Personalised Alphabet Pavlova

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Personalised alphabet pavlova

Personalised Alphabet Pavlova Letters What could make your guests feel more special than a personalised alphabet pavlova with their own initial? Pimp up this easy summer dessert by spooning (or piping) the meringue into alphabet letter shapes before baking and serving.First make the meringue mixture using my foolproof ultimate chewy meringue recipe. This volume of mix made me 8 letters of … Read More

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The ultimate molten chocolate pudding

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Molten Chocolate Pudding

The Ultimate Molten Chocolate Pudding Molten chocolate pudding is in my opinion the absolute King of puddings.  Chocolate Lava Cake, chocolate fondant.  It doesn’t matter what you call them, the combination of chocolate sponge that yields to rich oozing melted chocolate in the middle is pudding gold.  I have yet to meet anyone, even devout chocolate haters (apparently they do exist) … Read More

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Pimp up your Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Jazzies

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Homemade Jazzies

Homemade Chocolate Jazzies These homemade chocolate jazzies elevate a plain chocolate cake (if there is such a thing) into the big league.  They are very quick and easy to make – and create a bit of a wow impact for virtually no effort.  (Especially for bakers like me who can’t ice). If you use decent chocolate these are so much … Read More

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Homemade FAB ice lollies

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best ice pop recipes

Homemade FAB ice lollies Any child of the 70s and 80s will remember FAB iced lollies.  They are still available now, and a big hit with my daughter.  We have been meaning to make our own version of these for some time, and although Feb wouldn’t be the traditional time for making ice cream and lollies we were prompted by … Read More

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Prawn and Guacamole Nibbles

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Easy canapés #2

Prawn and Guacamole Nibbles Last week I shared my thai prawn soup New Years eve disaster.  Sadly these incidents are not rare in our house.  As a result, I have perfected a few throw them together nibble ideas to save the day.  These prawn and guacamole nibbles fit the bill perfectly.  Another canapé that you can make in 5 minutes that will have guests … Read More

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