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Daring Bakers -Cannoli

I’m pretty happy with myself, finished this month’s Daring Bakers challenge on time AND finished writing about it in time to post it on the 27th! So this month we made cannoli. Not something that was very high on my … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Apple strudel

This is the first DB bakers challenge I made very early on, but that has all to do with the fact that I’m co-hosting this month’s challenge ūüėČ I just found out I was pregnant when I heard I was … Continue reading

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Tahini spirals

Haven’t been baking a lot since Christmas, partly because I made so much for Christmas, partly because I’ve had my boys down with the flu and partly because I was just too tired to bother with baking. But I had … Continue reading

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Strawberry mousse puffs with white chocolate glaze

I’m keeping this post short otherwise I won’t be able to make the deadline for Meeta’s Monthly Mingle. This months theme is chocolate and fruit. I made some medium sized puffs from the choux dough that was left over from … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Chocolate √ɬ©clairs

The end of the month means another Daring Bakers challenge. This month’s challenge is Pierre Herm√ɬ©’s chocolate √ɬ©clairs, √ɬ©clairs filled with chocolate pastry cream and topped with a chocolate glaze. Even though I’ve made √ɬ©clairs before (filled with lavender white … Continue reading

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Baklava with pistachio’s

Dhanggit of Dhanggit’s Kitchen is looking for Perfect Party Dishes to make for her daughters first birthday. I have the perfect dish for her. It’s the baklava that I made for my own birthday party. The good thing about is … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Danish braid with red gooseberry preserve

Even though I started making the dough for the Danish braid on Friday, I ony had time to actually shape and bake the braid today. Time flies when you have two pre-schoolers ūüėČ I liked the prospect of making laminated … Continue reading

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