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Mother’s Day:  Spiced Earl grey and Chocolate Bundt

Mother’s Day: Spiced Earl grey and Chocolate Bundt

So this Mother’s make it a super special day by baking or gifting her some delightful home made treats
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Tips for making, flavouring & decorating cakes

Tips for making, flavouring & decorating cakes

Admittedly, for home consumption this is not the biggest problem in the world. If using the mixture for miniature cakes, I often throw in some roughly chopped chocolate which gives little gooey bites inside
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Tea Time Treats for January 2013: The Round-Up with Citrus Delights!

Tea Time Treats for January 2013: The Round-Up with Citrus Delights!

Her Orange and Passion Fruit Cupcakes have a light fruity and refreshing taste to them, and the inspiration for the cakes came to her during a recent shopping trip to a local farm shop,  when Angela spotted some home-made curds, and as soon as she saw the jar of passion fruit and orange,  she knew I wanted to use in these little cakes
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Treat Petite February - Round Up

Treat Petite February - Round Up

Who needs restaurant food when you can make these gorgeous Valentine Mochaccino Mousses by How To Cook Good Food yourself at home, stunning
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Christmas Cookies . . .

Christmas Cookies . . .

The shops are full of them of course, but there is nothing nicer than beautiful homemade ones. They are just far too hard and not at all like the gumdrops from back home
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All The Degustaboxes!

All The Degustaboxes!

The dark chocolate and butter biscuit go really well together, and I’m not a huge fan of dark chocolate
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101 Tasty & Easy Holiday Cookie Swap Recipes

101 Tasty & Easy Holiday Cookie Swap Recipes

Samoas are the perfect combination of caramel, chocolate, coconut and shortbread. Chocolate and orange are one of the best flavor combos of all time, and the espresso add a well deserved kick to these thin, crunchy cookies
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Coconut Pralines #ChristmasWeek #Giveaway

Coconut Pralines #ChristmasWeek #Giveaway

This could take several hours or even overnight, depending on the temperature of your home. Christmas Week is possibly my favorite blogger event because our host, Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic is the best and I love cooking and baking along with this fabulous merry band
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Father's Day Treats

Father's Day Treats

Also, I don't do alcohol at home for. decadent little pots of chocolate and cream are the perfect ending to a
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Almond poppyseed shortbread and home baking

Almond poppyseed shortbread and home baking

Humble old shortbread is often forgotten about, only ever bought from the supermarket for snacking. They are one of the best additions to a cup of tea that I can think of
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Fabulous Fudge - 5 minute fix !

Fabulous Fudge - 5 minute fix !

I've finally made some and am going to send it home for my parents and brother to enjoy. Take it off the heat and immediately add and beat in the chocolate and any dry additions
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Millionaire's Shortbread: GBBO Week #5

Millionaire's Shortbread: GBBO Week #5

They aren't the neatest Millionaire's Shortbreads in the world, but I do like my bakes to have a home made look to them
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The Cake & Bake Show 2014

The Cake & Bake Show 2014

They made brandy snaps with lemon cream and Christine was fully prepared with her homemade shaping cone and stand
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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares #ChocPBDay

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares #ChocPBDay

These rich chocolate peanut butter squares are like homemade peanut butter cups made easy, just a peanut butter and sugar base topped with dark chocolate
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Round-Up: Tea Time Treats February 2014 = CHOCOLATE!

Round-Up: Tea Time Treats February 2014 = CHOCOLATE!

 Home Made Chocolate Digestives by Janie of The Hedgecombers.   This was the first time Shey has made Churros at home, and she really had fun making them
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June's We Should Cocoa Round Up: Mint

June's We Should Cocoa Round Up: Mint

I haven't made a batch of Peppermint Creams since I was studying Home Ec at school, but this lovely batch made by Angela from Garden, Tea, Cakes and Me and her niece for Father's Day has made me rethink
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Date & Prune Bars - and a timely recipe book review

Date & Prune Bars - and a timely recipe book review

We're talking recipes like Cookie Dough Billionaire Bars - you know like Millionaire's Shortbread, but with an extra layer - of raw cookie dough - between the caramel layer and the chocolate topping