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Plum and almond upside-down cake

It was 18 degrees yesterday, and it’s mid-October (and we live in the NORTH now!), but nonetheless I was feeling autumnal. We …

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Pistachio and peach cake

An upside-down cake made with ground pistachios and tinned peaches – it’ll come out a lovely pale green. I tin peach slices …

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Apple and amaretto crumble

Slightly alcoholic, very warming. Serve with custard. Lots of custard. Serves 6 (or 4 greedy people) For the underneath: 2 large cooking …

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Strawberry daiquiri sorbet

All I want to eat in this weather is ice cream, but in the interests of avoiding diabetes/obesity, I’ve been making sorbet …

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Chocolate fondant

MasterChef, eat your heart out. Chocolate fondants aren’t as scary as John and Gregg would have you believe… Makes 4 120g butter …

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Sticky banoffee pudding

This is a sticky toffee pudding made with bananas in the sponge mix instead of dates – same idea of sweet and …

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Chocolate and amaretto mousse

I used a slightly denser version of this to fill and ice my chocolate, almond and pear cake at Christmas, and promised …

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Mixed berry muffins

These have surprisingly little butter and sugar in them, making them a reasonably healthy version of shop-bought muffins. Obviously, you could add …

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Apple crumble

Feeling very autumnal in Bath at the moment, which definitely means it’s crumble time. This was a squidgy, spicy, alcoholic, comforting one, …