Category Archives: Dessert

Ginger Cookies

70g butter 80g brown sugar 2 tbsp molasses 1/2 tsp ground cardamon (8 pods, seeds removed and finely ground in mortar & pestle) 225g plain flour ½ tsp baking soda 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground ground ginger 1/8 … Continue reading

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Royal Icing for Decorating Cookies

Makes a lot of thick, fluffy icing. This would be good for assembling a gingerbread house. It is difficult to pipe neatly thinning. Source:  Sweetopia.net

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Joe Froggers

Aunt Ann’s recipe.

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Cowboy Cookies

This is my take on Cowboy Cookies.  There are many versions out there but this is how I make them. Don’t feel restricted by the quantities of add-ins, modify with what you have on hand and what you like. 1 … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

1 stick of butter, melted ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup of sour cream* 3 very ripe bananas, … Continue reading

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Raspberry & Cream Cupcakes

This recipe is from the Great British Baking Show; I have copied it here just so I can find the recipe for future use. It was super yummy! Ingredients For the cupcakes 180g/6oz butter, softened 180g/6oz caster sugar 180g/6oz plain … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookie Icing

6 cups powdered sugar ¼-½ cup whole milk ¼ cup light corn syrup 2 teaspoons almond extract (or vanilla*, or whatever you want) paste food coloring Sugar Cookies Combine sugar and ¼ cup milk. Mix until smooth. Add milk as … Continue reading

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