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Baking Experiment #2

Baking Experiment – the sequel…Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Muffins (try saying that with a mouthful of chocolate orange cheesecake muffin!) I was recently watching Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook on TV and she made some rather yummy looking lemon lava cakes.  I love the idea of a cake or pudding with a surprise gooey centre and so I started to […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Muffins

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Muffins Makes 12 You will need: For the centre/frosting: 1 x 220 g pack of cream cheese (no low fat versions please!) 100 mls Orange Curd (for best results use my recipe of course) 4 digestive biscuits For the muffins 2 eggs 125 ml plain yoghurt 125 ml milk 125 ml orange juice 8 oz self-raising flour 0.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda […]

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Orange Curd

O range Curd You will need: 3 large oranges 1 lemon 1 lb castor sugar 6 eggs (beaten) 4 oz butter (unsalted)  Peel the zest from one of the oranges and the lemon – I use a potato peeler rather than a zester as it will all be going in the food processor anyway) Add the zest […]

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Recipe: Banana Custard Loaf

Banana Custard Loaf Ingredients  2 over ripe bananas 2 eggs 100g vanilla sugar (made by adding a few vanilla pods to a packet of castor sugar) 75g castor sugar 1tbs Sailor Jerry’s rum (or normal rum) 100mls pouring custard 225g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder Turn the oven on to 180C Mash the bananas into […]

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