Cheese blintz crepe cake

Cheese Blintz Crepe Cake

Traditional cheese blintzes are given a makeover & assembled into this beautiful & delicious crepe cake. Perfect with fresh fruit for a springtime dessert. Shavuot favourites Which is your favourite Shavuot dessert? Cheesecake? Strudel? Mine has to be cheese blintzes – transparently-thin golden pancakes wrapped around a sweet cream cheese…

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Plum and almond crumble cake

Served warm with custard or cold with a cuppa, this gorgeously fruity crumble cake is both versatile and scrumptious! A perfect weekend bake for the family.

Ever find it hard to decide between a pudding and a cake? Something to serve hot with custard, or cold with a cuppa? That was the quandary facing me when I decided to combine both and make this scrumptiously fruity plum and almond crumble cake. We were expecting friends for…

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Pesach cakes, bakes, treats & desserts – family approved!

family approved pesach cakes & dessert recipes

Coming up with creative and delicious cakes, showstopping desserts, and yummy cookies and bakes can be difficult at the best of times, but when your main ingredients are missing, it’s a real challenge! I try to avoid using matzah meal in my Pesach baking because I think it has a…

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Little apple cupcakes – for Rosh Hashanah, apple day, or whenever!

Easy to make and super cute, these little apple cupcakes are a seasonal autumn treat - perfect for back-to-school, Rosh Hashanah or apple day.

How cute are these apple cupcakes? I love them! Almost too cute to eat. Not quite though, eh?! Kipper certainly thought so, she scoffed several of them… I had the idea for these months ago, when I saw how you can insert a ball of tin-foil into the side of your…

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Individual berry cheesecakes – a Shavuot treat!

triple berry cheesecakes

Fruity berry cheesecake topped by a plain cheesecake layer & decorated with berry syrup swirls. These cute & easy individual cheesecakes are just divine! Shavuot in the sunshine Last year, Cambridge enjoyed its first Shavuot garden party, held in the gorgeous surroundings of Kings College Fellows Garden. The sun shone, Pimms was…

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Streusel-topped blueberry muffins – for Pesach! Grain- & gluten-free.

These fruity muffins are moist, crumbly, & bursting with juicy blueberries! Perfect for Pesach (Passover), they're free from gluten, kitniot, & gebrokhts, they're delicious at any time.

Before I go any further, just take a look at these muffins.  Golden, luscious, inviting, and topped with crunchy, crumbly streusel topping.  And completely 100% kosher for Pesach! I can’t tell you how excited I am about these muffins. They are SO GOOD! Moist but crumbly, lightly spiced, and bursting with…

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Hot Magen David buns!

magen david buns

Rich, fruity, spicy & delicious, each of these buns sports a magnificent Magen David on its golden, shiny top. Enjoy them warm, cold or toasted.  What to make when Purim & Easter (almost) coincide? Hot Magen David buns of course! I’ve often noted how British Jews have adopted and adapted…

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Insanely good zingy lemon and berry blondies

Squidgy, sweet, tart & studded with delicious berries, these lemon-scented blondie bars are a quick & easy tea-time treat the whole family will enjoy.

Squidgy, sweet, tart & studded with delicious berries, these lemon-scented blondies are a quick & easy tea-time treat the whole family will enjoy. Almost a year ago we loaned Kipper’s old car seat and stroller to some friends who were expecting their first baby. When I ran into the Mum…

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