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RECIPE- Butterscotch tart

Posted by bakinglady on October 18, 2009 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (106)

When I was at school in the 70's and early 80's the best part of my day was the lunchtime bell heralding lumpy grey mashed potato and neon yellow custard with a thick 'sharpei puppy' skin on the top.... Absolute heaven! I adored staying for school dinners, they were a wonderful a...

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Recipe- Parsnip and maple syrup cake- New and updated

Posted by bakinglady on October 10, 2009 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (105)

Saturday is upon us once more and usual I am to be found in the kitchen with an apron on, a spoon in my hand and a cake in the oven. This time it's a luscious little number with a very unusual ingredient- parsnips! And baby all I can say is don't knock it till you try it....



175g butter


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Recipe- Apple Streusel Bars

Posted by bakinglady on September 20, 2009 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Ten to two... Sunday afternoon... ringing phone!

"Hi Sharon can we all pop round at five, I bet you have some lovely cake on the go...."

Wahhh.... panic!!!! I didn't, but I need to now!

Oops, not alot of ingredients though, not enough for a cake, no eggs, no dried fruit and only a couple of bits and bobs hanging...

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Banana and raisin muffins

Posted by bakinglady on September 7, 2009 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)


A few months ago I made Banana muffins from a well known 'craft bakery' cookbook and the results were less than pleasing. This is my version, and the flavour, texture and appearence is far superior try them and see what you think.


Makes 12 large muffins


Preheat the oven to 180c

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Recipe- Sticky Coconut slice

Posted by bakinglady on September 7, 2009 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (103)

This is a real tried and tested favourite and it's so simple to make that even the 'hubby' could do it, never mind the kids!

A word of warning though, if you want it to last more than an hour you need to hide it in a good spot....

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Dundee Cake

Posted by bakinglady on September 6, 2009 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (92)


Dundee cake is one of the simple pleasures in life, a nice cup of coffee and a slice of fruit laden, almond topped, wonder-ful-ness on a sunday afternoon are enough to warm the cockles of even the hardest Scot, of course a wee dram of a decent whisky would be the perfect accompniament but that would have me prostra...

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Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce

Posted by bakinglady on September 3, 2009 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (99)



Sticky Toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce

There is nothing nicer on a cold, wet winters day then a bowl full of sticky toffee pudding with lots of sweet butterscotch...

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