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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The ultimate cookie-brownie upgrade, whoopie pies are like little mini cake sandwiches that you can hold – and gobble down – with just one hand. Soft, sweet and sumptuous, it’s not difficult to figure out how they earned the name they so richly deserve! They’re so easy to make and incredibly delicious, jammed together with a delectable filling. This recipe fuses chewy cocoa…
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The Perfect Pastéis De Nata Should Look And Taste Like This

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Oh Là Là Lemon Tart

Lemon tart is one of the original greats – a timeless dessert that cleanses the palate with a blast of citrus, while soothing a sweet tooth at the same time. Tart, zingy and refreshing, it’s the perfect end to a meal, whether served on its own or with a dollop of fresh cream to soften the edges. When life gives you lemons, make lemon tart! Just about every bakery in Paris…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The Perfect Pastéis De Nata Should Look And Taste Like This

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The Perfect Pastéis De Nata Should Look And Taste Like This

Pasteis de nata are little Portuguese custard tarts that – when baked to absolute perfection – harbour a well of creamy vanilla egg custard in a crispy puff pastry shell, lightly burnt on top, melting in the mouth after just a few chews. Many have tried to make these to the traditional recipe but getting the combination of flavour and texture just right takes time, patience and…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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Eye-popping Orange Bundt Cake

You’ll always know if you’re eating Bundt cake from its distinctive circular shape, doughnut hole in the middle and ornate, oblong ridges and plumes around the outside. The original Bundt shape was inspired by the Gugelhupf, a traditional yeast baked cake enjoyed across Europe. Have you ever seen the beautifully designedBundtpans up close? They’re…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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A Few Good Gingerbread Men

Remember that childhood rhyme “Run, run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the Gingerbread Man”? This cheeky chap with a broad smile embodies the spirit of the festive season for me, especially the night before Christmas, when kids are running around with cheer and excitement for the surprises to come. It’s a time when families spend quality time together and…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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A Sweet Little Plum And Almond Pudding

This plum pudding is easy to make and even quicker to eat. Slightly sweet, a little tart, and altogether very moreish, the mix of the nutty almond flour and the sour plums is a perfect match. Heavenly even, if you add a dollop or two of double thick cream. But the hardest part – and absolutely essential if you want to enjoy this pudding at the right texture – is to let it cool for a…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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Madeleines Are Enchanting French Tea Cakes You'll Fall In Love With

Madeleines are small, dainty, delicate, fluffy and delicious little butter cakes shaped like little seashells. They are so easy to eat and will disappear like magic once you serve them. They are best served just out of the oven and will only stay crisp on the outside for a day or two, if they last that long. Madeleines can be made in many different flavours, like Earl Grey tea, blueberry, orange…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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Poffertjes Are What Pancakes Were Born To Be

Poffertjes are mini Dutch pancakes that just happen to be the perfect size to fit into your mouth in one go. That’s no coincidence. These plump little morsels are made in large batches for a reason. Once you’ve tasted them, you’re instantly hooked, become their slave for life, and you wake up every morning just wanting more and more and more. And more. Most people are…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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The Best Cheesecake In The World

Cheesecake is one of the world’s favourite desserts. No matter how it is made – just plain or with a topping of berries, caramel, chocolate or cinnamon – everyone has their favourite favourite. Some prefer the crumbly, more chalky texture of a traditional baked New York or ricotta cheesecake. Some don’t mind it whichever way it comes, including the fridge gelatin-based…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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