Tag Archives: Baking

Hot Air Balloon Chocolate Cake

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Once again inspired by pinterest I decided to make a hot air balloon cake for my Son’s Welcome Party, I used the pin below to work from. ICING 200ml double cream 50g butter 3 tbsp clear honey 200g dark chocolate (use … Continue reading

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Sugar Free Banana & Raisin Loaf

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I found an easy sugar free banana bread recipe, so I can feed my little boy a healthy cake on a regular basis for his pudding! It’s lovely with custard!   125g plain wholemeal flour 1½ tsp baking powder 2 … Continue reading

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Sugar & butter free fruit flapjacks

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My 18 month old Son LOVES flapjacks and I’ve spent a long time looking for and adapting sugar free fruit flapjack recipes, my most recent batch seem to be the best, so I thought I’d share my recipe. makes 16 … Continue reading

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Soft Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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I’ve been adapting and perfecting this recipe for a while and the last batch of cookies were a hit. Makes 20-24 230g Unsalted Butter, room temperature 250g Brown Sugar 2 Large Eggs, room temperature 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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Ham, Cheddar & Courgette Muffins

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I wanted to bake some savoury muffins and was inspired by a Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe, which I adapted slightly to use different filling ingredients. My 14 month old Son loves these, they make a lot of mess but he happily … Continue reading

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Chocolate & Banana Muffins

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As I have always taken home-made cakes into work for my birthday, I couldn’t let such a tradition fade out in 2013. So I baked some chocolate & banana muffins, which were gratefully accepted! Makes 12 100g Butter (softened) 175g Caster Sugar … Continue reading

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Chocolate Macaroons

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My brother in law set a Christmas Cooking Challenge; Who can make the best macaroons! My mother in law and I each made a batch of macaroons and the rest of the family judged them on Christmas Day. My brother … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake

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I wanted to experiment with a rainbow cake recipe to see how it would turn out, plus who doesn’t love cake AND rainbows! Serves 8 Cake 150g Caster Sugar 150g Softened Butter 3 Eggs (beaten) 150g Self-Raising Flour 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Rum, raisin and banana pudding

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I had a little leftover rum and some bananas hanging about and  friends coming round for dinner, so made this lovely pud for us all to share. 100g Raisins 50ml Dark Rum 4 large Bananas 6 tbsp Golden Syrup 75g … Continue reading

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Guinness Birthday Cake

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I borrowed this recipe from Nigella Lawson’s website to make Adam a birthday cake, he loves Guinness and doesn’t really have a sweet tooth, so this rich, moist cake was the perfect option. Although it doesn’t taste of stout, there … Continue reading

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