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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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Salted Coconut Milk Chocolate Raisin Clusters

Salted Coconut Milk Chocolate Raisin Clusters

Plump juicy raisins coated in a delectable coconut milk chocolate – what could be better? I mean I know it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a fortune everything is better covered in chocolate. (Sorry Jane!) 

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Chocolate Cream Filled Mini Easter Eggs

Chocolate Cream Filled Mini Easter Eggs

Okay put your hand up if you remember the first Lindt Lindor Easter egg that you ever had……………………………………… I do for sure. (Don’t worry if you could never have them - all that is about to change!!!)

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Simnel Cakes

Simnel Cakes

When I was about seven my school sent a message home to my parents (I’m sure it was aimed at my Mum) to provide me with two empty and cleaned pineapple tins.

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Delectable Date Flapjacks

Delectable Date Flapjacks

My Mother has just finished making my niece the most fabulous apron. The fabric is a farmyard scene with horses, dogs, sheep, pigs, ponds with ducks, chickens, tractors and apple and pear trees – hang on I’ll see if I can get a photo………….

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Four Fruits Sponge Cake

Four Fruits Sponge Cake

I honestly wish that I could pass a piece of this cake through the computer screen so you get taste it. Words are failing me as I try to describe the sheer deliciousness of each mouthful.

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Butterscotch Tarts

Butterscotch Tarts

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to post a recipe for Butterscotch Tarts…..not one that I have in my repertoire. My first thought was ‘yummmmmmmmm!!!!!’

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'Cherry Garcia' Chocolate Brownies

'Cherry Garcia' Chocolate Brownies

So there I was once again (it seems to be a bit of a theme this year) experimenting with my favourite Dalfour jam (in case you didn’t guess it was the cherry one this time).

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Valentines Strawberry Filled Chocolate Hearts

Valentines Strawberry Filled Chocolate Hearts

What says Happy Valentine’s Day better than a box of these perfectly fruity, chocolately Valentines Strawberry Filled Chocolate Hearts?

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Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

Pancake Day, along with Chocolate Day, Eat Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (yes a real thing!) Peanut Butter Day (for anyone who missed it but loves peanut butter, Peanut Butter Lovers Day is coming up on the 1st March…….)

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