In the Pantry

Homemade Granola

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If you think of Granola do you think dry crunchy boring stuff?  

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Posted in Apple, Breakfast, Egg-free, In the Pantry, Nut, Nuts, Treats, Vanilla | 11 Comments

Jam Jam Jam Jam!

A couple of weeks ago Edd (from Bake Off) and I attended a jam making session hosted by Stoves and the WI in London.  Jam is something I’ve only started doing properly this year, it always seemed the height of domesticity to me, which is why I never gave it a go! 

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Posted in Blackberry, Damson, In the Pantry | 15 Comments

Ribbon Bow Cupcake Toppers – A How To…

Ribbon Bow Cupcake Toppers

Thought I would just do a quick post on how to make your own lovely cupcake toppers.  I used these little bows on sticks for my miniature cakes in The Great British Bake Off.

I’ve always been a crafty kind of person, taught to me by my lovely Mum!

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Posted in Cupcakes, How To, In the Pantry, The Great British Bake Off | 9 Comments

Boozy Christmas Fruit

Boozy Christmas FruitYes yes, I’m ready for you to lynch me with all your squeals of ‘it’s nowhere near Christmas’.  I don’t care I love Christmas, the sooner the mince pies are in the shops the better as far as I’m concerned!  I’ve got my tree up already – haven’t you?

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Super Zingy Lemon Curd

I’m famous for my Lemon Sponge cakes but what makes them super special is my very own Super Zingy Lemon Curd.

Ingredients:

Zest and Juice of 6 Lemons
120g Butter
450g Caster Sugar
4 Eggs
Makes 1litre of Lemon Curd.

Step one is to zest all 6 lemons, so I’ll meet you for the next step in half an hour!  

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Posted in In the Pantry, Lemon | 95 Comments