Sticky Toffee Baked Alaska

Just dropping in with a lovely Bank Holiday Weekend pudding idea for you – Sticky Toffee Baked Alaska, a retro pud that’s sure to please!

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Summer Punch Pinata Cake

A Summer Punch Pinata Cake is my sunshine inspired addition to Bake With Stork – this will go down a treat if you’re planning a get together, sunny weekend BBQ or indeed just because!


Step by step instructions with pictures right here


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Self Saucing Chocolate Pudding


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What could be better than a chocolate pudding with lashings of chocolate sauce?  Well in my book, not too much! To add to the fact that this choc pud is just fantastic you can whip it up and have it in the oven in 10 minutes flat, it really is that easy. 

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Day 10 – Chocolate Meringue Roulade

DSC04007Last years Toffee Pecan Roulade went down an absolute storm so I thought this year I’d share a chocolate version.  They’re so brilliant because they’re freezable!  Make it now and stash it in the freezer for a Christmas dessert.



5 egg whites, large

2 tsp cornflour

225g caster sugar

2 tbsps cocoa powder

Chocolate Caramel Filling

1 x 315g tin of condensed milk

90g soft brown sugar

90g butter

3 tbsps cocoa powder


300ml double cream

3 tbsps icing sugar

50g chocolate curls

Popping candy (optional)

Cocoa powder to dust

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Princess Tortelettes & Choc Orange Pandoro

Another pair of delectable #GBBO inspired recipes with a #StorkTwist for you today from me to you.   It’s been a sweet week in our house but the boys aren’t complaining!  Here are the recipes if you fancy giving them a go.

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Pastry Wrapped Pears & Earl Grey Custard Tart

Halfway through a hectic week getting my boys back to school, Bake Off last night was a very welcome chance for a sit down, feet up and enjoy the baking!

The programme is hugely inspiring everyone to get in the kitchen and bake so if you fancy a custard tart with a twist or fancy a shot at tangling pastry and pears then these recipes with a #StorkTwist might just help you out!

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Choc Mint Saucy Pud & Limoncello Layer Cake



Two more #GBBO inspired recipes with a #StorkTwist to share with you today

If you’re after a saucy pud then these Dark and White Choc Mint Puds might just hit the spot

And a fabulous Limoncello Mascarpone Layer Cake to impress your guests – just remember you get the biggest slice!

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Flaky Pastry Toffee Apple Pie

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 A winter warmer if ever there was one!  Toffee Apple taste without the risk of losing a tooth ;)  Flaky pastry has to be top of my list just at the moment buttery flaky and quick and easy to do too – try it I’m sure you’ll be converted just like me Xx


1 x qty Flaky Pastry – recipe here

475g apples

150g butter

75g light muscovado sugar

1 egg for egg wash

caster sugar for sprinkling

Makes 1 x 8″ pie

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Valentines Parfait

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 You know what everyone loves?  Parfait!  Seeing as hidden hearts are all over the place at the moment I thought I’d hide them in this lovely dessert too.

(And yes, I know its not baking but it is larking around in the kitchen so that’s good enough for me!)

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Day 9 – Christmas Tuiles

Day 9 and today is a posh desert – Lemon Posset with Christmas Tuiles!


2 egg whites, large

120g caster sugar

60g plain flour

55g butter, melted and cooled

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