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Friendly lions! (Spare orange icing….)

I may have slightly overestimated the amount of icing needed for the mane of the lion cake a few days ago. This left me with icing to use up in various shades of orange.  I also found some chocolate buttons … Continue reading

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Chocolate Brownies….

Not my own recipe, but a slightly adapted version of this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/triplechocolatebrown_7685 I swapped the pecans for walnuts and added more flour. Then I made a surf-[e]-it of brownies.  Pun entirely intended, but not my fault. For a friend who’s … Continue reading

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Savoury Herman Cake

I decided to try a savoury cheesy version…. mainly just to see if it would work.  More bread than cake, really, but quite tasty!  I think it would go well with soft cheese.  (My housemate claims it would go well … Continue reading

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Ginger Herman Cake

For anyone looking after a Herman the German Friendship Cake, here’s an alternative recipe I made up this evening and it went down very well! Warning – very gingery! Omnomnom Recipe….

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Ginger Cloud

This dessert is rich, creamy and surprisingly easy to make. Ingredients 100g melted butter 200g crushed gingernuts 3/4 pint condensed milk (just under 2 ~400g tins, I think) 3 lemons (juice and grated rind) 1/2 pint double cream To top: … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coconut Wedge

This is a bit like tiffin, but not as rich (so you can eat MORE of it!  Ahem).  No oven-cooking required, but it must be left to set. Ingredients: 200g Jacob’s cream crackers (1 of the smaller packets) 100g butter … Continue reading

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Chewy Jam Squares

So, a friend of mine mentioned that he’d be interested in trying to make “slice-able jam” that you could eat like sweets. I made some jam last year that set too hard to spread. I thought these two points should … Continue reading

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