give these ...

 
Cakes
 
Bakewell pudding3
Bakewell pudding3
Bakewell pudding3

Bakewell Puddings Old Style

They may not look pretty but they taste great! Combining the flavours of the Bakewell Tart we know with the look and texture of a custard tart. They are my take on the original Bakewell Pudding, from Derbyshire and still being ...
 
Biscuits
 
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melting-choc-7
melting-choc-7

Melting Chocolate Moments

These are like Viennese fingers or whirls but all chocolate! Very crumbly melt in the mouth biscuits sandwiched together with dark chocolate ganache. I use fairly reasonably priced chocolate from the supermarket for most of my ...

 
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Mini Break to Lacock, Wiltshire.

My other half, Gavin, and I recently had a cheeky mid week break away to Lacock in Wiltshire. It’s somewhere I had heard about for a while and at last managed to get a couple of nights booked for late September. The village is ...
 
Cakes
 
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coffee-drizzle-4
coffee-drizzle-4

Coffee Drizzle Cake

  I do love a coffee cake but don’t make them often as I’m the only one here that likes them, which means I end up eating most (by most I mean all) of it! I decided a cake crossed with a sugary drizzle topping ...