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September 2011

Malteser Cupcakes

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Maltesers are lighter than ordinary chocolate right? So these are almost diet cakes… Ingredients: 200g softened butter 150g caster sugar 50g brown sugar 2 drops vanilla extract 4 eggs 200g plain flour 10g baking powder pinch salt 80g maltesers For … Continue reading

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Cake Size – O – meter

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I am constantly trying to figure out how to either downsize a cake recipe which makes cakes too big for the tins I own and have found this fabulously nifty ingredients converter online – no more waste!! http://www.cakebaker.co.uk/baking-tin-size-conversion-calculator.html

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Beetroot and Chocolate Cake

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Trust me – whilst this sounds strange, beetroot in cake is actually really delicious. This beetroot and chocolate cake recipe is one of the best I have tried… Serves 10-12 Prep time 25 minutes Cooking time 45-50 minutes Ingredients: 125g … Continue reading

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Halloween – A Few Great Additions To The Party Table

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So Halloween is quickly approaching and being my 6 year old’s 2nd favourite occasion of the year, only beaten by Christmas, I am now under pressure to make this year’s annual family Halloween bash better than last year’s. Sure we … Continue reading

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Chocolate Praline Squares

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As the picture of this cake looks too good not to share, todays recipe is praline cake squares – yum! Ingredients 240ml sour cream 115g salted butter 350g brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 300g plain flour 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

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Today is Teddy Bear Day and if mine could talk (and eat for that matter) I know he would approve of todays recipe from the fantastic Bakerella site… Ingredients 350g plain flour 50g natural unsweetened cocoa 275g caster sugar 3/4 … Continue reading

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