Tag Archives: Sugar

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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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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Real rice pudding

I have no idea why, but this Sunday morning, I woke up and craved a real, oven-baked rice pudding; the kind my mum used to make in the Aga. Creamy, soft, scented with vanilla and topped with a nutmeg crust, this … Continue reading

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