Category Archives: Desserts

Jubilee chocolate trifle

In the run up to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee there was a competition to find the best pudding to celebrate at a Jubilee party. A lemon trifle won and I’m sure it was lovely but my chocolate and coffee version … Continue reading

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Sticky toffee pudding

I’ve eaten a few sticky toffee puddings in my time but I’ve never made one so, when I had a recent request to make it for Sunday lunch, I had to do some research. There are lots of different recipes … Continue reading

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Chocolate pavlova with raspberries

Full disclosure, I have never made a pavlova before I made this one because I normally leave that to my neighbour Lynne, ‘Queen of Pav’. Anyway, I bit the bullet and made this chocolate and raspberry beauty for my lovely … Continue reading

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Plum and almond galette

This is a super-easy crowd-pleasing dessert or afternoon tea treat that uses basic store-cupboard ingredients and seasonal fruit. A shop-bought puff pastry base is topped with a ready-rolled marzipan filling, fresh plums and flaked almonds, baked in the oven in … Continue reading

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