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Chocolate Chip Biscuits

It is that time of the week again, so here is a biscuit recipe, in honour of Three Biscuit Thursday.

I asked my son what sort of biscuits he would like to bake with me over the weekend, and he answered “they should have chocolate”. “Do you mean chocolate biscuits, or ones with chocolate chips in?” “Chocolate Chips!”. So, Chocolate Chip Biscuits it was then….. Continue reading

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Fig and Rosewater Syrup Cake

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I came up with the idea for this cake after seeing a flower shaped cake mould on Ruth Clemens’ The Pink Whisk blog. Ruth was offering a prize of a Pampered Chef Silicon Flower mould on her blog, and I thought that a rose scented cake would go very well with it. Unfortunately I didn’t win, but I couldn’t get the idea of a rose scented cake out of my mind…..particularly after visiting the Royal Horticultural Society Gardens at Hyde Hall where there are some heavily scented roses in full bloom at the moment.

This is what I came up with… Continue reading

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Easter Nests

This is a quick and easy treat to make with children at Easter. My son loved helping make these, but I had to stop him trying to eat everything! This recipe makes 12 Easter Nests. Continue reading

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Extra Special Cake Pops

I was asked if I could make some cake pops for the birthday party for the daughter of a friend. This is what I came up with… Continue reading

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Crunchy Jumble Biscuits

In honour of Three Biscuit Thursday, I am going to post a new biscuit recipe on Thursday each week. This innaugural recipe is Crunchy Jumble Biscuits – a favourite in our house from , and a good way to use up crisped rice cereal. The original recipe was from a book called “Best Ever Cookies” by Hilaire Walden, but I when bake them they turn out crisp like biscuits and not soft like cookies. Continue reading

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Malteser Cupcakes

This is another requested recipe from a friend. I have adapted it from a Nigella Lawson recipe, and I think it works just as well if not better. The chocolate cupcakes are low fat too, but unfortunately not low sugar! Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake Pops

I’ve had quite a few requests for a post about Cake Pops, as they are one of the items I make to give to friends and family. They are the latest in-thing in baking trends, and even Starbucks have started selling them!

This is how I make my Chocolate Cake Pops….. Continue reading

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Chocolate Buttercream Icing

This is a very simple Buttercream Icing, and a perfect accompaniment to the Egg Free Chocolate Cake. Continue reading

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Chocolate Brownies

This is the best recipe I have come across for chocolate brownies, and because it has no eggs in it, you can bake it as squidgy as you want. Perfect for those with an allergy to eggs, pregnant ladies, small children or those who just want to eat really squidgy brownies without the fear of raw egg. This can also be baked with Doves Farm Gluten Free Flour to make it Gluten Free too! Continue reading

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