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Apple Cider Vinegar Caramels

52 weeks of baking – Candy Everyone makes mistakes in the kitchen, miss read a recipe and measure a cup of salt instead of sugar, burn something, undercook it or make a giant splattery mess. I’ve made my fair share of mistakes, but mostly I’ve […]

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Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

Sometimes accidents help you create beautiful things you didn’t know you needed in your life. On OHP I made carrot cake cupcakes, it was Easter, you have to have carrot cake, but something went wrong. I don’t know what happened, I must have added too […]

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Fruit Dumplings

52 weeks of baking – Czech Republic These little fruit dumplings are from the Czech Republic and make for a lovely low sugar dessert. Traditionally stone fruit like plums and apricots are wrapped in a yeast dough and cooked in simmering water until they are […]

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Chamomile Honey Bundt Cake

52 weeks of baking – No sugar I’m always trying to cut down on sugar in my baked goods. It’s needed for texture in cakes and cookies, but sometimes it just seems like an overwhelming amount, especially when you are making a huge amount of […]

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Banana Split Cupcakes

52 weeks of cooking – Rainbow Sometimes you just need a ridiculous dessert. I’m not necessarily talking a show stopper but just something with a lot of components that makes for a wow both in taste and appearance, to me taste always comes first. These […]

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Swedish Princess Petit Fours

52 weeks of baking – Afternoon Tea When I was a kid my brother and I came up with a rule, he got to make pies, I got to make cookies and cakes. We were not allowed to make something the other person was allowed […]

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Banoffee Meringue Roulade

52 weeks of baking – Meringue I always save my egg whites, every single one, sometimes you need a lot to make something magnificent, I once used 25 egg whites to top a huge lemon meringue pie for a birthday. Meringue based desserts are some […]

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Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cookie Milk Cocktail

52 weeks of baking – Drink Pairings Most of the time when I make myself a cocktail I just mix up whatever I have on hand, more often than not it turns out a bit odd. I fiddle with it to try and fix it, […]

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