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red velvet strawberry cheesecake

RED VELVET STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE


  Did you ever have a bake that didn’t turn out as you originally planned BUT ended up being the most unexpected delicious success! Well that’s exactly what happened with this RED VELVET STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE.     This scrumptious cheesecake was meant to be a glorious Strawberry Cream Cheesecake with an Oreo biscuit base.  Thanks to my Son who demolished…

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kinder bueno muffin loaf

KINDER BUENO MUFFIN LOAF


  One of my all time favourite things to bake are Muffins! They are so easy and so adaptable I really like taking flavor combinations and some of my favorite chocolate treats  and turning them into Muffins.  This Kinder Bueno Muffin Loaf  is exactly what it sounds like… muffins baked in a loaf tin instead of a muffin tin  …

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boston cream pie

BOSTON CREAM PIE CUPCAKES


  I love making cupcakes, they can be simple and delicious or extravagant and VERY delicious. These Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes fall into the second category, but they not so “over the top” that they need a lot of time to put together. These little beauties took about an hour or so from baking to the finished result, thanks to…

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No Bake Rocky Road Cheesecake

NO BAKE ROCKY ROAD CHEESECAKE


So today we are talking Cheesecake ! Let’s be honest here, who can say no to a slice of delicious chocolate cheesecake if it’s place on front of you. Not me, I had to stop myself eating the stuff from the bowl as I was mixing it. Hands in the air I have no willpower when it comes to cheesecakes…

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redvelvet-cupcaketrio

RED VELVET RASPBERRY CUPCAKES


  When I was 15, I discovered “The Red Velvet Cake”.  With its stunning red colour and the scrumptious cream cheese filling, I thought it was the most sophisticated cake ever invented!!  I still do –  I never get tired of making it or eating it. So last week I wanted to make something special as a treat for my…

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guiness ginerbread bundt

GUINNESS GINGERBREAD BUNDT


  “Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly” – gosh it’s hard to believe it is nearly one week to Christmas!! It seems like Halloween was only last week .   I had big plans to have everything done and dusted by now, but true to form I am still shopping for presents.  I’m finding it so difficult to come up…

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mini chocolate flake cakes

MINI CHOCOLATE FLAKE CAKES


  MINI CHOCOLATE FLAKE CAKES  – Soft Chocolate Sponge filled with Strawberry Jam & the crowning glory “Cadbury Chocolate FLAKES.”  These are the perfect bake to satisfy ANY chocolate craving. What can I say,  I never planned to make these little beauties. They were definitely a spur of the moment bake. I originally bought the flakes to crumble on top…

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HALLOWEEN-CHOCOLATE-MUD-CAKE

HALLOWEEN CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE


  Not long now to Halloween, the weeks are flying by and  October is sure going very fast. I’m just wondering how many of you go all out on the Halloween Decorations? My problem is I tend to go overboard on the Halloween Baking.  I leave the decorating to my Son who loves all that stuff.  This year he had…

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milky bar cheesecake

MILKY BAR WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE


  I was thinking about making a White Chocolate Raspberry Tart this weekend, but a “special request” was put in at the last minute by my 17-year-old middle son – “would I please make something with Milky Bar Chocolate”. Milky bar chocolate, now that brings back some memories – gosh we haven’t had that in the house in a long…

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PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CUPCAKES

EASY & DELICIOUS PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CUPCAKES


  Pineapple Upside Down Cake has always been a classic in my house and evokes great memories of many special occasions. My Mum made one for nearly every family occasion, birthdays, christenings, funerals. You would always find my Mum’s special Pineapple Upside Down Cake somewhere on the table. I love this cake as much as I did in my childhood …

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STRAWBERRY MOCHA CUPCAKES


  Everyone who knows me will say without any hesitation that I am a coffee addict.  I cannot function without at least 5 cups during the day and please don’t even say good morning until I have had my morning cuppa Lol.  I’m first in line at my local Starbucks or Costa when any new flavour coffee drinks are released.…

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apricot & cream sponge tray bake

APRICOT & CREAM SPONGE TRAY-BAKE


Well about 5 days ago this yellow looking ball appeared in the skies over Ireland lol  –  Yes the Sun has finally made a long waited appearance and he brought a beautiful blue sky with him and temperatures of up to 25C in some parts of the country. Believe me this is a rare occurrence in this part of the…

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cornflake oat cookies

CORNFLAKE OAT COOKIES


  Hello everyone!  Hope your all having a great weekend.  Who would believe we are nearly 1/2 way through the year already & still know sign of the weather improving not in this part of the world anyway!  What an earth happen to spring this year? Mother Nature must be in a very bad mood lol The sun had made…

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mini easter egg cheese cakes

MINI EASTER EGG CHEESECAKES


  Well is everybody well and truly had their fill of Easter Eggs?  I say yes absolutely but my kids say no lol. It seems that Easter began very early this year, in this country anyway.  I remember seeing Easter Eggs in the shops two days after Christmas, before the New Year had even begun. I will admit to buying…

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