Chocolate Reindeer Swiss Roll

Give a chocolate swiss roll a festive make over and turn it into a Chocolate Reindeer Swiss Roll, perfect for serving during the Christmas holidays.

Now I appreciate that when you think of Christmas and chocolate Swiss rolls, you tend to think of a chocolate Yule log. Many a time when I was a young girl, I would turn a humble shop bought Swiss roll into an edible tile log, something which my brother and I enjoyed eating. However, instead of this, why not make a Swiss roll into a Chocolate Reindeer , complete with edible antlers and facial features.

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Carrot Bundt Cake

This easy to make Carrot Bundt Cake is light, moist and flavoured with warm spices and a subtle tang of orange. It is dairy free too. Give it a try next time you fancy making a carrot cake.

Carrot Cake is very popular with my children, and I like to think that with it containing fruit and vegetables that it is one of the more healthier cakes I make for them. With banana cake coming in a close second.

I usually make my carrot cake in a square tin so I can cut it into equals portions which are easier for their packed lunches. However, with it being National Bundt Day this week, I thought it was time to make a Carrot Bundt Cake.

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Pink Ombre Madeleines #GBBO #PatisserieWeek

Pink Ombre Madeleines #GBBO #PatisserieWeek

These pretty little Pink Ombre Madeleines would make a lovely addition to any birthday party, afternoon tea or mini celebration.

It is semi finals week already! This makes me a little sad, for it means that GBBO 2018 is almost finished for another year. However, for my waistline it is probably a good thing, because all this baking while delicious is not good for my figure!  This week is also Patisserie Week and I have attempted a new bake this time, with my Pink Ombre Madeleines.

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Toffee Apple Danish Pastries #GBBO #DanishWeek

Toffee Apple Danish Pastries #GBBO #DanishWeek

These delicious and melt in the mouth Toffee Apple Danish Pastries are buttery, crispy and sweet and if you make your own pastry, very satisfying too.

Welcome to week 8 of the GBBO and therefore week 8 of my bakes along linky (aka GBBOBloggers2018 / GBBOBakeoftheweek) and it is a Bake Off first this week as we see Danish Week. In celebration of this, I have attempted to make some Toffee Apple Danish Pastries and I even made my own Danish pastry from scratch, which is a first for me too!

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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cake #GBBO #Veganweek

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cake #GBBO #Veganweek

This decadent Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cake is great for those following a plant based diet. It is fudgy and delicious and the iced cobweb and added spiders are optional!

It is Vegan week on the Great British Bake Off tonight and for someone who has never made a vegan cake before, this proved to be a little tricky. However, thankfully after a third attempt in the kitchen last Friday, this Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cake was created and I was very happy with it. 

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