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chocolate cupcakes with rose mascarpone frosting

Well hello! Long time no see! I’m officially back, with lots of new experiences to share with you, and of course something delicious. I wanted to do something spring-themed, and these chocolate cupcakes seemed like the perfect idea. Not too heavy or complicated, but pretty and delicate. The mascarpone frosting is pastel-pink with a hint of rose water to match the colour. I love the contrast between the rich chocolate…

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baking/ bars/ brownies/blondies/ chocolate

peanut butter chocolate chip blondies

Hello to you all from snow-covered England! With all this freezing cold weather, what could be better than a fudgy, soft blondie filled with creamy peanut butter and melty chocolate chips?! They say you need more calories when its cold! These are SO easy to make. You really are just whisking a few bits and bobs together in a bowl, pouring it into a tin and whacking it into the…

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baking/ chocolate

double chocolate salted caramel birthday cake

If double chocolate salted caramel birthday cake doesn’t get your mouth watering, then you must be taking Veganuary too seriously. This cake is heaven. So indulgent, so moist, so chocolatey. I love adding a little espresso powder to anything with chocolate in it. It’s such a great thing to keep in the pantry, even if you don’t actually like drinking coffee. It also works brilliantly in brownies to really bring…

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baking/ party appetizers

mini cheddar & rosemary scones

Coming at you this week with some cheesy carbs to soak up all the Christmas alcohol you’re going to be consuming. These little mouthfuls of joy are perfect for the job. Mini, cheesy, savoury, ready to be lashed with butter, perfect with a big cuppa. Mmmm. I like to use cheddar in these scones, but if you have an alternative favourite hard, aged cheese feel free to use it instead!…

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baking/ cookies

holiday spiced cranberry chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with candied ginger

Sugar and spice and all things nice was what I had in mind when I created this recipe. It has all my favourite things about a cookie. Oats, chocolate chips, dried cranberries, warming spices, chewy centres and crispy edges. These smell just like Christmas while they’re baking and are the perfect midnight treat with a glass of ice cold milk. I know that cookie texture is a hotly debated subject.…

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baking/ dessert

salted honey apple galette

salted honey apple galette

I cannot wait to share this one with you all! This galette is divine. The smell while it’s baking… if only I could package it up into a scented candle and send you one. So good. Something I’d noticed when making galettes before is that the sweetener used for the fruit filling is always sugar. When there are so many other options out there, why just use sugar!? Honey is so…

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baking

spiced apple cake pie

Yes, you read that correctly. Apple cake pie. Because why have just a cake, when you can have one inside a pie?! Best of both worlds. I’m definitely one of those people who finds it hard to make a decision when it comes to dessert, and I was really struggling between all these gorgeous dutch apple cakes I keep seeing on insta, and a classic apple pie. So I put…

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baking/ dessert

pastel pink striped meringue kisses

Time for something pretty, pink and delicate. Meringue kisses! These little beauties are easy to whip up and ideal if you have just made my pandan ice-cream and are looking for something to do with all those egg whites. They also make great party favours or a replacement for a wedding cake. Meringue is also fat-free. As if you needed any other persuasion. I have made meringues plenty of times…

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baking

pumpkin spice carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

Sorry for being MIA the last few days guys! My boyfriend just finished up his dissertation so we took a little time out to relax and celebrate. And in true celebratory fashion, I bring you cake! Pumpkin spice carrot cake with cream cheese frosting to be precise! I dived head first into fall aka pumpkin spice season and made this little beauty for you. It’s pumpkin, spice and everything nice.…

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