Sourdough, Yeast Breads

Sourdough Salted Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! I get asked quite regularly in bread class if it’s possible to make the sweet enriched dough (that we make into doughnuts) with sourdough. I keep saying yes but it needs a bit of experimenting so…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Raspberry + Elderflower Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s celebrate spring with something small and sweet. Full of bright spring flavour. These cakes are a simple, classic, buttery joy. Drizzled with aromatic glaze. It’s good to feel like a queen from time to time. I…

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Cupcakes

Brandy + Lemon Queen Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies. This one is a classic and a favourite of mine. Golden Buttery cakes studded with currants. I know that ‘queen cake’ has become almost synonymous with fairy cake or cupcake in some circles but I am…

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Bars and Slices

Chocolate Caramel Slice

Prep Time : 10 + 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Layers Hello my lovelies! One of the most important things I learned from the Facebook giveaway I ran is that there is mad love for caramel slice out there! I wouldn’t be a very responsible blog-citizen if I…

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Bars and Slices

Plum + Hazelnut Brownies

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! A friend of mine is having a brownie vs blondie battle at her office. It’s too good an idea to pass by. This week we’re on team brownie. Next week team blondie. The good kind of…

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Life

LIFE: Jolly AF

Hello my lovelies! Two weeks to go. The last week has been a blur of small jobs and preparations. All the Christmas odd-jobs. It’s been mega hot. Sleeping has been a challenge. I had a lovely end of year dinner with the GBB HQ crew. And we taught our last bread class for the year.

Life

LIFE: In the Wars

Hello my lovelies! Long time no chat. Just as I was getting over my germs I slipped and twisted my knee.I’m also fighting aphids. And my sourdough starter is having a sulk because of the weather. But guess what? 4 weeks to Christmas! So much seasonal joy to be had. There are Christmas recipes coming your way. I have started…

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Yeast Breads

Pan de Muerto

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 35 Minutes | Total Time : 5 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! I love Dia de Los Muertos. I find the aesthetic of it beautiful and interesting. The meaning of it is sweet and joyous. And I love the flavours of all things Mexican. So it was odd…

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Yeast Breads

Toasted Sesame Baby Bao

 Prep Time : 20 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 8 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! We are mixing up our bread efforts today. Making fluffy delicious bao. Steaming rather than baking. You can get a bamboo steamer for hardly any money at any asian supermarket. Mine has two layers…

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Cookies

Cacao Nib Shortbread

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I like butter. I like cookies that are crisp. So naturally shortbread is a go-to. There are other shortbreads up on the site already but this is one of my favourites. The nuttiness of the butter…

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