All posts tagged: #baking

A is for Alfajores …

I am a newbie at this challenge for the month of April over on my photo blog @vannilla And as if that isn’t enough I have decided to try to meet the challenge on my baking blog- right HERE! I hope you enjoy my trip […]

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Sharlotka

Sharlotka is a Russian apple cake- nothing more, nothing less, and very easy and nice it is too. I whisked this one up in the Thermomix but you could easily do it with a hand mixer. I played about with the original recipe from smitten […]

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Pistachio Friands

  These lovely oval French patisseries are delicious with homemade ice cream and or creme faîche. You can of course make this in a stand mixer. Delicious served with home made ice cream, or just creme fraîche. Enjoy!   ©anneniven

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Banana and nut flour cakes

How often are you searching pinterest for something different to do with those overripe bananas? I think you may have found one worth trying in this recipe using coconut flour. I have tweeked a recipe from Amber Rose in her delicious book Love, Bake, Nourish. […]

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Banana and nut flour cakes

How often are you searching pinterest for something different to do with those overripe bananas? I think you may have found one worth trying in this recipe using coconut flour. I have tweeked a recipe from Amber Rose in her delicious book Love, Bake, Nourish. […]

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Chocolate rum cake

Followers of my travel blog will know I was in Barbados last week, so I have to bring my baking blog a totally decadent chocolate cake drenched in spiced rum – that got your attention! I picked up the cookbook entitled Just add Rum by […]

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‘Swansea’ bloomer

‘Swansea’ bloomer

I am not sure I can call it a 'Swansea' after my variation using wholemeal flour. I have featured a rework from Paul Hollywood's British Baking in a previous post. He has organised the book by region of the British Isles and this Swansea is […]

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Hemp seed and oatmeal cookies

Hemp seed and oatmeal cookies

I have just discovered hulled hemp seed. I thought hemp was only used in the making of fabric- silly me! Anyway- reading from the label- “hulled hemp seed is a good source of protein and contains all of the essential amino acid” so now you […]

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Rye bread

as my regular readers will know I have not reached expert status with my sourdough- this is an understatement – it is a work in progress as I haven't yet given up. Most rye breads I have come across require a sour dour starter so […]

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Lemon lavender mini loaves

I want to tell you about a new addition to my baking books library – Amber Rose love bake nourish. Her recipes make great use of alternative flours, refined sugar alternatives, and other ingredients. As a keen Thermomix baker this is music to my ears. […]

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Thermomix Alfajores

I have yet to visit Argentina- it's on THAT list- but that doesn't mean I can't try to recreate the legendary Alfajores and adapt it for the Thermomix. If you have ever made dolce de leche by sticking a can of condensed milk in the […]

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Thermomix Chewy muesli bars

You will make this basic recipe a firm favourite for healthy snacks and lunch box fillers. It's really up to up how you mix up the seeds, nuts, nut butters and sugars or sugar substitutes. Puffed cereal inside chewy slices are so yummy and easy […]

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