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Hummingbird Bundt Cake

Hummingbird Cake is a banana pineapple spice cake with a cream cheese frosting. It is a Southern United States tradition. It is one humdinger of a cake. I’ve wanted to make this cake since I purchased ‘The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook’ … Continue reading

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Pimm’s No.1 Cupcakes

Today has been a struggle. 80% of what I have eaten has not been cake. After a Jubilee weekend filled with cake I am suffering sugar withdrawal. My Jubilee baking efforts began last weekend when I made Union Jack coloured … Continue reading

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The Boarding School Brownie

I spent seven very happy and entirely sugar dependent years at boarding school. Last weekend I went back to my old school for Seniors’ Day. At such events Seniors are meant to look back fondly and realise that school made … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

Oh. My. Goodness. This is one of the most delicious things I have made in a while. We’re talking weak-at-the-knees, humbled-by-its-presence good. Go and buy Krispy Kremes now. Run. Steal money from a kid if you have to. This amazing … Continue reading

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Armenian Nutmeg Cake

Monday 23rd April: a succinct message pings into my Outlook at work 5 minutes after I have left cake out for my department. It is from one of my contemporaries. ‘Sarah there is a queue for your cake’. Let me … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi Love

Sometimes a girl just wants to be surrounded by beautiful things. It’s been a week where very few things haven’t gone a bit pear shaped. Over the weekend three things have done an excellent job at shaking me out of … Continue reading

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Vanilla Buttermilk Cake with Instant Fudge Frosting

Happy Easter everyone! I hope this finds you all suitably stuffed with lamb/chocolate eggs/ hot cross buns. This weekend I am in the Scottish Highlands celebrating Easter and my big brother’s birthday. I am very grateful for my brother. Though … Continue reading

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