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Chocolate Cheesecake

Well we can’t all be good all of the time!!! Makes 8 greedy portions (or 12 if you have self-discipline) in a 7-inch round tin. I line mine, and a springform or loose base helps, but it’s not essential. Base (make without for gluten-free) 115g / 4 oz chocolate bourbon biscuits 58g / 2 oz … Continue reading

A Bit of Crumpet

7g sachet / 2 tsp quick yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 cup liquid (warm not hot) – this can be any combination of milk and water you like. Some like all milk, some half-and-half, and I quite like just water 250g (1½ cups) plain flour (regular cake flour is fine, or use bread/strong flour), white … Continue reading

“What’s the Point” Sponge

This is my “what’s the point” sponge! Because there’s no eggs, no butter, no nuts, no gluten…. But it’s YUMMY! Trust me! INGREDIENTS 125g/5oz sugar 60ml sunflower oil (or veg oil) 1tsp vanilla extract 1/2 ripe banana, mashed 150g/6 oz SR flour (if using gluten free add 60ml water as well) VARIATIONS Add cocoa powder … Continue reading