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Cobalt Corset

Cobalt Corset.

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Cherry, Almond and Swede Cake

Who doesn’t love Cherry Bakewells?  Aren’t they just so cheeky?  I imagine they were exactly what Alice ate when she saw those tiny delights with ‘Eat Me’ written on them. Give in to temptation… go on… Chocolate would have been … Continue reading

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Ginger, Chocolate and Caramel Layer Cake

With St Valentine’s Day just over, there has been an abundance of recipes saturating the internet for chocolate desserts or hidden-heart cupcakes all slathered with frostings in every shade of red or pink, sprinkled with tiny heart sprinkles… Maybe, just … Continue reading

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Glitter Cookies – Ginger, Chocolate and Orange

Oh my, what’s not to love?  The gentle aphrodisiac of ginger, the cheeky sweetness of orange and the silkiness of warm chocolate.  Perfect. There’s nothing more delicious than chunky cookies that are crisp on the outside and soft and chewy … Continue reading

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Mummy Cake Pops!

These were LOVELY to make!! I can’t say they were copied/inspired/taken from anyone in particular – they were an accumulation of internet image searches for mummy cakes!  There were some really, really cute ones, despite how scary they were meant … Continue reading

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Chocolate Whoopie Pies and Vanilla Italian Meringue Buttercream

Whoopie pies.  Sounds like a slip of the bottom, doesn’t it? You know – like a pump?!  However, they tasted heavenly. Like little rounds of sunshine. I don’t like the name whoopie pies – only because of the British connotations … Continue reading

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The Secret Sixpence

Please go on over to The Secret Sixpence Cake Company to see some of the work I have done professionally, either for family, friends or as a commission.  No recipes, just beautiful photographs of available cakes. Available in a range … Continue reading

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New Name….shhhhh, it’s a secret!

I’ve been desperately trying to think of a new name for Moo’s Pantry.  I only ever called it that because ‘Moo’ is usually my online presence name.  BUT, today I have it and will be changing the blog name.  I … Continue reading

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Iced Fingers

Please stop by my VERY basic website: (I plan on developing  much more comprehensive one once D gets his finger out to help me.  I am terrible with technology – I STILL can’t work out how to add a print … Continue reading

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Classic Victoria Sponge Cake

This is the CLASSIC Women’s Institute Victoria Sponge Cake recipe. DO NOT break these rules otherwise women the world over will come for you waving their hand whisks! 1) Only ever use raspberry jam in a Victoria Sponge. NO strawberry. … Continue reading

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