Tag Archive: biscuits

How to make lollipop biscuits

I have a bit of a confession, I made these back in June and intended on blogging them. I photographed the process of making the biscuit, iced them, but forgot to photo the icing bit. I ummed and ahhed about if I should blog them then thought, pah. It’s a baking technique that you can …

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Raspberry Swirl Biscuits

Last week I spent a couple of days at Seasoned teaching groups of secondary school children how to bake. This was one of the recipes they made. I chose this recipe as it is a twist on traditional baking and they had to use both team work and perseverance to get the recipe to work. …

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Gingerbread Advent Calendar

; Here for the festive season we’re in a bit of limbo. Not sure where we’ll be this year means shockingly I’ve not made of my traditional Christmas cakes or puddings as I may have nowhere to store them. However I wasn’t going to let Christmas go by without one special bake. Thanks to a …

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Jammie Dodgers & Biscuit Tins

Biscuits are wonderful from the spicy speculoo to the melt-in-the-mouth Cherry Bakewell biscuit. I’ll also never say no to gaudy pink wafer. For many making biscuits was one of the first things they baked as a child. In my classes children love making biscuits. I think it’s the tactile nature of them or the fact …

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Easter Biscuits

These simple buttery biscuits remind me of being a child. Easy to make and so delicious. I can remember making them in school and then scoffing a few before delivering the rest home. They are perfect with a cup of tea and I challenge you to eat just one though. Some recipes put spice in these …

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Speculoos

I’ve always loved these biscuits be it when they are called speculoos, speculaas or spekulatius. They are dark, highly spiced biscuits with a caramalised sugar taste. Traditionally they are baked in some parts of the continent for St Nicholas Eve (5th December). St Nicholas Eve is the night where, as a child, you leave your …

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What shall we cook today? Chocolate Salami

Little Helpers

As I don’t have children of my own I’m very lucky to have a couple of Little Helpers that help me road test recipes, ingredients and cookery equipment geared towards children. Back in November they helped me try some ingredients to make cupcakes. A few weeks back they came for a whole day and we …

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