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Making Whoopie!


Following the many Facebook birthday wishes lots of you know that my birthday was celebrated recently.  The lovely Erik gave me lots of lovely things, most relevantly for this blog a book Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard. This Whoopie Pie recipe is taken from his book.  As always I have made it my own, adding fresh raspberries. Mr Lanlard also…

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Earl Grey Cupcake Recipe


Cupcakes are uber-modern, you cannot pass a shop without stumbling over a display in ever more inventive combinations and decorations. They are everywhere, just like a rash; so I’m turning my attention to this Earl Grey Cupcake Recipe. It is like the young bakers have just discovered cupcakes, but they have not. My Grandmother was churning them out long before…

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Passion Fruit Curd Recipe


My bookshelves are groaning under the weight of my cookery books, 90% of them sweet, chocolate or baking books. One that I often flick through is Sweet Studio by Darren Purchese. Mr Purchese is from Melbourne, Australia and it is in his book that I found this Passion Fruit Curd Recipe. This is a microwave method, so you don’t have…

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