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Simnel Cake

  Hello, folks! Happy Easter – it’s not a festival that I tend to mark much, apart from generic delight at having a few days off work and a hope that the sun will shine, but this year I decided … Continue reading

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Mince Pie Flapjack

My favourite three little words at the moment are ‘Academic requirements met’. I saw that in the subject line of an email that came in on Thursday and it’s one of the best emails I’ve ever been sent! It means, finally, that … Continue reading

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Chocolate Whiskey Layer Cake

This feels like the first autumn in years that I’ve actually been able to enjoy. For ages now, feeling stressed and overwhelmed has meant that a change of season has meant time is running out and I’ve not done enough. It … Continue reading

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Dulche du Leche Salted Caramel Brownies

Hello again. Oh, what a summer it’s been. A few of you probably saw this post when it went up in July – I’d planned it ahead to post on the day of my viva, but things went awry and … Continue reading

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Banana, Pecan and Ginger Muffins

Hello! It’s been a while, I know. I’ve been busy working on the last chapters for my thesis – I’m back on track to hand everything in by the end of March which is terrifying, unbelievable and wonderful all at the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Birthday Cake

I made this for Angela’s birthday – I was really happy with how it turned out! It was very quick and easy to make, and looked stunning. I went for the square tin because that’s the only one I could … Continue reading

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Black Forest Brownies

There’s a tin of cherry pie filling at the back of my baking cupboard. I don’t remember buying it but I’ve recently had a clear out and have been wanting to do something to use it up. It’s the sort … Continue reading

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Turning Season Cookies

I had a long, long walk today. Partly my fault, I’d stupidly left my purse at home and had to go back and get it, but I also wanted to revisit some of places I went the last time I … Continue reading

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Green Tea Cake

I had a really nice morning yesterday. It was a beautiful, bright, sunny July morning so I took myself off for a walk to the next estate – ostensibly to do a bit of shopping but I also wanted to explore … Continue reading

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Maple, Peanut and Cinnamon Biscuits

Orange blossoms are my favourite flowers. I have an immense & immortal version in the garden which makes me smile every year with its beautiful blossoms and amazing scent. Early June is the classic time for these flowers to open – they … Continue reading

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