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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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Banana Bread

While under lockdown, for some reason, Banana Bread has become the de rigueur recipe to make. Why? I’m not really sure. Maybe people bought excess bananas and didn’t use them all (in which case, don’t stockpile, it’s naughty!). Maybe it’s because it’s super easy to make? Or maybe it’s just because it’s really tasty? Or maybe all three? Whatever the reason, Banana Bread is great to make at any time,…

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Desserts/ Recipes

Banoffee Pie

I’m not sure who first had the idea of putting toffee and banana together and then smothering it whipped cream but whoever it was, I’d like to thank them as this one of my favourite desserts, as it is for many other people I know. And the best thing is – it’s really simple and there’s no cooking involved at all! The only downside is the agonising wait for it…

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