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Lemon, Coconut & Thyme Drizzle Cake

Everyone loves a Lemon Drizzle Cake, but this cake is a little bit more out there if you fancy getting a little more experimental with your flavours. With the addition of coconut – which makes for a wonderful texture – and a hint of thyme, it gives the traditional Lemon Drizzle Cake a bit of twist and the hint of thyme gives a lovely, fresh complimentary flavour to the lemon.…

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Blueberry Muffins

Here’s a recipe that needs no introduction. Oh. You want an introduction! Well, Blueberry Muffins are a classic and everyone has their own recipe. This is my recipe. There are many like it, but this one is mine. The wonderful thing about blueberry muffins is that the blueberries burst while you bake them and you get lovely pockets of flavour from the juice. You can also sprinkle the tops of…

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Classic Scones

The Scone is an essential part of British culture. You cannot have a traditional Cream Tea without tea, jam, clotted cream, and a lovely, light, fluffy Scone. It’s the law. The pronunciation of Scone has been debated for as long as it’s been around, and people either pronounce it as “scone” (rhyming with “tone”) or “scone” (rhyming with “gone”), and there’s even a poem which highlights this difference: I asked…

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One Minute Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

There seems to this misconception that microwaves = bad. They’re not. I’m not sure if it’s because people believe they’re dangerous (they aren’t), that they destroy the nutrients in food (they don’t), or they’re only useful for cooking ready meals (they most certainly are not) – if you’re convinced, check out this article from the Health Sciences Academy. Microwaves are extremely useful, and more versatile than they’re given credit for.…

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