Lolly Cake – Recipe — The Sweet Explorer

Growing up my Mum always made a variety of Christmas sweets and one of my favourites was Lolly Cake. It has now become one of our family treats at Christmas and one of the things I make to put in a treat box as gifts. It’s a super easy recipe that the kids can help […]…

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Simply tiramisu

Originally posted on Kate cooks things:
I don’t know about you, but I’m a sweet addict. Maybe not all the time, but when I do, there is nothing which stands in the way between me and a cake or a bar of chocolate. The Germans have a perfect word for such people as me, Naschkatze,…

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Old Thyme Southern Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

Southern simplicity at its finest. Serve with eggs over easy, grits or hash browns and you have one complete down-home style breakfast suited for even the most discriminating Southern Gentleman. Ingredients: 16 ounces Breakfast Sausage—I use Bob Evan’s or Jimmy Dean original. Turkey, Chicken or Soy crumbles may be used. 1/3 cup Flour 1 1/2…

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Luscious Lemon Blueberry Scones

This is a simple, quick and easy recipe to make on lazy weekend mornings alone or with the kids. This will produce consistent flaky, buttery, soft-centered, bakery quality scones time and again. Mix and match dried fruits, different citrus zests and even some chocolate morsels; white or dark. Perfect plain or topped with butter, preserves,…

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Scones; Fit for Royalty & Not Just a Plain Old Biscuit

Ahhhh, Lovely Scones! Biscuits, as we American’s know them, but sweet and light with a crisp exterior and soft, flaky interior—quite enjoyable. These buttery, mouth-watering delicacies can be eaten alone or, more traditionally, served with tea, jam and clotted cream, just as the British. Scones have gone through centuries of ovens, the first declaration in…

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