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Walnut Teabread

10 tips to achieve a successful bake

I love to bake, and since embarking upon my Baking Bible Challenge (a personal challenge I set for myself to bake all 219 recipes in Mary Berry’s Baking Bible) I…


#65 Devil’s Food Cake {Baking Bible Challenge}

My first bake from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible Challenge for 2016 was this Devil’s Food Cake, which I made for Jim’s birthday. I have to say, I was really disappointed…


#62 Dorchester Biscuits {Baking Bible Challenge}

I wanted to bake something for a friend as a thank you for generously given Rosalie and I lots of autumn crafty bits leftover from her wedding. As she’s more…


#61 Gingerbread Men {Baking Bible Challenge}

Last week Rosalie and I amused ourselves on a chilly, rainy morning by making gingerbread men – Rosalie mostly helped by eating the dough, but she did also stamp some…


#60 Apricot Swiss Cakes {Baking Bible Challenge}

These were a spur of the moment bake when a friend said she was dropping in for tea at the weekend. Although they are called ‘cakes’, once I’d looked at…


Pumpkins, Monsters and Halloween

I realise I am writing this more than a week after Halloween, and I did consider not posting it at all, but since I want to be able to look…