Tag Archives: I made it myself!

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Easy Plain Madeira Cake Recipe – Golden vs White Caster Sugar Test

I was lucky enough to go to the Cake & Bake Show and be invited to the VIP area by Baking Mad. While my interview about the Nielsen Massey vanilla was rejected by the Huffington Post (so I posted it ...

Cadbury Pebbles Crushed Boulder Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a modification of a recipe I use for other cupcakes. I added 6 Pebbles for the top of the cupcakes but the colour did melt so just be aware of that. They still tasted delicious! Makes 6 cupcakes What ...

Clas Ohlson Praline

Clas Ohlson Praline & Ganache Truffle Making Kit plus Earl Grey Truffles Recipe

There’s something about getting shiny new kitchen equipment that just fills you with a certain type of joy. That gleaming metal, those foil containers for your finished product, all that potential all tied up in plastic wrapped and boxed items ...

easy chocolate truffles recipe

Easy Chocolate Truffles Recipe

These chocolate truffles are the easiest to make as they do not involve heating anything but they do need to be kept chilled until gifting and have a very short "shelf life". I also published this over on the Good ...

Sainsburys Continentaql Breakfast Frozen Pain au Chocolat Review

You may or may not be aware that Sainsbury’s (and apparently Waitrose) have in their frozen section pastries you can bake. I have to admit, I had not considered the possibility until someone on Twitter mentioned that they were having ...

Toblerone Tricolour Decadent Brownies

I call these “decadent brownies” because they are extremely chocolaty. I’ve recommended a baking time which gives you a more cakey brownie but just reduce by 3 – 5 minutes for a more fudgy one.   300g unsalted butter 300g dark chocolate – ...

espresso brownies

Espresso Brownies Recipe

My husband loves coffee and yet doesn’t like my brownies because they are too rich.  If you’ve tried the brownie recipe I use from Green & Blacks, you’ll know why ;-)   So I tried this recipe and it was perfect ...

earl grey cupcakes

Love Bakery Earl Grey Cupcake Recipe – from the Cookbook

I got the gorgeous book of cupcake recipes from Love Bakery called "Cupcakes from the Heart" and it was so beautiful I had to bake a recipe for National Baking Week.  I baked these and husband and a friend immediately ...

toblerone shortbread cookies

Toblerone Shortbread Pockets Recipe

I had the opportunity of creating some recipes with Toblerone chocolate and so rather than make just one, I made three.  Today I’m posting one recipe and I’ll post the other two over the next two weeks. This recipe is also ...

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Hummingbird Bakery Chocolate Muffins Recipe

You know those days when nothing but a mug of tea (or coffee) and a lovely chocolate muffin will do?  I have a lot of those and as a result I’ve found myself cooking brownies, cookies and muffins all too ...

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