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Tarte Au Citron Truffles Recipe

Start the new year the way you mean to go on, with truffles and delicious treats. I’ve come up with a recipe for Tarte Au Citron Truffles. Truffles with a creamy white chocolate base with the sharp tang of plenty…

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Gingerbread Cupcakes with Gingerbread Frosting Recipe

Poor Santa must be so fed up with mince pies being left out for him. Why not this year leave him out something he will really enjoy? How about some Gingerbread Cupcakes with Gingerbread Frosting. This recipe is for soft…

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Dark and Stormy Cocktail Truffle Recipe

It’s the time of year to dust off the cocktail shaker and get experimental with the random bottles at the back of the drinks cabinet, with mixed levels of success and hangovers. Or a less painful way would be to…

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Stollen Muffin Recipe

At this time of year, many of the recipes that capture the flavours Christmas include some key ingredients – mixed spice, cinnamon, almonds, mixed peel and raisins. But for me, my favourite seasonal ingredient is Marzipan. Some people hate it…

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Baklava Babka Recipe

I love the flavours found in baklava. The warming cinnamon and cardamom, the slightly almondy flavour of the pistachios and sweetness from golden honey. For this recipe, I have played around with those flavours to create a Baklava Babka recipe.…

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Panforte Recipe

Fancy trying a fruit rich dessert for Christmas that different to mince pies, Christmas pudding or Christmas cake, then how about an Italian Panforte Recipe? Not traditionally only eaten at Christmas but with so many of the ingredients echo lots…

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Chocolate Mulled Wine Bundt Recipe

‘Tis the season for all the delicious food and drink for the Christmas season. Especially mulled wine. The rich flavour of warm red wine with even more warming cinnamon and mixed spice; a hit of citrus from fresh orange, the…

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Marmalade Loaf with Mascarpone Frosting Recipe

It’s not just Paddington Bear whose’s a fan of some sharp marmalade for a treat.  One of my favourite bakes to do, especially with the thick cut of a zesty marmalade adds the delicious flavour to a buttery sponge, paired…

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Luxury Christmas Mincemeat Recipe

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to get that itchy festive jumper on, crank up the carols and get baking for the big day. I love this time of year as you can fill the house with delicious…

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Chocolate Orange Marshmallow Recipe

Chocolate and Oranges go so well together and the flavour just sings Christmas time. These Chocolate Orange Marshmallows are dipped into rich dark chocolate for another naughty side for an even more decadent treat. These marshmallows will definitely take your…

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Christmas Canapes with Homemade Ricotta Recipe

There are a few things I’ve not attempted to make in the kitchen, that I’ve never really thought to try to make. Crumpets, filo pastry and cheese being the key ones. It’s always felt that life is too short but…

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Pecan Pie Bars with Cinnamon Crust Recipe

With Autumn firmly now here, it’s time for cosy sweet treats to be on offer. More aside the lighter recipes of Spring and Summer and now the cosy desserts you want to have in front of an open fire after…

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Vietnamese Coffee Truffles Recipe

I love a Vietnamese Coffee, a strong brew made with an individual drip filter maker and sweetened with condensed milk. Taking it’s time to drip through on the sweetened milk, makes for the perfect weekend drink. I had it first…

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Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

It’s only been in the last couple of years, that Spiced Pumpkin has become more popular flavour in the UK, thanks to a certain drinks chains latte when the weather is getting chilly. It’s a shame Spiced Pumpkin isn’t more…

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