Tag Archives: Baking

Quick burger buns

I was wanting to make burgers when I got home tonight, but I did not have any buns, so I quickly whipped these up. Ingredients 1 Tbsp active yeast 2 Tbsp rye starter (optional) 1 cup warm water 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Brioche buns

Brioche are a truly decadent bread, that can almost be though of as a yeasted cake. The liquid in this bread comes mostly from the eggs and butter. I was surprised by how little the dough rised during proving, but … Continue reading

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Gluten free carrot loaf

id not even realise! A Sean Armstrong recipe, with a reduction in the sugar used. Sometimes I also use half and half amaranth flour and brown rice as a variation. I also use rice bran oil instead of the recommend … Continue reading

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Low fat and tasty – Blueberry bran muffins

These tasty and low fat muffins worked really well as something to pop in your lunch box. They are best eaten within 4 days. This is another recipe from Julia Le Clerc’s Made by Hand. Again I recommend buying this … Continue reading

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Chocolate courgette cake

This cake is out of Julia Le Clerc’s Made by Hand, a great cookbook I am slowly making my way through. The recipes are healthier than general baking, less use of butter and more gluten free options. Today I did … Continue reading

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Chocolate brownie

Ingredients 200g butter 125g or more chocolate ½ cocoa 1 cup brown, 1 cup caster 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour salt Walnuts (optional) Method Melt butter, chocolate and cocoa over slow heat. Do not boil. Cool. Add … Continue reading

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Easter Bun Off

So its that time of year again where most people like to hunt out the best hot cross bun on offer. We decided this year to have a bit of a bake off and try three different hot cross bun … Continue reading

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