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Raisin Scones with Strawberry Jam

Raisin Scones with Strawberry Jam

I’m going to admit it – one of the best things about being British is undoubtedly afternoon cream tea. An age old tradition that we could never give up – after all can you really beat warm scone fresh from the oven smothered in your favourite jam and lashings of cream? (Or in this case COYO – yes I found yet another use for it!!!)

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Chocolate Dipped Orange Shortbread

Chocolate Dipped Orange Shortbread

Orange shortbread sure sounds delicious to me but cover it in melted coconut chocolate drops - flavoured with a hint of extra orange – leave it to set and you have found my idea of perfect!

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Peaches and Cream Cupcakes

Peaches and Cream Cupcakes

Incredibly light and fluffy these cupcakes truly represent the fresh, fruity side of summer.

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Dark Ginger Cake with a Lemon COYO Frosting

Dark Ginger Cake with a Lemon COYO Frosting

It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s the world’s most delectable, rich, moist unbelievably divine ginger cake complimented to perfection by the lightest, freshest, most heavenly lemon cream you can imagine – yes this cake truly is perfection! (In my humble opinion, of course! :))

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Cookie Dough Chocolate Cups

Cookie Dough Chocolate Cups

Sweet, scrumptious cookie dough encased in a smooth delicious chocolate – seriously could anything be more delectable!

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Strawberry Pomegranate and Blackcurrant Popsicles

Strawberry Pomegranate and Blackcurrant Popsicles

Cool, fruity and incredibly delicious these are just perfect for the upcoming sunny days. I know I said I was only doing three weeks of strawberry heaven but this week’s strawberries were just too sweet and perfect not to be used for something special.

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Strawberry and White Chocolate Flapjacks

Strawberry and White Chocolate Flapjacks

So here we are in the last days of Wimbledon 2016 – later this afternoon will see Andy Murray compete in the men’s finals (congratulations Andy!) As I mentioned previously undoubtedly my favourite thing about Wimbledon is the excuse to make as many strawberry and cream based recipes as I can!!

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Sensational Strawberry Mousse

Sensational Strawberry Mousse

Sensational Strawberry Mousse - honestly no other words are necessary. This is so divine, heavenly and mouth-watering that is will send every taste bud in your mouth tingling with strawberry delight.

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White Chocolate and Strawberry Slice

White Chocolate and Strawberry Slice

Sweet, unimaginably delectable, melt in the mouth perfection - this white chocolate and strawberry slice defies the weather and says summer with every bite!

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Raspberry Chocolate Torte

Raspberry Chocolate Torte

A chocolate biscuit base, smooth, rich creamy middle countered with ripe, fresh juicy raspberries. If you are searching for that extra special treat for Father’s Day look no further. This truly decadent treat is undoubtedly the last word in luxury.

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Mini Banana and Raisin Muffins

Mini Banana and Raisin Muffins

Light, delicious, fruity and oh so good for you – could you ask for anything else? These are a fantastic little treat that is absolutely the perfect size for toddlers.

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Diabetic Chocolate Cake

Diabetic Chocolate Cake

Sweet, chocolatey and delicious – diabetic friendly chocolate cake. This is the first time I have delved into the world of cakes for diabetics. A request came in last week and I couldn’t resist the challenge.

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Coffee and Pecan Slice

Coffee and Pecan Slice

One of my favourite combinations, this amazing little treat is almost too good to be true – certainly too good to be healthier for you as well!!!

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No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

These truly are delectable peanutty delicious bars that will give you a boost whenever you need it!

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Maple and Raisin Oat Cookies

Maple and Raisin Oat Cookies

Soft, chewy and packed with plump juicy raisins- raisin oat cookies are undeniably a kitchen staple and there should always be a place for them in the cookie jar.

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Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie

This truly is one decadent, delectable dessert. The strawberry cream middle is to die for the shortcake base just sets it off to perfection.

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Lemon Curd Flapjacks

Lemon Curd Flapjacks

I believe I promised a couple of weeks ago to share with you a recipe for an amazingly delicious lemon curd flapjack I had been working on. So here it is………………….

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'Raspberry Ruffle' Cupcakes

'Raspberry Ruffle' Cupcakes

Light, fluffy chocolate cupcakes with a hint of raspberry and a dash of coconut, topped with a divine coconut raspberry frosting and drizzled with smooth dark chocolate – cupcake heaven!

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Lemon and Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon and Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

A fruity, light and fluffy blueberry stuffed lemon cupcake with a tangy but sweet and creamy frosting these are quite possibly the world’s best lemon and blueberry cupcakes. 

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Chocolate Cupcakes with a Strawberry Cheesecake Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with a Strawberry Cheesecake Frosting

Light and fluffy with an intense rich chocolate flavour - so good - honestly I have been dying to share this recipe with you. After all chocolate cake is definitely a staple when it comes to any recipe selection.

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