Treats

Rough Puff Pastry – Here’s How

Have you ever made your own Rough Puff Pastry?

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Lemon & Blueberry Scone Slices

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Ingredients:

330g self raising flour

75g butter, cold diced

40g caster sugar

Zest of 1 lemon

120g blueberries, frozen

180ml milk

 

Juice of 1 lemon

2 heaped tablespoons of icing sugar

Makes:  6 large scone slices

The blueberries in this recipe are best frozen, which stops them completely disintegrating and bleeding too much on baking,  buy them fresh and then simply pop them in the freezer before you get going, you don’t need to buy them ready frozen.

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Chocolate Shard Cake

How to make an impressive White Chocolate Shard Cake in my project for Bake with Stork – obviously pink is my go to colour but switch up the colours and this cake is perfect for any celebration!

Find the full recipe, how to make the shards and assemble right here with step by step pictures included.

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Rainbow Speckle Cake & Strawberry Prosecco Traybake

A couple of bright summery baking projects to share with you today!

Rainbow Speckled Cake

First up a rainbow speckle cake – celebrating a birthday or just need an easy decorating idea to impress?  This Rainbow Speckle effect is easy to do and looks brilliant too.  

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Dulce de Leche Brownies

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Let’s talk Brownies – we love them!  But…. some recipes can leave you underwhelmed and lacking the three things I think are ESSENTIAL in a good brownie – a thin papery crust on the top, a squidgy middle and a complete chocolatey taste.

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Maple Apple Pecan Cake & Raspberry Ombre Cheesecake

I’ve been busy in the kitchen once again developing recipes for Bake with Stork and have a couple more to share with you today. (with an amended link for the cheesecake x)

The first is a delightful Maple Apple Pecan Cake, just the perfect cake for a slice with your afternoon cuppa, plus its a quick and easy one to make too.

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Maple Apple Pecan Cake & Raspberry Ombre Cheesecake

I’ve been busy in the kitchen once again developing recipes for Bake with Stork and have a couple more to share with you today.

The first is a delightful Maple Apple Pecan Cake, just the perfect cake for a slice with your afternoon cuppa, plus its a quick and easy one to make too.

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Patrons Lunch Inspiration

This weekend far and wide we’re celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday, time to hang the bunting and wave those flags!  However you’re joining in the celebrations my recipes for Bake with Stork would make a fab addition to your own Patrons Lunch!  

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Coffee & Chocolate Marble Loaf Cake

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How about this for sharing with friends or in fact a hungry family?  A lovely coffee and chocolate marble loaf cake for you today.  Quick and easy to rustle up and I’m sure you have all the ingredients to hand!

Ingredients:

Cake

175g butter, softened

175g caster sugar

3 eggs, large

175g self raising flour

2 tsps of instant coffee dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water

2 tbsps cocoa powder mixed to a paste with a little boiling water

Frosting

100g butter, softened

200g icing sugar

2 tsps instant coffee dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water

 

10g dark chocolate

Makes: 1 x 2lb loaf cake

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Sweet Easter Bread Wreath

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A lovely sweet bread wreath, perfect for sharing with family this Easter.

Ingredients:

500g strong white bread flour

50g caster sugar

2 ½ tsp dried fast action yeast

1 tsp salt

175ml milk, lukewarm

Zest of 1 orange

60g butter, softened

2 eggs, large

To Decorate

90g icing sugar

Juice of 1 orange

Sprinkles

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