Cumberland No Rum Nicky #GBBO GBBOBloggers2017

Cumberland No Rum Nicky  #GBBO GBBOBloggers2017

A Cumberland Rum Nicky pie in the true sense contains sticky dates with rum and stem ginger. My version is more child friendly as it contains apples and apple juice, and served alongside a toffee sauce for extra deliciousness!
Cumberland No Rum Nicky

I took a gamble baking ahead of tonights Great British Bake Off, because having only seen the preview of this weeks episode at the end of last weeks, it was hard to determine exactly what bakes were going to be featured tonight in the Forgotten Bakes theme. Having turned to my fellow #gbbobloggers2017 , we think we identified two of tonights bakes and one ‘could be’ a Cumberland Nicky. I made different version without any alcohol , hence a Cumberland No Rum Nicky.

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Mince Pie Pinwheels

Mince Pie Pinwheels

These Mince Pie Pinwheels use ready made pastry which means they don’t take long too make, which means you get to eat them more quickly!

Mince Pie Pinwheels

My Mince Pie Pinwheels are very easy to make. They make a change from mote traditional style mince pies, which we all know so well and have surely eaten lots of over the years. This version take less time to make and can be whipped up in next to no time. Perfect for any last minute festive gatherings that require some yummy mince pies to offer around. 

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#GBBO Bloggers 2015 Round Up Week 6 : Pastry

GBBO 2015 star baker week 6

So it is week 6 round up time and this time it is all about pastry. I love making pastry, but I know that for some of the bake along bloggers, pastry can be their nemesis . However, this did not stop 25 of us entering with our delicious sweet pastry recipes – meaning a lot of deliberating for me as to who will be crowned Star bakers this week.

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