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Apricot and chocolate almond cake

When fresh apricots are in season, the pairing of almonds and chocolate in this delicious sponge dessert is simply perfect. Serve with creme fraÎche or vanilla ice cream on the side and/or a compote of fresh apricots baked in the oven … 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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Birthday chocolate bundt cake

I readily admit that posh, celebration-worthy cake baking is not my strongest suit but, after being quoted up to £160 to have one made, I decided to see what I could whip up for my lovely daughter’s 30th birthday party. … Continue reading

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