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Chocolate Log Recipe

Chocolate Log Recipe

I bought a baking calendar from Poundland at the start of the year, hoping to bake the recipe on the calendar for each month. Since I was a bit pregnant and gave birth in April (ahamdulillah/all praise to God), it’s safe to say I haven’t had much free time. September’s recipe, however, was an absolute must – a chocolate log. I proceeded to bake this delight with ease, which sadly I ended up dropping on the floor during transit from…

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Strawberry and White Chocolate No-Bake Cheesecake

Strawberry and White Chocolate No-Bake Cheesecake

This strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake is so creamy and delicious and requires no baking. I adapted a recipe for white chocolate cheesecake by the wonderful Nigella. Serves 16 | Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Requires overnight chilling Ingredients required: 400g Digestive Biscuits 120g Unsalted Butter (melted) 300ml Double Cream 200g Soft Cheese 300g White Cooking Chocolate (broken into chunks) 150g Fresh Strawberries (plus extra for decoration) Method: Line a 15cm springform cake tin. Process the digestive biscuits to crumbs…

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Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Over the weekend, I intended to make Strawberry Jam Delights from the Cookies Galore recipe book, only to discover I was all out of jam. I had no choice but to improvise. I had a packet of chocolate drops, and ended up modifying the recipe to make chocolate chip cookies. They were really yummy mashaAllah ๐Ÿ™‚ Makes ~16 | Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Baking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients Required: 125g Unsalted Butter (softened) 100g Caster Sugar 1 Medium Egg…

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How to Make Milkshakes at Home | Chocolate/Strawberry/Banana/Blueberry

How to Make Milkshakes at Home | Chocolate/Strawberry/Banana/Blueberry

Milkshakes are a yummy treat for hot Summer days, and they are so easy to make. The best thing about milkshakes is that you can make them in whatever flavour you like โ€“ all you need is ice cream, milk, a blender and the fruit/flavour you would like your milkshake to be. In this article, I share the recipe for 4 varieties of milkshakes. 1) Strawberry Milkshake 200g Fresh Strawberries200ml Milk500ml Vanilla Ice Cream Blend strawberries, milk and ice cream…

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How To Make Slushies At Home | Mango/Strawberry/Tropical/Cola

How To Make Slushies At Home | Mango/Strawberry/Tropical/Cola

Slushies are the perfect drink for a hot summer’s day, and they couldn’t be easier to make. The best thing about slushies is that you can make them in whatever flavour you like – all you need is ice, a blender and the flavour you would like your slushy to be. In this article, I share the recipe for 4 varieties of slushies. 1)Mango Slushy Blend 1 cup of ice, 1 cup of mango juice and 1 tablespoon of sugar…

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3 Quick & Tasty Eid Dessert Ideas

3 Quick & Tasty Eid Dessert Ideas

In this post, I share 3 quick and tasty recipe ideas for Eid desserts. Sometimes it is chaotic on Eid with family and friends visiting, and you just need a quick dessert to make things easier. I hope the following recipes give you some ideas ๐Ÿ™‚ These desserts require no baking and couldn’t be simpler. Custard and Peach Flan Ingredients required: Sponge Flan Case One sachet Instant Custard Mix (~80g) 300ml Double Cream 100ml Boiling Water Tin of Peach Slices…

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Mango Lassi Recipe

Mango Lassi Recipe

This is theย yummiest, easiest mango lassi (mango milkshake) recipe ever! Usually served in Indian/Pakistani restaurants, this gorgeous drink is a perfect sweet treat! Serves 4 | Preparation Time: 3 minutes Ingredients Required: ~400ml Sweetened Mango Pulp 1 litre Vanilla Ice Cream ~200ml Whole Milk Method: Add the ingredients to a blender, blend together until well combined, serve and enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

No-Bake Nutty Chocolate Cheesecake

No-Bake Nutty Chocolate Cheesecake

https://youtu.be/4vyNcFCC8Rg A gorgeous nutty chocolate cheesecake that requires no baking, and is so easy to prepare. This is a variation of a recipe that I saw by Nigella; it looked so easy and delicious that I couldn’t wait to try it. Serves 16 | Preparation Time: 15 minutes (plus overnight chilling in the fridge) Ingredients Required: 200g Digestive Biscuits 200g Soft Cheese (Cream Cheese) 75g Unsalted Butter 200g Chocolate Spread (Nutella or similar) 50g Icing Sugar 150g Chopped Mixed Nuts…

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Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies

https://youtu.be/fL6mvwldxVE I recently purchased Love Food’s Whoopie Pies book on offer, and coudn’t wait to try some of the yummy looking whoopie pies. These delicious whoopie pies are made of two soft chocolate chip cookies sandwiched with a gorgeous chocolate filling. Makes 10 | Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients Required: 250g Plain Flour 115g Unsalted Butter (softened) 150g Soft Light Brown Soft Sugar 1 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda Large pinch of Salt 1 Large Egg…

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Lemon Drizzle Cake Recipe

Lemon Drizzle Cake Recipe

https://youtu.be/hLAzBZyIRz4 Bake yourselves a tangtastic lemon drizzle cake! Serves 12 | Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients required: – 250g Unsalted Butter (softened) – 250g Caster Sugar – 4 Medium Free Range Eggs (lightly beaten) – 250g Self Raising Flour – 1 teaspoon Baking Powder – 1 Lemon – 1 tablespoon Caster Sugar (for the lemon/sugar drizzle mix) Method: – Grease and line a 15cm cake tin and preheat the oven to 170C/150C Fan/338F. – Cream…

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