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Gingerbread Slab Cake

Feeds a crowd! This would also be great packaged up in pretty boxes as a holiday gift. It is easy to make and tastes delicious. The hint of lemon in the buttercream frosting works perfectly with the dense gingerbread cake. … Continue reading

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Golden Syrup ‘Melting Moments’ cookies

If you like butter cookies then you’ll love these. As the name suggests, these really do melt in your mouth. Melting Moments are quite a common recipe, but I’ve not encountered them with golden syrup as an ingredient until I … Continue reading

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Double Choc Rum Balls

Yum. These little cake balls are a perfect treat for the holidays and also make a great food gift. The combination of chocolate and rum is a classic and it is very hard to eat just one of these. I particularly … Continue reading

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Cranberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Bark

Three ingredients 🙂 I’ve seen recipes for chocolate bark in a lot of places including this afternoon on TV, (on the ‘Barefoot Contessa’), so I decided it was about time that I made some. It is AMAZING! Simple, quick, full of … Continue reading

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Ginger Shortbread Fingers

This is an ideal alternative to Gingerbread. December is here so it is time to break into the holiday recipes 🙂 I only usually bake shortbread around Christmas although I must admit that I don’t find it particularly exciting. The buttery flavour … Continue reading

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Meringue Kisses

This is how you turn something delicious into something irresistible. The idea for this recipe popped into my head at the weekend, mainly because I’ve had an unopened packet of ‘pumpkin spice’ flavoured Hershey’s Kisses in my kitchen pantry for ages. (I … Continue reading

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Last minute gift ideas: Give them food!

With Christmas only a week away, I bet there are going to be a few last minute gift panics in households across the world. If you really don’t know what to buy, why don’t you make something delicious instead? These … Continue reading

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Candy Cane and White Chocolate Cookies

Christmas is on the way. These cookies are soft and slightly chewy with a good hint of mint from the candy canes matching perfectly with chunks of white chocolate. They are a great way to use any excess candy canes, especially if … Continue reading

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Cake Batter Fudge

This really does taste like fudge. I must admit that I was a little sceptical over whether this recipe would work, but it does 🙂 The little bites taste of vanilla with just a hint of cake flavour. They aren’t … Continue reading

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Cranberry Coconut Ice Slice

Pretty and delicious. This slice would make a great gift for friends and neighbours as it is simple and cheap to make. It also makes a pleasant change to chocolate, which is in overload at this time of year. The … Continue reading

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