baking, Cakes, Recipes - tried and tested, Sweets and Goodies

Chocolate Lovers Fudge Topped Brownie

It's getting cold! Summer is very much over, but that's no reason to be down, oh no......I have something easy and yummy to make you forget about the cold weather and shorter days. Warm and comforting baking is a great way to forget the outside and makes your kitchen smell amazingly scrummy in the process.… Continue reading Chocolate Lovers Fudge Topped Brownie

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Cake Chocolate

¬† Now I know you may think the title of this post is a typo....Cake Chocolate? Surely that should say Chocolate Cake.....well, actually NO!!! This is one of the easiest recipes ever!! FACT!! What makes this recipe so easy is using an ingredient which has already been mixed. I promise I haven't lost my mind,… Continue reading Cake Chocolate

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Strawberry Blondes

Summer appears to have arrived in Surrey.....not sure for how long, but we're being positive and saying it is NOW summer! I'm ignoring the small blip of the torrential rain and thundestorm earlier, which I'm calling a 'summer shower', as the sun is again shining, the dogs are panting and we're slowly melting (but not… Continue reading Strawberry Blondes

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Creme Egg Cupcakes

OK, so Easter is over. You've got a tonne of chocolate eggs sitting around waiting to be eaten. What do you do with them? Eat them? Nah.....let's not be boring about this......why not bake them in a cupcake? This is one of the easiest, but most¬†impressive tricks to pull off. If you can bake a… Continue reading Creme Egg Cupcakes

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Creme Egg Chicks

I always have a problem with chocolate Easter gifts. They usually contain more packaging and air than actual gift. So I have decided to make my easter gifts this year. They still contain a chocolate egg, but I have added value to the egg, rather than giving a gift of primarily cardboard and plastic. You… Continue reading Creme Egg Chicks

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Chocolate Sponge Push Pops

I attend a few fairs and markets every year, with an offering of cupcakes and biscuits. When I have a table covered in cupcakes, there a are a few things I'm guaranted to see and hear..... * "Oooo, they look too good to eat" to which I always reply, "but cakes are made to be… Continue reading Chocolate Sponge Push Pops

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Chocolate Cream Cheese Butter Bars

This is what you get when 2 worlds collide! Last year, the people of England (well women mainly) were up in arms when their beloved and quintessentially English chocolate brand Cadburys was sold the the US giant Kraft. Terror hit the country as the worry that a bar of Dairy Milk would somehow change in… Continue reading Chocolate Cream Cheese Butter Bars