Tag Archive: cookies

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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Peanut Butter and Pretzel Cookies

I’m the kind of person who walks excitedly down foreign food aisles and am a sucker for any product I’ve never seen for sale in the UK before. I’m the same when I am on holiday. I have to return with foods to try at home; it also helps I have a globetrotting brother to …

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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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