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The secret ingredient

  When you bake, you must bake with love.  If you don’t bake with love in your heart (or at least a love of baking), what’s the point of baking? When you bake for someone or someone bakes for you, … Continue reading

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Not all it’s cracked-up to be

If you follow a special diet for health, social or religious reasons, there’s no reason why you should miss out on cake. If you bake an egg-less cake, here are a few alternative substitutes for eggs, which will still allow … Continue reading

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Chocolate mousse indulgence

Every now and then, it’s nice to step away from the Delights Kitchen and indulge in some pure decadence. Today I’m trying the Éminence Chocolate Mousse Hydration Masque. This sweet, nourishing masque contains organic macademia nut oil and cocoa and … Continue reading

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Just a spoonful of sugar

We all love some sweetness in our cakes. Here are a few sugary top tips for bakers: • If you want to reduce your sugar intake for health reasons, such as diabetes, use sweeteners as an alternative to sugar. Be … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas…

If Santa came down the chimney with a tub of Ben & Jerry’s Red Velvet Cake ice-cream, just for me,  I’d be so delighted, I’d have to kiss him under the mistletoe. Sadly this Red Velvet cake batter ice cream with Red … Continue reading

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A little love, a little time and a stick of butter

Life’s little pleasures…

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Was that cake bought or stollen?

Stollen cakes have been baked since the fourteenth century to resemble the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths. Some say it’s a bread, others say it’s a cake; the jury’s still out on this one (I say either way, it’s … Continue reading

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