Laura's Naturally Sweet Blog

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Hazelnut and Zucchini Loaf

Hazelnut and Zucchini Loaf

Sweet, nutty with just that balance between a cake and a loaf that makes it perfect for the purpose for which it was first baked – as a base for spreading my healthy chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella) on!

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Christmas Double Chocolate Cookies in a Jar

Christmas Double Chocolate Cookies in a Jar

Christmas music has been playing in the shops for over a month, Movies24 has become Christmas24 since the beginning of November, Christmas lights are starting to be turned on.

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Chocolate Advent Calendar

Chocolate Advent Calendar

I love this as a replacement for a more traditional advent calendar - especially when it’s filled with my favourite chocolates!!!

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Cattern (St Catherine) Cakes

Cattern (St Catherine) Cakes

Until a couple of days back I had never heard of Cattern Cakes (or St Catherine Cakes) - St Katherine’s Dock London mentioned them on their Facebook page with a link to original recipe.

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Alternative Dairy Free ‘Milk’ Chocolate Bar

Alternative Dairy Free ‘Milk’ Chocolate Bar

So a few weeks back I did a dairy free milk chocolate made with cashew nut butter and powdered coconut sugar - it's sooooooo good but in some way is dependent on the coconut sugar being powdered for the smoothness and I know that this can be a bit tricky - but have no fear here I have alternative recipe..........

 
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Rich Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Brownie

Rich Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Brownie

Unbelievably moist, chocolaty and impossible to resist these are more than just a great way to use up your remaining pumpkin puree (yes, that was my excuse for making them) you’ll be dying to make these all year round.

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Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft, moist and perfectly delicious these scrumptious little cookies are the perfect accompaniment for all my favourite winter beverages!

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Moist Orange Carrot Cake

Moist Orange Carrot Cake

Moist, delectable and dense with flavour each mouthful is jammed with the goodness of walnuts, raisins, sultanas and of course – carrots!

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‘Milk’ Chocolate Bar

‘Milk’ Chocolate Bar

Smooth creamy deliciousness – ‘milk’ chocolate at its best. For some reason whenever I think of milk chocolate Galaxy’s advert come to mind – ‘why have satin when you can have silk’

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Lemon Cheesecake Cupcakes

Lemon Cheesecake Cupcakes

Light and delicious with that sweet tangy lemoness that is truly scrumptious (I endeavour not to break into a number from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.)

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Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats

Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats

Creamy, fruity, delicious and light Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats – seriously yummy and ready when you are. The perfect breakfast for those of us who aren’t morning people!

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Rich Chocolate Avocado Cake

Rich Chocolate Avocado Cake

Moist, rich, and delectable this cake is seriously everything a chocolate cake should be – and the secret ingredient…………………………………….avocados!!!!

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Caramel Date and Walnut Slice

Caramel Date and Walnut Slice

These Caramel, Date and Walnut Slice are rich, sweet, caramelly and insanely delicious. A truly decadent treat – and sooooooooo easy to make!!!!

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Orange and Apple Cookie Slice

Orange and Apple Cookie Slice

Sweet, luscious, fruity and so moist these cookie slices are a pefectly delicious treat I find hard to resist. For me there is a perfect cookie – crunchy on the outside but with a certain softness in the centre.

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Super Yummy Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Super Yummy Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Super Yummy Peanut Butter Ice Cream!!! Soooooo smooth - soooooo creamy - soooooo moreish.  The only problem you’ll have with it is hiding the tub in the freezer! :)

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Light Fluffy Banana Cake

Light Fluffy Banana Cake

This banana cake is absolutely delicious, super easy and quick to make and did I mention sooooooooooo tasty and good!

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COYO Fruit Salad in a Jar

COYO Fruit Salad in a Jar

COYO Fruit Salad in a Jar – sweet juicy strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, nectarines and pineapple with layers of creamy CoYo-honey-vanilla mix – so good it really should be bad for you - right??

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Lemon and Lime Ice Lollies

Lemon and Lime Ice Lollies

I’m not kidding when I say these are seriously delicious, super simple to make and an amazing way to sneak green vegetables into your kid’s diet.

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Mint Chocolate Brownies

Mint Chocolate Brownies

Mint Chocolate Brownies, layers of moist rich brownie, sweet cooling mint cream and then a divine mint chocolate that is crying out to be made into a mint chocolate bar.

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Cherry Yoghurt Smoothie Lollies

Cherry Yoghurt Smoothie Lollies

I live in a giant modern housing estate - once a village it has grown vastly over the years to accommodate rising numbers of commuters. Long gone are the days when the view from my window stretched across miles of fields and trees.

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