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Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… no! Not Christmas! Halloween! The time when all the spooky spookenings happen and it’s totally fine to eat loads of chocolate and sweets that you were going to give to the neighbourhood kids but then you realise there’s a globabl pandemic on so it would be irresponsible to not socially distance. It’s also the time of the year where Pumpkin Spice finds…

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Ciabatta

Ciabatta is a classic Italian white loaf which has a thin crust and is a light-textured, airy loaf and is wonderfully versatile. It’s brilliant to use for sandwiches, to have with soups, use as a base for garlic bread, as an accompaniment to a main meal, or simply wonderful dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It’s one of my favourite breads to make, and not as complicated as you…

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Hummingbird Cake

The Hummingbird Cake has had a bit of a surge of popularity recently, but it’s actually a cake that has been around since the 1960’s – if not earlier – where it originated from Jamaica before being exported to the United States and gaining popularity in their southern states. The Hummingbird Cake shares a fair few characteristics with carrot cake – it’s oil-based, it’s beautifully spiced and it has a…

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Double Chocolate Tart

There are naughty treats, and there are naughty treats and this Double Chocolate Tart is a *very* naughty treat. It literally has no redeeming features in terms of nutritional value – unless you count the calorific value for energy – but it is one of *the* richest and indulgent tarts you’ll ever try in your life, and the chocolatey pastry just lifts it even more. It has to be made…

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