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Nice Buns!

Nice Buns!

This is what I made for week 8 of the Great British Bake Off. which was all about advanced dough, the stuff that has butter, eggs and sugar in it. So I made these Chelsea buns! Continue reading

Would choux like an eclair?

Would choux like an eclair?

Another week, another Great British Bake Off inspired post. Week 7 saw the bakers tackle pastry, in the form of pastry parcels, the three and a half hour technical challenge to make the unpronounceable Kouign-amann, culminating in the show stopper challenge of eclairs, which I chose to tackle this week. Choux pastry really isn’t something I … Continue reading

Honeycomb and try these doughnuts!

Honeycomb and try these doughnuts!

Another attempt to kill two birds with one stone with a bake that would fulfil the GBBO week 6 theme and also satiate the mini bake off competition / monster that is being held at work. However, the work bake off also had a rule – it had to incorporate honeycomb Continue reading

It’s a Rocky Road

It’s a Rocky Road

I like my traybakes seriously pimped up and I’ve done just that with my rocky road brownies. What’s wrong with either rocky road or a brownie? I hear you cry. Well, nothing really. They’re both a delicious chocolatey treat. But when you combine the two, this becomes the powerhouse of sweet treats. Continue reading

Creme Egg Madeleines

Creme Egg Madeleines

Most definitely late to the party with this recipe and with Easter pretty much over, I had some creme eggs knocking about and wanted to make something with them that wasn’t a cupcake or a brownie. I’ve taken the French classic, refined and beautiful and turned it into a loud, gooey chocolatey treat. Continue reading

Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

I ate a very disappointing cinnamon roll last week and realised I had to put this right and make my own! These cinnamon buns are the classic Scandinavian kanelbullars – enriched dough flavoured with cardamom and then filled with a cinnamon enriched butter. Continue reading