Tag Archives: Cake

Summertime, And The Livin’ Is……….

……strawberry. I’m not really a gâteaux gal. If you look back at the cakes I’ve made, I don’t think there’s one. Anywhere. But I follow a page on Facebook for the Scandinavian Kitchen, which is down in London and so … Continue reading

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Well, that’s the Christmas Cake 2015 done….

  Finally got the cake from the previous post decorated. I toyed with the idea of making my own marzipan (oh, why do I watch videos on Youtube and think ‘well, THAT looks easy enough’?) but common sense prevailed and … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Cake, Oh Christmas Cake……

…..why do you take so long to bake????? Well, the ‘gluten free’ experiment didn’t last very long as it appears that it’s something that’s is regularly tested for at my daughter’s diabetes clinic, so we’re back to her still feeling … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Lemons………

I shall post this, but don’t expect me to like it. It’s just too painful.  Let me explain……….due to some gastric problems within the family, I’m having to cook ‘gluten free’ for the next 3 weeks. I’m crossing everything I’ve … Continue reading

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Muffin Tops

I swear I never ever though I’d be one of those women who waft, Nigella like, into a kitchen and start baking for breakfast, murmuring under their breaths about how easily one could whip up a batch of muffins for breakfast. … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Shot!!!

I sometimes wonder who the first person was to do something. Some are well documented – though if Alexander Graham Bell had known that his most famous invention would be used to sell everything from double glazing to ambulance chasers … Continue reading

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Feeling Fruity?

We’re now getting to that time of year when the house smells of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger etc., nights are getting longer (and electricity and gas bills are getting correspondingly bigger), and your salad drawer looks a bit forlorn as you … Continue reading

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Aaaaa-tofu…

Bless you 🙂 I’ve been having a few problems with my computer (hence the lack of anything resembling a new post for quite a while). The main one is that it’s actually getting on a bit and though I’ve had … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch….

Okay, so now you’ve got your cake, what’cha gonna do with it? Well, I’d normally answer ‘eat it’, but remember this isn’t for me, so decorating it might be a better answer. Now, I’m rubbish at decorating, but don’t fear, … Continue reading

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O Christmas Cake, O Christmas Cake…….

………I’m going to have to rush this bake……….. I’ve really got to keep my big gob shut. One of the other ladies on the schools’ PTA is an incredible baker and she usually donates a cake for the hamper raffle … Continue reading

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