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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

This is an American style coffee cake – no coffee in the cake itself, it is to be eaten along with a cup of coffee! I made this recipe a few times now and it is nice and light. 1 … Continue reading

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Blueberry Banana Muffins

This is a simple banana muffin recipe that I’ve made a few times. It lends itself very well to adding blueberries because it is a lighter, less complex muffin. I finished the latest batch this morning – yum! 3 ripe … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins

This is one of the first recipes where I found baking success, more than 20 years ago now. The cookbook “Country Baking” is now broken and in 4 pieces, but I don’t have the heart to throw it away. It’s … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is my favorite cookie recipe, it’s very American in style. This makes quite a big batch. I usually save some of the batter to make fresh another day unless I am baking for a crowd. The batter will keep … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad Tips and Tricks

I’ve spent literally weeks of my life making fruit salad over the past few years. There are some definite tricks that I’ve learned and I thought I’d share, though this is technically not a recipe! Buy fruit that you like … Continue reading

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Yeasted Waffles

I usually stay a mile away from yeast baking because it is fussy and time consuming. However, I make these waffles fairly regularly now and they just rise overnight. The waffles are lovely and light and as long as you … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding is a dish that I did not grow up with, so I have no preconceived notion of how it should taste. It is considered quite the treat here, so I’ve tried making it many times and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Suprise Cupcakes

These chocolate cupcakes are a new favorite. They are simple to make and do not need to be frosted, plus a winner in my taste test with my neighbors. 120 g soft margarine 100 g caster sugar 2 eggs 170 … Continue reading

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Apple Crumble Muffins

These are my new favorite muffins, I have made several batches of these in the last few months including one this weekend. The original recipe was in an “Everyday Baking” book but for me, this is a fancy recipe with … Continue reading

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Simple Banana Muffins

I am generally partial to my old standard banana muffins, but I found this simple recipe, and it’s a keeper! Warning that I’ve only tried this recipe once, but the muffins came out so well that I feel compelled to … Continue reading

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