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Millionaire’s Shortbread

I think this is one of my most requested recipes – a true British classic that defined childhoods nationwide. Although BBH has a (very yummy) shortbread recipe, I thought I’d find a simple all-in-one recipe that combines the three aspects of Millionaire’s shortbread together well. I had just watched an old episode of Bake Off, []

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Red Velvet Brownies

So, these are like, totally in the top 5 bakes to ever emerge from the BBH testing kitchen. They are just the right amount of sweet and chocolatey (aka the classic red velvet tang) with a healthy dose of the old fudgy brownie texture. There’s something very magical about them if eaten still slightly warm []

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Naked cake with fresh flowers

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I apologise for that – I, somewhat naively, thought I would have loads of time for both baking and blogging over the summer break but I could not have been more wrong! I have been busy with a capital B over here at BBH, and only part of that []

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Swiss Meringue Buttercream

If you’re looking for a frosting that doesn’t harden and stays satiny smooth then swiss meringue buttercream might be for you. It’s not very sweet and it’s VERY buttery so it might be more appropriate for those people who scrape the frosting off their cupcake just to eat the cake (yes there are people who []

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Vanilla Cupcakes – my first blog post

So it begins… After a long time of ‘no, I don’t have time for this’ or ‘it’s effort to keep updated’, I have decided to stop procrastinating and start blogging. I guess now is as good a time as any to express my thanks to everyone who has encouraged me to start and shown genuine []

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Greek yoghurt & honey cake

“The blog is looking a bit sparse these days?” This has been the statement of many of my concerned readers recently, in response to my blogging hiatus. I can only apologise; I don’t really have a legitimate reason for the break, I’ve just been adjusting to life and finding my feet again after the summer! []

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Chocolate Ganache

Ganache is an essential. It’s used in many different things and it’s super easy to make. If it goes wrong, it’s fairly easy to salvage. If it starts to split and go horribly wrong (this happens if you use low quality chocolate, it’s ALLLLL about the cocoa solids) then give it a quick whisk with []

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Nutella & Go! Cupcakes

So I’ve been playing around with this thought in my head for a while now, and I thought now was as good a time as any to give it a shot. I knew what I wanted: a simple chocolate cupcake with vanilla frosting and a swirl of nutella with one of those tiny breadsticks in. []

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Triple Chocolate Chip Melt-In-The-Middle Cookies

These cookies legit have tear inducing properties. It’s true. It’s happened before. Someone had one and cried with happiness. It was then I knew I was on to a winner with these ones. Also, they always get looooads of instagram likes and whatever the instagram people ‘like’ goes, right?? Anyway, so they’re inspired by Ben’s []

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Biscuit Spread Banana Bread

The title rhymes. You know it’s gonna be good. So just before I went to sleep last night I saw two overripe bananas on the kitchen table and subsequently dreamt about banana bread. It was the first thing I made this morning, before I even had a cup of tea. Don’t underestimate the power of []

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Chocolate Caramel Gingerbread House

I’ve always wanted to make a gingerbread house… I just never got round to it. This year I was determined to do it. And I mean properly do it so that included measuring out all the templates and relying on simple maths to create a construction that would actually hold itself up. It was actually []

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Giant Doughnut Birthday Cake

I called this cake a Giant Doughnut Birthday Cake, but it really is so much more. There are four layers of light chocolate coffee cake delicately fragranced with a pinch of cinnamon, sandwiched together and covered with caramelised biscuit spread frosting and topped with a giant doughnut. The doughnut is made from vanilla cake with a []

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Double Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

  Once you start making banana bread regularly, you kinda can’t stop. I mean, I actually buy extra bananas I have no intention of eating just to make banana bread. Sometimes you need a little variation though, and injecting every element of this loaf cake with chocolate is the best way to do just that []

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Chocolate Chip Cookies Part One

I’ve called this post ‘Chocolate Chip Cookies Part One’ because I am a sucker for trying new cookie recipes. Depending on the type of cookie you want you have to alter the ingredients so multiple recipes are necessary to have a wide range of cookies in your repertoire! This recipe gives soft cookies. Soft, chewy, []

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Dulce de Lesche Cake

You may have noticed that I spelt ‘leche’ wrong in the title, it was intentional because this is a birthday cake for a good friend whose surname is Lesche. I couldn’t resist. *sniggers*. Anywayyyyyy, it’s a caramel cake with an absolutely to-die-for brown butter frosting. Anything brown butter, along with anything salted caramel is a []

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