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All I’ve ever known about Eccles cakes is that they are English.  So when I found this recipe I thought I’d better find out a bit more about them.   93 more words

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Simnel Muffins

Simnel cake is a time-honored traditional treat in Britain at Easter: it’s a fruitcake topped with 12 marzipan balls to represent the 12 disciples of Christ. 225 more words

BBC GoodFood Magazine Recipe

White Chocolate & Cranberry Oat Cookies - simply delicious!

Fresh baked cookies are a big hit at my house, and a great way of drawing attention to the kitchen!

Now if you are like me you have a few standby recipes that you use over and over again? 246 more words


Spiced Salt Dough Decorations

I was originally going to do a post showing you some wonderful origami shapes you can do to make paper napkins look decorate at the Christmas dinner table, but then I realised I was still a Christmas present short for my grandparents!  894 more words

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Kerrygold Christmas Brownies with Cranberries and Mixed Spice


  • 300g dark chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 220g Kerrygold butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 300g light muscovado sugar
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 100g pecans, roughly chopped…
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A few months ago, I made hot cross buns.

I got the recipe from my favorite bookish cooking blog: The Little Library Cafe

But the recipe had a specific ingredient — “mixed spice”. 521 more words


There’s still plenty of time to make your Christmas Pudding, but if you end up needing to make one on Christmas Eve there’s no need to panic – this recipe is the answer.

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