Florentine Flapjack

Since my imaginative efforts rarely goes beyond sugar, it is probably unsurprising that my go to present on all occasions is something of the baked variety. Since my Dad only asked for flapjacks this Father’s Day, I thought I would spice my recipe up a little to incorporate another of his favourite treats: Florentines.

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‘Healthy’ Pear and Almond Loaf Cake

Apologies for the slight hiatus in the blog the last couple of weeks: since I went a little overboard with a few recipes I found my self so inundated with sugary goodness that even I had to stop! However I am back this week with another of my ‘healthy’ bakes, and it was surprisingly a lot nicer than I even expected it to be! (I’m great at selling this, aren’t !?).

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Blackberry and Ginger Eton Mess

A week after coming back from France it’s safe to say I’m still easing myself back in on the baking front by going for the dessert that probably requires the least amount of finesse possible: eton mess. But, being modest as per, it did taste pretty good, so I personally am not complaining.

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Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Cupcakes

When reading this post I have to admit I would forgive you for thinking I was lacking a bit on the imagination front: while dark chocolate and raspberry is a delicious flavour combo, it isn’t actually anything new. But you know the saying, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it!

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Double Chocolate Orange Caramel ‘Monster’ Cake

It’s safe to say that some of my blog posts this season haven’t quite gone to plan, and this instance is no exception. However, in this instance that might not be such a bad thing! Ladies and gents I give you what is literally a heart attack in a bite: the double chocolate orange caramel ‘monster’ cake!

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Stollen Cookies

Since we have now made it into 2018 and Christmas and New Year have well and truly passed, I do somewhat apologise for this blog post as it has slightly missed its mark. I also promise that I will start a blog post in some way other than with an apology sometime soon!

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Crunchy Chocolate Marshmallow Slice

So after a few slightly tiring weeks to mark the beginning of my second season in the Alps, I finally bring you my first proper blog post! And while it may be a complete cop out in terms of originality and skill, you will definitely thank me later.

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