Raspberry and Pistachio Tarts

So…I made these delicious raspberry and pistachio tarts at the weekend to bring to the family BBQ alongside my Salted Caramel Toblerone cheesecake. And what a treat they were! A nice contrast to the chocolately…

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How to make an easy Paw Patrol Birthday Cake

I have to admit that one of the things I love about small children’s birthdays, is the cake. Not just for eating (although this is a given, obvs), but I absolutely love the thought and…

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Ultimate Salted Triple Chocolate Cookies

One of our favourite pastimes now the children are older, is to bake with them. Freddie in particular often suggests it, and will go and get one of our many cake/bread/biscuit recipe books, before picking…

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Coffee and Pecan Cake

So the kids have been all about the baking at the moment, which in a fit of I’m-missing-you-as-you’re-at-school-so-of-course-you-can-do-any-activity-you-like-as-long-as-it-makes-you-happy, misty-eyedness, I have given them free-reign of the kitchen, with maybe a teeny bit of input from…

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This Year’s Christmas Cake

Every year I make a Christmas cake, using my family’s traditional recipe. Once the cake has had a few weeks to be soaked in booze, it’s retrieved from its tin, and decorating it completes this…

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