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Fortune Cookies

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With Chinese New Year very shortly (8th Feb 2016) let’s make some fortune cookies and welcome the Year of the Monkey!  

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7- Cheddar and Olive Bites

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A little something to nibble on?  

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5 – Baileys Chocolate Mousse

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Have you planned your Christmas desserts?  You might need to squeeze these in somewhere – a simple luscious Baileys Chocolate Mousse and Shortbread Stars.  If you need desserts to serve to Mums to be and the elderly (check and check) then you’ll need to avoid uncooked eggs and this little mousse is a great way to do just that!

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1 – Lebkuchen Pud Lollies

So it’s here!  1st of December is not only Advent Calendar day it’s the start of The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas Recipes!

For day number 1 I’m bringing you these lovely Lebkuchen Christmas Pudding Biscuit Lollies, lovely little gifts or just because it’s Christmas!

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S’Mores Cupcakes

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It’s National Cupcake Week this week (14-20 Sept) so it surely deserves a cupcake recipe on the blog!  And we’re not just celebrating with a recipe, I’ve a fab giveaway lined up for you today too in partnership with Ulster Weavers and you can be in with a chance of bagging some beautiful goodies for your kitchen – watch out for my post coming later today!

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Strawberry Meringue Slices

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The summer hols have me well and truly in a sunshine baking mood!  These slices are not for the faint hearted – packing a truly sweet treat – shortbread, strawberry meringue and white chocolate!

Ingredients:

Shortbread Base

125g butter, softened

50g caster sugar

175g plain flour

 

4 tablespoons of strawberry jam

50g meringues

100g white chocolate

1 small packet of Fruit Bowl strawberry fruit flakes (optional)

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Photo Booth Biscuits for Comic Relief

IMG_2408It’s Red Nose Day 2015 this Friday 13th March and the challenge from Comic Relief this year is Make Your Face Funny For Money!

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So how about Photo Booth Prop Biscuits? Brilliant fun with a biscuit on a stick, plus the proceeds as always are going to a great cause!

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Day 11 – Mantecados

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A little something to share with you for Christmas that I’d not come across before.  I was tipped off to these by a good friend Helen who lives and works in Spain – you may have come across her blog The Diary of a Cake Maker.

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Day 2 – Gingerbread Reindeer Barns

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How much fun are these?    When Lindt sent me a chocolate delivery (yes I know, that’s a great delivery to get) I knew I had to come up with something Christmassy – there was no way I was melting those Reindeer down for truffles!

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The Great British Bake Off with Stork

 

 

Summer holidays is always bedlam in our house, but it does always mean the start of a new series of The Great British Bake Off – and that’s definitely a reason to be happy!

This year I’m joining in (although without the stress and eagle eyes of Paul and Mary watching over me) and baking along to the Bake Off in partnership with Stork.  

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