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Toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road

Happy Friday! A little while ago I was inspired to make this yummy toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road. It's ideal for when you just need something sweet. Here is the recipe (by John Whaite) if you want to give it a go this weekend! Ingredients:(Makes 12–16) 250g dark chocolate (60–70% cocoa solids), broken… Continue reading Toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road

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Chocolate and Greek Yoghurt Cake

This chocolatey treat is really moist and satisfying. It's healthier as well- so ticks all the boxes. The ingredients for this cake were originally supplied by Bakedin, but this recipe works equally as well. Ingredients1 ¾ cups self-rising flour1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder⅛ teaspoon salt2 cups white sugar1 cup water2 eggs¼ cup vanilla Greek yogurt2 teaspoons… Continue reading Chocolate and Greek Yoghurt Cake

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Delicious Cinnamon Buns

Even though I've been into baking for a few years now, I've never tried baking cinnamon buns before. Which is a surprise because I love them! Receiving the Cinnamon Buns kit from Bakedin gave me the opportunity to try my hand at making some. My favourite part was when the house filled with the aroma… Continue reading Delicious Cinnamon Buns

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Easy Chicken Curry

I'm completely caffeinated on coffee as I write this. Knew having two cups wasn't the best idea haha!The takeaways near me aren't up to much, so I thought I'd try to create my own Indian feast at the weekends. This chicken curry is yummy and easy to make- a pretty good substitute for a takeaway… Continue reading Easy Chicken Curry

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Comforting Chicken Stroganoff

I was in the mood for something tasty and warming a few weeks ago and this flavoursome chicken stroganoff I made was just the ticket. It is is a comfort-food classic- ideal for a cold winter night, or just when you want to feel cosy. INGREDIENTS  2 chicken breasts cut into 1" pieces3 tablespoons olive oil divided1 tablespoon butter1/2 teaspoon garlic powderSalt & pepper to… Continue reading Comforting Chicken Stroganoff

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Pear and Frangipane Tart

I made this absolutely yummy pear and frangipane tart a little while ago. I'm not usually a fan of fruit-based puddings, but this was wonderfully sweet, with just the right amount of sharpness. It was the ideal Autumn/ Winter sweet treat. I froze some of mine to make it last longer. Prep time: 30 mins… Continue reading Pear and Frangipane Tart

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Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies

These almond frangipane mince pies were a real treat. Delightfully festive, with a twist on a traditional favourite, they taste great with a glass of mulled wine (or mulled wine tea). However, what makes them extra- special is that the ingredients were supplied by vegan bakery Poster Bakes, in partnership with homelessness charity The Connection… Continue reading Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies

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Rather Lovely Raspberry Ripple Cake

Over the last few months, I missed going out to eat cake so much I decided to make it myself. I baked this delightful raspberry ripple- recipe and ingredients courtesy of BakedIn. Ingredients: 130g caster sugar 195g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 75g granulated sugar 130g icing sugar 2.5g freeze dried raspberries 4 medium… Continue reading Rather Lovely Raspberry Ripple Cake

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Soft-baked Pretzels

Okay not going to lie, I've never really given much thought to pretzels. I predominantly thought they were a savoury snack. So when I received my latest baking box from BakedIn, I was intrigued to find that this month's bake was going to be soft-baked pretzels. Not only that, but these were sweet, covered in… Continue reading Soft-baked Pretzels

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Simply scrumptious scones

I absolutely love afternoon tea (as anyone who follows this blog will know). And what is no afternoon tea complete without? Scones! Now, I feel that scones are one of those foods that everyone has their own recipe for- however there seems to be a huge amount of variations online. Therefore, you need to try… Continue reading Simply scrumptious scones