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Millionaire’s Flapjack

I can’t remember where I found this recipe. I might have cobbled it together from a flapjack recipe and a caramel recipe. It’s based on millionaire’s shortbread. Shortbread isn’t my favourite, though, hence the flapjack base. It’s simple and quick and doesn’t involve much thinking. Which is the sort of recipe I’ve needed while there’s… Continue reading Millionaire’s Flapjack

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(Almost) According to Delia: Oat and Raisin Cookies

I don’t do all the baking. Sometimes, M gets it into his head that he wants to make something, usually cookies, occasionally a Victoria sponge. In a vague attempt at healthiness (I know), he’s been using Delia’s Oat and Raisin Cookie recipe. Only, he doesn’t like raisins, so they were switched for white chocolate chips… Continue reading (Almost) According to Delia: Oat and Raisin Cookies

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Recipe: (Almost) According to Sainsbury’s: Bread and Ham Pudding

As with odd lengths of threads left over from cross-stitch kits, it's impressive how collections of recipes and recipe books gather. And then usually gather dust. It must be admitted that most of my collection has something to do with chocolate, but I have also managed to collect a large number of those give-away recipes… Continue reading Recipe: (Almost) According to Sainsbury’s: Bread and Ham Pudding

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Recipe: Gingerbread with Lemon and Blueberries

What I like about this time of year is the cakes. This is the time for heavier cakes, for gingerbreads and fruit cakes, for spices and treacle. For all the things that taste of Christmas. (I know, a bit early for that, but now's the time to be baking for Christmas, to give the cakes… Continue reading Recipe: Gingerbread with Lemon and Blueberries