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Hands up – who has heard of Snickerdoodles? Ok, practically no-one then!

Snickerdoodles are traditionally an American Cookie, covered in cinnamon sugar before baking. They are usually softer in the middle, and crisp round the outside, with a crackle effect thanks to the cinnamon sugar. All the ones I have tasted before have also had a not altogether pleasant taste of bicarbonate of soda (or Baking Soda as the Americans call it).

This is my version. A crisp cinnamon biscuit, perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti

Well, it is that time of the week again, and time for another biscuit recipe, in honour of Three Biscuit Thursday – this time it is Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti.

I was surfing the net looking for a new recipe and came across the Joy the Baker website. She has some gorgeous looking food on her blog, and this was one of the recipes she had posted. I believe it originally came from the Epicurious website. I was initially intimidated by the thought of baking biscotti, but believe me, they are much easier than you think they would be! Continue reading

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This is the best dough I have found for making soft white rolls, and a favourite among my friends and family, cinnamon rolls. I have adapted it from a recipe from Ree Drummond – The Pioneer Woman, as I found the original recipe too cakey and a bit salty.

This might seem complicated, but I can assure you it isn’t – it just takes a few hours with a little bit to do every so often. Note – there is no kneading in this recipe!!! Continue reading

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