Monthly Archives: November 2010

Grandma’s Christmas Pudding

Grandma's Christmas Pudding
Okay, so here goes… I’ve never made a Christmas pudding before, quite frankly my Grandma makes the best puds in the stratosphere and the thought of a pressure cooker (and having to chisel pudding from my kitchen ceiling) fills me with dread!

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Recipe for Sugar Cookies – Children in Need

Pudsey Bear Sugar Cookies

I’m sure many of you will be baking to raise funds for Children in Need so here’s my how to for the perfect Pudsey Bear Sugar Cookies.  Children in Need is Friday 19th November 2010 – you can find out more here.

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Berry Tea Loaf

A super quick recipe if you’re organised and soak the fruit the night before, just do it when you’re brewing up.  I created this when I had an urge to bake tea loaf, but went to the cupboard to find I’d used most of my dried fruit for the vat of boozy fruit I’ve got on the go. 

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Blue Peter Apple Cake

Blue Peter Apple Cake
This is the recipe for a cake that I started making in my early teens,  I used to make it for family occasions around this time of year when we were lucky enough to have apple trees in the back garden. 

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