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May 2021

Salted Caramel Peanut Cake

A beautiful malted caramel sponge, with a salted caramel sauce, French buttercream and whipped cream filling – with a peanut crunch! I know many people critique salted caramel for being so 2017, but for me, I absolutely love it! My best friend Pavit also loves it too. I made a variant of this cake for his birthday last year, and to be honest, the sponge was rather dry, albeit the…

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Orange Blossom Water Madeleines

These madeleines are Middle Eastern Inspired, with orange blossom water, honey and pistachios I should create a folder on my blog dedicated to madeleines! I love these little cakes so much that I keep reinventing them with different flavours. I also make it often, when I know friends are coming over for tea, as the batter can be made in advance and baked up whilst your guests are there. In…

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Whole Orange, Cardamom and Polenta Cake

An incredibly moist and flavourful cake, fragrant with freshly ground cardamom and free from gluten and dairy. We were having dinner with a friend a few weeks back and, unsurprisingly, I wanted to bake something to take along. I thought that this orange, cardamom and polenta cake would be the perfect accompaniment to the end of a meal. I also wanted to create something Eid-inspired, as I have many Muslim…

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Cranberry Crumble Muffins

My go to muffin recipe, which I have slightly tweaked with the inclusion of dried cranberries and a crumble topping I love how versatile my go-to muffin recipe is, and I often adapt it to things I have lying around. Here, I had some leftover cranberries and oats from the breakfast cookies I baked a few weeks back and decided to use them to create these cranberry crumble muffins. I…

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