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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

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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

Pie don’t believe it!

Pie don’t believe it!

I bloody well love pies. Any pie. Cold pies, hot pies, meat pies, veggie pies. If it has pastry and a tasty filling, I’m in there! Given my obsession with the crusty devils it only seemed fitting that I make a pie this week as part of my GBBO inspired posts, My chicken and leek pie. 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