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Better than Starbucks Fruitloaf

   It’s been pointed out that my Mum and I eat a lot of toasted tea cakes. Whenever we’re out and about and stop off somewhere for a cup of something, there’s usually a tea cake or slice of fruit loaf oozing in butter sitting on the side. It’s like a fancy slice of toast, […]

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Boozy Plum Puds

These plum peaks are perfect when snow-capped with a generous splodge of brandy cream, and smell amazing fresh out of the oven 🙂

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Tipsy Maple Lamb Shanks

I don’t like lamb. Okay, I know, I’m Welsh, this is a contraversial opinion! Usually, if there’s lamb on the menu, I’ll pass. I used to say that the smell/taste reminded me of the cardigan section of BHS. Sweaty. (I’m not really selling this, am I?) But, wait! Hear me out, because I’ve officially been converted. Last […]

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Christmas Biscuits

Last Sunday when the weather was rank I decided to experiment and bake some Christmas Mittens 🙂

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Cheat’s Mince Pies

Yesterday while hubs was laid up with the dreaded winter vomit virus, I made Mince Pies with my mum.  I’ve got to say, when it comes to Mince Pies I’m a bit of a snob.  You’d never catch me shoving a box of shop bought pies into my basket, with their cardboard pastry and gloopy mince. […]