Mincemeat Festive Wreath

Mincemeat Festive Wreath

A delicious Mincemeat Festive Wreath made from pizza dough. Filled with mincemeat, apple, stem ginger and flaked almonds, this would be perfect served as breakfast on Christmas Day.

Mincemeat Festive Wreath

This Mincemeat Festive Wreath is actually made from pizza dough, with some spices added to the dough. It is then filled with mincemeat, juicy apple chunks, stem ginger, together with some flaked almonds. Additionally, the filled dough is rolled up and sliced to make pinwheels. Finally, it is placed inside a baking tin to make a wreath shape. 

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Cottage Loaf Recipe #GBBOBloggers2017 #GBBO

Cottage Loaf Recipe #GBBOBloggers2017 #GBBO

Here is my first attempt at making a Cottage Loaf bread, as part of my bake along with the Great British Bake Off. It was a lot easier to make then I had envisaged, and tasted great too. 
Cottage Loaf Recipe

So it is week 3 of the Great British Bake Off, and that means Bread Week. I saw at the end of last weeks how that this weeks technical challenge was to bake a Cottage Loaf bread, and I thought I would have a go, seeing as though I rarely tackle the technical bakes. 

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Cherry & Chocolate Bakewell Nusszopf Twisted Loaf #GBBOBloggers2016 #GBBO Week 3:Bread

Cherry & Chocolate Bakewell Nusszopf Twisted Loaf #GBBOBloggers2016 #GBBO Week 3:Bread

So it is week 3 of the GBBO and also my bake along linky : GBBOBloggers2016 and week 3 means bread week, and in a moment I will be sharing my Cherry & Chocolate Bakewell Nusszopf with you. It appeared that many of the GBBO bakers tonight had trouble with their Signature Bakes as many were still raw inside!

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Jucee Drinks : Taste The Fun

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I was recently sent a selection of Jucee products, some fresh fruit and some crafty items and was set the challenge to have some Jucee fun at home with my boys, and devise some craft and recipe ideas. Although I am familiar with the brand, I had no idea quite how vast their range of products are and was really pleased to discover that Jucee Squash, Jucee 100% pure fruit juice and Jucee Juice drinks are all 100% no added sugar.

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Banana Loaf Cake with a Snickers Glaze #GBBOBloggers2015

Banana Loaf Cake with a Snickers Glaze #GBBOBloggers2015

banana Loaf cake with a snickers glaze

Well what a surprise to discover that Week 5 of the GBBO is FREE FROM week ,which has allowed me an excuse to bake another cake for my GBBO Bloggers Bake Off! Yaaaaay! I have to say that this years bake along is much improved on last years, as I felt the bakes were quite hard then.

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