Vanilla Baked Cheesecake with Seasonal Fruits

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  Today’s featured Vanilla Baked Cheesecake with Seasonal Fruits recipe comes from the new cookbook Soulful Baker by Julie Jones, which comes out on 21st September. Published by Jacqui Small, an imprint of The Quarto Group, you can pre-order your copy here.   I find baked cheesecakes to be far more indulgent than their gelatine set Read More

Chocolate Donut Nests

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    If you’re a big fan of mini eggs, you’ll love this recipe. It’s a step-up from those little cornflake nests you made as kids, and is perfect for an Easter snack or to serve up to guests.   Ingredients:   (Makes 8-10 donuts) 120g plain flour (to make these gluten-free, use Dove’s Farm Read More

Low Sugar Mini Cakes

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    Cake is great. Carrot, coffee, fruit, chocolate fudge, vanilla sponge, jam filling and cream. Is your mouth watering yet? You can’t go wrong with a delicious homemade cake. When you’re on a restrictive diet it’s often the simple things you miss, so here’s a low-sugar alternative for mini cakes that you can enjoy Read More

Chocolate Cookie Layer Cheesecake

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  Chocolate shortbread layered with an indulgently creamy filling makes this cake a delicious treat any day of the week!   Ingredients: Makes one 9″ cake For chocolate shortbread: 375g plain flour 300g butter, cold and diced 225g caster sugar 100g cocoa powder ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda   For filling and topping: 600g cream Read More

From the Bookcase… Quick Cakes for Busy Mums

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  Brought to you by B. Dutton Publishing, Quick Cakes for Busy Mums is a fabulous guide to making impressive looking cakes with minimal fuss and bother. Written by experienced cake decorator Karen Taylor, this hardback book is packed with tips and tricks showing you how to create fabulous cakes and cookies using the simplest Read More