Category Archives: Cakes & biscuits

Afternoon tea scones

I think I’ve mentioned before that I don’t really have much of a sweet tooth but there are certain things that I’ll make an exception for…………an afternoon (or morning) tea treat of freshly baked scones topped with clotted cream and … Continue reading

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English Carrot Cake

In the school holidays, it’s always nice to have a homemade cake around for children and drop-in visitors. This is actually a good one for kids to help make and, as it’s moist texture comes from sweet grated carrots, it’s … Continue reading

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Almond and pistachio cantuccini

I just don’t have anywhere near enough time to bake these days. ┬áThankfully, I’ve got a few days off over the Xmas and New Year break so I’m making these lovely cantuccini biscuits to wrap in pretty cellophane bags and … Continue reading

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Peanut butter cookies

Everyone loves these soft, golden peanut butter cookies. They are a delicious teatime or party treat and kids love helping to make them. Eat them plain, or dip them in melted chocolate. You could also crumble them over ice cream, … Continue reading

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Edward’s chocolate Coca-Cola birthday cake

This is quite possibly the most perfect home made birthday cake for any boy or girl. However if, like our great nephew Edward, chocolate and Coca-Cola are amongst your favourite, yet normally restricted food items, it becomes even more perfect. … Continue reading

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