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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Grapefruit Posset

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Grapefruit Posset

Grapefruit Posset One of my “go to” puddings when I only have 5 minutes to spare or a large crowd to feed is lemon posset.  But its become very samey, so I wanted to try a variation.  I don’t fancy orange posset, as I think it would be quite sickly (let me know if you’ve tried it), and lime possibly a … Read More

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Mint Chocolate Bark as Personalised Clock Mint Crisps

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Mint Chocolate Bark into Clock Mint Crisps

Mint Chocolate Bark into Clock Mint Crisps I made this mint chocolate bark into chocolate mint crisp clocks for our New Years Eve Party. Ingredients: This made around 10 chocolates for me. 100g of best quality dark chocolate with a high cocoa solid content  (Green and blacks is good) 5  Mint humbugs or any similar mint sweet.  Note.  For those that dont … Read More

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