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Raspberry, Strawberry and Coconut Cake

Served with a little coconut cream or natural yoghurt, this cake would make an excellent dessert.  Alternatively, a slice is perfect for afternoon tea or as a snack.   268 more words

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A Fiesta of Flavors in San Marcos

I was looking up an after summer camp ice cream spot for my daughter and admittedly pulled up Yelp. Being that we were in San Marcos, many of our options were Mexican frutas or tostilocos. 255 more words

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Bouchon Bakery - Yountville, California

I have a soft spot in my heart for Bouchon Bakery, so on a recent trip through Napa Valley I pulled the car over in Yountville and grabbed some treats. 21 more words



Welcome to The Baking Basket.

Today’s recipe is an super easy meringue recipe.

You will need:

  • 4 eggs whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • gel food colouring  (liquid food colouring works too)
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Plums with Pumpkin Seed Crumble

Somewhere, in the back of my mind, I had a vague recollection of seeing a recipe for a plum crumble, made in a skillet with nuts and seeds in the topping.   291 more words

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Carrot Cake Cookies

The original recipe for these cookies included sultanas.   I left the sultanas out and sprinkled the tops with chopped pecan nuts instead.

We eat so many bananas in our household and I buy many bunches a week but we still have difficulty leaving them to go really ripe (the more black spots the better) so when this recipe called for mashed banana and mine weren’t particularly ripe, I decided to grate them along with the apple and carrots in my food processor.  216 more words

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Frozen Yoghurt Fruit Cake

I have to laugh at myself sometimes as to where and when I find recipes to try.   It was probably the hottest night of the year recently and I couldn’t sleep, so I was scrolling through the internet about 2am and found this delicious looking recipe and decided it would be a perfect ‘cake’ to have in the freezer for when my family come over to the Isle of Wight for a visit this summer. 168 more words

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