Laura's Naturally Sweet Blog

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Light Ginger Cupcakes

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Spicy, light, fluffy and simply divine these are the perfect cupcakes to warm you up during these strangely cold March, yes I said March, days!

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Cherry Bakewell Ice Cream

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Smooth, creamy and perfectly delectable! This is undoubtedly one of my all-time favourite ice creams! The idea first came to me a couple of years back whilst on holiday in the peak district and I know I promised to share it back then.

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Lemon Sultana and Oat Cookie Slice

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It’s fuity, it’s oaty, it’s super easy to make and it’s perfectly delectable! This is one recipe that you are going to make to want again and again!

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Valentine’s Chocolate Orange Truffles

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These rich, moreish, decedent chocolate orange truffles are the perfect Valentines treat – whether it’s for you or someone special.

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Cherry Almond Cookies

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Sweet, delicious, moreish cookies filled with nutty goodness!!!  They’ll have you reaching for a second one for sure!

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Cherry Cobbler

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Warm fruity and delicious it’s the perfect winter dessert. You’ll want to make sure that you keep some frozen cherries in the freezer for when this one takes your fancy!

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Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookie Slice

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Anyone who knows me know I can’t resist a good cookie slice – and wow, is this a gooooooooooooooooooood cookie slice!

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

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It's the thanksgiving time of year! One of my absolute favourites! I have soooooooooo many things to be thankful for!

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Top Ten Halloween Chocolates

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Halloween – scary movies, getting dressed up, trick or treating – it can be pretty good fun!

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Orange and Sultana Scones

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At the top of my fathers "to do" list on every family holiday was cream tea, which for him consisted of a cup of real coffee accompanied by a thickly buttered scone, topped with strawberry jam and piled high with thick cream, preferably clotted cream!

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Raspberry and Vanilla Cheesecake

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Until I visited New York I did not fully appreciate the real difference between an American and a British cheesecake. And I don't just mean in portion size – although that does play a pretty big role!!!

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Hazelnut Chocolate Smoothie Flapjacks

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"You must try one of these! You will love them." A friend had made a detour specially to buy me one of these 'hazelnut chocolate smoothie flapjacks she had found in the flapjack section of the local CoOp.

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Peanut Butter Carrot Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

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Okay, okay any of my regular reader know by this point that I am mad about peanut butter (all nut butters in fact – hey come on you know you love them too!)

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Molasses Ginger Cookies

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These are one rich, spicy, melt in the mouth, awesome little treat that will keep you going all winter!!!!

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Orange Smoothie Flapjacks

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I was having an interesting chat with a good friend of mine the other day who hails from one of the South East American states. He is allergic to dairy and one of my favourite people to bake for. Not only does he super enjoy my baking but he takes the time to tell me, and explain why.

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Pineapple and Coconut Smoothie

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Sweet, refreshing and invigorating - I have always loved a good smoothie! Fresh and nutritious they are the perfect pick-me-up boost that makes you feel so good.

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Peanut Butter Shortbread with Chocolate Drops

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Light, crunchy, melt-in-the-mouth, little slices-of-heaven – there simply aren’t enough words of delectableness to describe this awesome, super-easy-to-make slice.

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No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

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Oh yeah – it’s chocolate, it’s hazelnut, its no-bake, and it’s undoubtedly heavenly! You’re gonna want to make this one because you really do have to try it!

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100% Orange Lollies

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Sweet, refreshing, cooling and absolutely delicious. These are one amazing, super healthy treat that you're going to want to keep ready in the freezer in time for the next heat wave! 

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Fruit, Nut and Seed Flapjacks

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This is one perfectly delicious, super healthy, nutritious flapjack! Bursting with goodness – in the form of dried fruit, nuts and seeds – you’ll want to make sure you keep one of these around to give you that hunger beating, energy boost you need!

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