Tag Archives: coffee

Daring Bakers – Tiramisù

When this month’s Daring Bakers challenge was announced I have to admit I wasn’t thrilled. I’m probably the only person in the world that doesn’t like tiramisù. But after reading the recipe I started getting more and more interested in … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Flourless chocolate cake with Arabic coffee ice cream

I did a trial version of this month’s Daring Bakers challenge half way through the month. I made 3/5 of the recipe (as in I used 3 eggs instead of 5). This was plenty to fill two 15 cm (6 … Continue reading

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Ukrainian honey cake

I’m sorry about the lack of posting but I just don’t have the energy, neither for baking nor for writing nor for consistly reading all of the lovely blogs that are out there 😦 My youngest son is a fussy … Continue reading

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World Nutella Day – Nutella espresso

Today is World Nutella Day but for lots of people every day is Nutella day. I love Nutella but the problem is that my hips love it too. And eating Nutella by the spoonful seems to make the hips grow, … Continue reading

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WTSIM #12- Coconut and coffee terrine

Sometimes you have a great idea for a recipe but when you make it, it doesn’t turn out completely how you wanted…completely being an understatement here. When I saw that this month’s WTSIM was all about terrines I made a … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Yule log

Another month another Daring Bakers challenge and this time we’ve been making Yule logs. Daring Bakers founders Ivonne and Lisa are the lovely hosts for this months challenge. This is the first time that I actully made a Yule log … Continue reading

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قهوة عربية muffins

There is something that I have been wanting to make for a while: Arabic coffee cupcakes (Arabic coffee is similar to Turkish coffee but has (sometimes) cardamom inside). So when I read about the exotic muffin challenge for Muffin Monday … Continue reading

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