30 Jun 2014

PBJ Cupcakes

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Light, airy cupcakes filled with homemade jam and topped with whipped peanut butter frosting. Like a PBJ sandwich, but in a cupcake.

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29 Jun 2014

Mango Curd Tarts

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I love lemon/lime and rhubarb curd. This mango curd recipe is just as good. You can make most of it in advance, then just bake and fill the tart shells on the day you need them.


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28 Jun 2014

Blueberry Almond Macaroons

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Use up extra egg whites (from custard etc) with these. You can swap blueberries for any other type of berries.


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27 Jun 2014

Pear and Ginger Jam

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Strong ginger compliments the pears well in the recipe. Makes about 6x 8fl oz jars.

Sealed pot of jam

Sealed pear and ginger jam

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26 Jun 2014

Apple and Blueberry Pies

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The Atlantic crop of blueberries is in the shops at this time of year (they’re the huge ones) and they make great pies. This recipe makes enough for a 10cm and 12cm pie.


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25 Jun 2014

Apricot Champagne Jam

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An excuse to buy champagne. You can substitute it water if you’re not into alcohol though.


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22 Jun 2014

Chocolate Espresso Shortbread

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If you could make a Mocha in a biscuit, this would be it. Buttery shortbread with espresso and dark chocolate chips and excellent with coffee.


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21 Jun 2014

Lemon Chunk Cakes

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I was desperate for a chance to use my mini bundt cake pan, and lemon drizzle cakes are the perfect excuse. These have chunks of mixed peel and loads of poppy seeds. I made mini bundt cakes, but cupcakes would work just as well.


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20 Jun 2014

Super Soft Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The cream cheese in these cookies makes them extra soft. This makes about 10 cookies.


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16 Jun 2014

Amsterdam Caramel Cookies

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Caramel streaks permeate these cookies, originally from the Hairy Bikers. This makes 14 big cookies.

Cookies after cooling

Caramel cookies after cooling

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