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lemon cake

Luscious lemon cake with a healthy hidden vegetable twist


Hidden veg! When you think of hidden vegetables in cake, you might automatically think of carrot cake. Well, that carrot is not so hidden but it does make for a really delicious cake! If you look back at historic cake recipes, you will find there are numerous many recipes which use vegetables. I used to use a delicious chocolate mud…

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victoria sponge

Victoria sponge cake recipe you’ll love for your Jubilee party


Strawberries, Cream & Cake. Locally grown strawberries have begun to appear in the shops here and what is more perfect them piling them on a cake! Whilst the taste of shop bought strawberries is less superior than ones grown at home, they do still smell and taste of Summer. Strawberries and cream seem to go together so well but do…

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heart shaped cookies

7 Valentine’s ideas to show someone how much you love them


Valentine’s Ideas It is the time of year again when everywhere around us there are adverts for chocolates, flowers, perfume and jewellery. If you are in love, particularly a new love, this one day in the year can potentially make or break your relationship. Those in a long term relationship appear to have very differing views. Some people see it…

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tropical vegan cake on a plate with white flowers

Share the enjoyment of summer with this Tropical Vegan Cake


Tropical Vegan Cake I thought it was about time to have a new cake! There’s always a reason for cake! A birthday (yes mine)!; a thank you (yes, you!); coffee with a friend (who’s coming?); or just because you deserve it (that will be me too at the minute)! Why a tropical cake? Well, I thought I should try something…

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The best cake ever! St. Clements Cake here we come


The best cake ever! St. Clements Cake here we come Citrusy, zingy, melt-in-the-mouth soft delicious sponge! I am hooked! Seriously, I take it all back! I DO like citrusy cakes or to be specific, this St Clements cake! It’s only taken me 40-something years to realise it! Oh My Gosh! Okay, so strictly speaking this cake is lemon & orange,…

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slice of apple crumble cake on a plate

Apple Crumble Cake


Apple Crumble Cake When you have lots of apples and have already made apple crumble, baked apple dumplings, apple crumble slice and apple jumble! what do you do? You create something new! Apple Crumble Cake! This is cake. There are spiced apples. and crumble. All. Rolled. Into. One! Perfect! Your go-to Recipe I have made this with straightforward ingredients which…

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Marble bundt cake on a white and gold rimmed plate, topped with strawberries and dusted with icing sugar

Marbled Vegan Bundt Cake


Marbled Vegan Bundt Cake What is a Bundt cake? A Bundt cake is named for the shape of the tin. Some refer to it as a doughnut shape, others just a ring-shaped cake, or indeed, a cake with a hole in! There is no special type of cake for a Bundt as it can be any flavour you wish! What…

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Biscoff brownie squares on a wire baking rack

Decadent Vegan Biscoff Brownies


Decadent Vegan Biscoff Brownies Oh yes you need these brownies! If you only have one brownie recipe, or only one cake recipe, make it this one! You know when you want something so delicious, so sweet and worthy of its decadence… this is it! Seriously you really need to make these vegan biscoff brownies! The Brownie Recipe We’ve tried to…

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Slice of chocolate cake on a gold rimmed plate with the cake in the background.

Store-cupboard Chocolate Cake!


Chocolate Cake Store-cupboard Chocolate Cake! Who loves chocolate cake? Everyone yes? Well, a little known secret… but not me! I could never understand why people were so crazy about it! Chocolate yes! Cake that is chocolate no! Then, I started making it for birthdays and other special occasions and you know what? Yes, you guessed it! I was wrong! Variations…

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