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Minecraft Birthday Cake

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Share I was asked recently to make a “minecraft” cake for Tyren’s 10th birthday. Apart from being aware that Minecraft was a game my grandson played on his X-Box I knew very little about it. I Googled as much information … Continue reading

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Regular Show Birthday Cake

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Share Recently it was my grandsons’ birthday and he is a keen fan of the Regular Show. He wanted his cake this year to incorporate a number of characters from the show, with the main ones being Mordecai and Rigby. … Continue reading

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Magic Custard Cake

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Share I was going through recipes that I have taken out of magazines and printed off the internet trying to put them into some sort of order when I came across this recipe. It was called the magic cake.  When … Continue reading

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Cumquat And Almond Cake

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Share My cumquat tree is laden with fruit and I wanted to find a recipe that would use this rather tart ingredient. I have made a cumquat cointreau jam previously, but we are not great users of marmalade or jam, … Continue reading

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Chocolate And Craisin Ricotta Cake

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Share I had been doing quite a bit of savoury cooking using ricotta cheese but had bought far too much and had a substantial amount still in my fridge. I decided to surf the net and see what I could … Continue reading

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Beautiful Grape Harvest Cake

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Share We had the pleasure of being introduced to this cake during our trip to Tuscany. We were told that traditionally this cake is made for only a few weeks a year.  The small sweet red grapes are used, usually those … Continue reading

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Alternative To A Banana Bread

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Share There are so many banana bread recipes out there it was nice to finally come across a different version. Being unable to eat anything that involves bananas I felt that I had to give this recipe a try.  Share

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A Special Gluten Free Almond Pear Cake For Mother’s Day

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Share As Mother’s Day is fast approaching I thought I should try and make something different. Although I can’t celebrate Mother’s Day with my mum I know she would like this cake. It is just a little bit different being … Continue reading

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Rhubarb And Orange Cake With Flaked Almonds

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Share I really enjoy rhubarb particularly when it is in a cake. I used to make one which had custard in the cake as well, but was a little fiddly to put together. May be I might share it with … Continue reading

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Lego Birthday Cake – Best Butter Cake Recipe Ever

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Share It was my grandson’s 9th birthday on Friday and he wanted a Lego Cake for his party and it had to be a red Lego block.   My son intended to make this cake on Friday in time for … Continue reading

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