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Jam Roly Poly

Jam Roly Poly

It’s that time again…this month’s Alphabakes challenge is to bake using the letter J and is hosted by Caroline Makes. I actually made this Jam Roly Poly just before realising that the letter this month was J – it was obviously meant to be. The Jam Roly Poly was easier to make than I thought … Continue reading

Plum & Almond Crumble

Plum & Almond Crumble

Despite it being gloriously hot and sunny this weekend, me and my hubby decided to make a good old Sunday lunch. I don’t think Sunday lunch is complete without a good pudding and I have very fond childhood memories of making apple crumble with my Auntie after a big roast dinner. For me, crumble is … Continue reading

Marshmallow Teacakes

Marshmallow Teacakes

I’ve had my eye on Peyton & Byrne’s Marshmallow Teacakes ever since I bought their British Baking book but for some reason I have been put off making them because of the different stages involved in the recipe but decided to get stuck in for this month’s Alphabakes Challenge from  The More than Occasional Baker and Caroline … Continue reading

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

So I finally got around to buying myself a sugar thermometer which I have wanted for ages just so I could have a go at making one of my favourite treats – marshmallow! I adore marshmallow (for the record, the best one I have ever had was a cinnamon one from Burnt Sugar at Borough … Continue reading

Quick & Easy Baked Donuts

Quick & Easy Baked Donuts

I had such a craving for donuts last Sunday. But as it was sunday night everywhere that might possibly sell them was shut, so I thought I’d try and make some myself. I’m not one for deep frying so tracked down this recipe for the baked variety courtesy of An American Cupcake in London. The … Continue reading

Macarons – a first attempt

Macarons – a first attempt

I came across a pretty simple sounding recipe for chocolate macarons (or macaroons?!) recently and thought it would be a good starting point into the world of macarons! I had never made them before but decided to give them a go, fully expecting them to be a disaster! Whilst they didn’t turn out perfectly, they … Continue reading