Chocolate Mousse Flower Pots with White Chocolate Carrots

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Abbi and I saw these teeny tiny little flowerpots in the garden centre and had to have them.  We thought it would be a nice idea to use them for baking. I’ve seen them used with edible flowers on pinterest.  But unfortunately a combination of the fact that our garden is like a barren wasteland after a very wet winter… … Read More

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Squidgey Chocolate Brownie Cake

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Squidgey Chocolate Brownie Cake

Squidgey Chocolate Brownie Cake Abbi and I planned to make peanut butter chocolate brownie cake last week, but I was elbow deep in cake batter before realising I didnt have any peanut butter.  Duh.  A pretty intrinsic ingredient for peanut butter brownies.  Into the oven went anyway, and thus squidgey chocolate brownie cake was born. Ingredients 300g chocolate 200g unsalted butter (softened) plus … Read More

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Scorchio: Twelve of The Best Popsicles and Ice Lollies Around

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Scorchio! Twelve of The Best Popsicles and Ice Lollies Around

Scorchio! Twelve of The Best Popsicles and Ice Lollies Around In the UK we call them ice lollies, in the US popsicles or ice pops. Whatever you want to call them, I’ve done the heavy lifting for you, and found 12 of the best popsicles and ice lollies around.  You can thank me later. It has been ridiculously hot in … Read More

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Orange and Almond Cake

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Orange and Almond cake

Orange and Almond Cake While looking for a recipe for a Finnish Almond cake a few years ago, I stumbled on this Orange and Almond Cake from Cookies on Friday.  She uses “cup” measurements, which I am not a fan of so I’ve  converted to metric as best I can.  (This site is great: baking conversions).The cake was quick, easy, and really moreish to … Read More

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Apricot Tart with Almond Frangipane

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Apricot Tart with Almond Frangipane

Apricot Tart with Almond Frangipane This apricot tart made with fruit almonds, sugar and pastry is from my armoury of “go to” easy puddings.  I’ve yet to meet someone who doesn’t love it, and even better can be whipped up in 15 minutes mainly from stuff you already have in your cupboards.    The sharpness of the apricots combines brilliantly with the crunchy … Read More

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