Treats

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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Strawberry Meringue Slices

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The summer hols have me well and truly in a sunshine baking mood!  

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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!

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Step by step instructions with pictures right here

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Easy Children’s Birthday Cakes

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Is making your children’s birthday cakes a full on event?

New research from Stork shows that nearly 50% of parents spend two and a half working days baking their kid’s birthday cake, with one in 10 baking well after midnight!  

  Crikey me!

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Pink Velvet Bubbly Champagne Cake

A Pink Velvet Bubbly Champagne Cake for my latest Bake With Stork Project – a grown up cake to impress!  Really delicious with a good dose of bubbliness!

Step by step instructions with pictures right here

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Brownies & Ice Cream Cones

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With an alleged heatwave on the way  it’s time to share my Brownies and Ice Cream Cones with you.  A waffle icecream cone with chocolate brownie baked inside, topped with a good scoop of vanilla ice cream!  It’s also my contribution to Waitrose’s #TasteOfSummer campaign.

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Princess Castle Cake and more…

My kitchen is still a building site and the oven is now very much out of action!  I promise I’ll share some pictures of my much improved gigantic space soon but in the meantime here are a couple more projects for Bake with Stork that might just take your fancy…

I bet you’d know someone who would love this!  

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Edible Flowers & Flowerpot Cake

I’ve been busy working on some more projects for Stork and I think you might just like this one!

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If you’ve loved Chelsea Flower Show and are inspired to get a little green fingered then some edible flowers and a stunner of a flowerpot cake could be just the project you need.

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Chorizo and New Potato Tarts

DSC01717Something a little bit summery for you on the blog today, Chorizo & New Potato tarts.  Choose a good tasty Chorizo for these tarts and you’re onto a sure fire winner!

Ingredients:

1 x qty Savoury shortcrust pastry, recipe here

Filling

1 x red onion, diced

1 clove of garlic, finely chopped or grated.

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Granola Bars

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Something lovely again for you this Friday, Granola Bars – a recipe pinched from a fabulous friend and I’ve only fiddled a little bit with it – honest!

Packed with seeds and fruits these are just delicious.  Please turn a blind eye to the butter and sugar and enjoy!

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