Bourbon Biscuit Brownies

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Bourbon Biscuit Brownies - Super fudgey, gooey brownies topped with chunks of Bourbon Biscuits! Whats your favourite biscuit? Digestives? Hob Nobs? Jammy Dodgers? How about a Bourbon Biscuit? I've been recently entertained by the charts going around on the internet ranking crisps and biscuits. They have caused so much outrage! It turns out when it comes to crisps and biscuits the twitter world has some incredibly strong opinions! Looking at the charts I'm not surprised they've caused such ...

Funny Face Shortbread Biscuits {for Comic Relief}

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Deliciously melting shortbread biscuits with a satisfying crunch, decorated with funny faces. A fantastic fun and simple recipe to make with children, and a great way to make some money for Comic Relief!  Hands up who's been watching The Great Comic Relief Bake Off? I've been loving the Bake Off being back on our screens, giggling my way through the baking disasters and the hilarious celebrity bakers. This is the first time i've actually been in the country for any Bake Off series and I'm ...

Jammy Dodger Cake

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 The humble Victoria sponge taken to new levels with this jammy dodger cake. With jammy dodgers baked into the sponge, and lashings of jam and vanilla buttercream, this cake is a deliciously sweet and sticky treat.  This is my 200th blog post! 200 hundred posts, mostly recipes. That's getting on for 200 sweet things; cakes, cookies, brownies, ice cream and cupcakes. Countless boxes of treats packed up and sent to work with Andy, and probably a few too many cookies sneaked out the tin after ...

Gingerbread Christmas Tree Biscuits

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Despite having lived in Hong Kong for nearly three years now, my Cantonese is, shamefully, terrible. I can't do much more than direct a taxi driver, and order Dim Sum. My priorities in life are clear! Since working in a pre-school however, my Mandarin,  is coming along quite nicely. Each class, beginning with the playgroup children at a teeny 18 months old,. have 15 minutes of Mandarin time per session. The children learn new vocabulary and sing songs in Mandarin. They pick it up much faster ...

Double Chocolate Rocky Road Bars

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I really don't understand how these haven't made it to this blog before. Rocky Road is one of my absolute favourite treats. I love the rich, chocolately, biscuity bite and the occasional soft, sweet taste of marshmallow. I'm normally quite good at restraint with the things I bake, I try a bit, then I give it away to friends. With these though I have a real problem, I have to force myself to give them away or I'll eat the whole batch. Rocky Road is ridiculously easy to make, but it's always ...

Jammy Dodgers

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It's a rainy Saturday in Hong Kong. One of those grey, windy, drizzly days where you just want to curl up on the sofa and hide out under a blanket until the sun comes back.I've spent most of the day in the kitchen, batch cooking up big pots of stew and curry for the freezer. I tried, unsuccessfully, to caramelise white chocolate, and I've decided I'm going to have to invest in a thermometer for my oven because I honestly don't have a clue what temperature it really cooks at. I did, however, ...

Custard Cream Hearts

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I've got a lovely collection of cookbooks. There are some books my grandma used to cook from years ago; there are some of my Mum's books contain all my doll and ballerina shaped childhood birthday cakes, childhood memories tucked away between the pages; there are books purely dedicated to cupcakes or chocolate; books about Indian, Greek and German cooking; there are reams of new books, Nigella, Jamie Oliver, James Martining, Paul Hollywood. Unfortunately my collection of cookbooks is currently ...

Lemon Drizzle Biscuits

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Lemon Drizzle Biscuits. Or should that be cookie?  I was born and raised in a sleepy village in England where we most defiantly ate biscuits. Jammie Dodgers pulled apart to lick out the sugary middle, soggy ginger biscuits dunked into weak orange squash at Sunday School, Chocolate Hob-Nobs for special occasions, trays of home-made biscuits cut into dinosaurs for birthday parties, stars for Christmas. Biscuit crumbs sticking to your face, or hiding down the side of the sofa. Biscuits smeared with ...