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The Great Euro Bake Off

Afternoon Europe. Just a quick reminder that this blog is purely my reflections/observations and opinions on my favourite event of the year. As I’ve said before, it’s my Christmas! 372 more words

Eurovision Song Contest

Choux Buns filled with Mocha Cream

I made these choux buns as an alternative birthday cake for my other half as he prefers pastry to sponge. For the choux buns I used Mary Berry's recipe for profiteroles and watched a couple of YouTube videos to remind myself of the consistency of the choux mixture. 113 more words

Simnel Cake

Last Easter, I made my first Simnel Cake. I used the Jane Brocket recipe from Vintage Cakes, and to be perfectly frank, it was a total flop. 715 more words

Jane Brocket

Lemon fudge cake

I hate being told what to do.  Following recipes is therefore a challenge for me and I rarely follow them but see them more as guidance.  337 more words


Week Seventy Six - Mary Berry's Farmhouse Brown Seeded Loaf & Easter Simnel Cake

Week seventy six at last, I am back in the baking saddle but it is a tentative exploration during my recovery and I have found that the mind is willing but the body doesn’t want to stand in place for too long without moving or sitting down! 370 more words

Mary Berry

A giant Easter cake

Mary Berry made this cake on a Christmas special but, lets be honest, a Tunis cake, fragrant with lemon, dense with ground almonds, and covered in more chocolate than can be considered decent, is a cake for Easter if ever there was one. 243 more words