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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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Black Forest Gateaux Cookies

I’m taking some tentative steps towards getting back to my old levels of productivity: nothing major to report yet but I’m getting there. And this week, I even got around to some Friday baking before work – or as it … Continue reading

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Wicked Chocolate Biscuits

OK, I confess, these aren’t all that wicked. They’re really rather nice. But they’re very dark and a little bit spooky with their staring, silver eyes. Depending on how I get on next week, there may be more imaginative halloween … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

It’s getting dark earlier and earlier. The mornings and evenings are colder than I’d like. The shops are filled with Halloween ‘tat’* and I think I could smell fireworks the other morning. I’m trying to embrace the change of seasons … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie Chocolate Chip Cookies

You can tell I’ve got a lot of writing to do this weekend. I’ve had the house to myself for the last hour and instead of cracking on with the intros to Phase 2, I’ve made a cake and two* … Continue reading

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Roasted Cocoa Chocolate Biscuits

We had an exhibition in our building at work recently, for a conference delightfully named ‘Death, Dying and Disposal’. They displayed coffins but not your standard wide-shouldered Dracula’s Choice box . Oh no, some of these were works of art. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

…out of a box. The other day, Jef found an item online comparing home-made bakes to box-bakes: the sort where you just add an egg and some milk and lo and behold, you have a cake with no effort. Said … Continue reading

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Tollhouse Yoyo Biscuits

First of all, I don’t actually know why these are called tollhouse yo-yos – yo-yos because they’re round and sandwiched together make a sort of yoyo shape? Who knows? They’re based on another Dan Lepard recipe but I swapped the … Continue reading

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Rum and Mint Brownies

Now, that’s how to do a bank holiday weekend! Even though it was throwing it down Sunday morning, we were brave and ventured out and lo and behold, out came the sun. First we headed off to the Woburn Chilli … Continue reading

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Mint Cream Chocolate Biscuits

I treated myself to a couple of wind chimes the other week, partly thanks to my ongoing fascination with not-quite-all things Japanese but also because of my basic inability to resist an appealing Amazon shop. (Cherry blossom jam! An umbrella … Continue reading

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