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Spicy Orange Cake!

I absolutely love mixed spice and think it is sad that it is usually only popular at  Christmas. I  use it whenever I can, for example a good spoonful gets added to my… 198 more words

Carrot Muffins

I’ve had some really big carrots (5-6 cm in diameter at the big end!) in my vegetable drawer lately and there are only 2 ways I can think of dealing with this particular problem.  317 more words


Happy Hiking. Little Carrot Muffin Loaves With A Streusel Topping.

It’s been way too hot and humid to contemplate turning on the oven and baking for quite some time now. Today I’ve only relented as my girls have an upcoming hike for their Duke Of Edinburgh award scheme. 501 more words

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I can remember Mum having these in the biscuit tin when my brothers and I came home from school ravenous.  They still taste good and while they’re still great to have in the tin when the kids get home, adults done mind them either.

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Warm Blueberry Porridge with Rose Petals

Warm Blueberry Porridge with Rose Petals

I remember when porridge used to be just that…Porridge! The 2 biggest decisions were… 1: milk or water and 2: sweet or salty (always sweet for me!). 417 more words

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Eggless Welsh Cakes

The first Easter following our move to England happened to coincide with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. This only meant one thing to us – extra holidays! 844 more words


Sticky Toffee 'Pudding' Cake

This is delicious and I can guarantee you it will not be around for long if you make it!



Golden Syrup