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Raffaello Cake

This is a showstopping cake, inspired by the Raffaello pralines. A delicious coconut sponge sandwiched with layers of white chocolate ganache and almond whipped cream. Who does not love a Ferrero Rocher?! I must admit, I can eat half a box at a time (not something I should brag about, I know!). A similar equally delicious invention from the same company is the Raffaello Pralines, as they are referred to.…

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Gluten-free Almond, Raspberry and Lemon Loaf

An easy flourless lemon loaf, studded with bursts of zingy raspberries and lightened with a whipped cream topping I often have leftover fruit, from other baking adventures, which I need to use up. Here, there were left over lemons and raspberries from my lemon curd and raspberry chiffon cake. What I love about baking is how you can achieve similar flavour profiles, with very different textures and a very different…

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Cranberry, Pistachio and Almond Nougat

Nougat is always a safe Christmas gift or a last minute one, if you are like me! Nougat is really simple to make, and I do not know why I have not tried it sooner. The only piece of special equipment you really need is a candy thermometer – which really is a baker’s essential. If you do not have one, now is a great time to hint for that…

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