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30 minutes of exercise - day 3

It seems that the most difficult thing about this challenge is not the actual exercise, but keeping myself from overeating! For the past days I’ve been thinking “I’ll be on the bike for half an hour later”, and this has been my excuse for consuming a whole lot of sweets. 192 more words

Custom Chocolate Slabs - Pic Heavy

This is certainly one of the easiest recipes ever!!!  They are so simple to make, and take about 15 minutes to do (apart from the cooling time).   312 more words


F is for Fig Rolls

Sorry, I haven’t been around for a while, but the allotment has been calling me during this sunny weather. It’s all dug now and planting of vegetables has commenced, so it’s time to get back in the kitchen baking (I’ve had quite a few grumbles from the family that there isn’t any cake in the house!). 797 more words


Welsh Cakes

Mixing Bowl
Baking Stone/Griddle/Frying Pan

225g Flour
100g Butter
75g Caster Sugar
100g Currants
½ tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Mixed Spice… 123 more words


Spiced apple and ginger loaf

Every Autumn when I start spying lovely plump pears, plums and apples, thoughts of warming fruity goodies are not far behind.  This particular little loaf I’m bringing you today has been a long time in the making.   445 more words


Carrot & Rum Spiced Loaves

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These look like iced buns don’t they, but there not. They are lovely miniature carrot loaf cakes.

Tender cake filled with carrots, spice and rum soaked raisins bathed in a rum spiked cream cheese frosting, the outcome is utterly delicious. 852 more words

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns:

  1. Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in in the tomb, and of course, the cross.
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