Category: baking

Beetroot and White Chocolate Cake

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Okay, so you know I like to post a few recipes up on the blog, and have posted a few more unusual ones such as; Dandelion and Burdock Cake and Milopitakia (apple stuffed biscuits).  I thought I would keep in with the unusual theme, and sought inspiration from my recent trip to Staithes when we visited a vintage tea room with a few different types of cakes. The cake of choice being Beetroot and White Chocolate Cake. 

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Milopitakia – Apple Stuffed Biscuits

So fall is coming upon us, and what better way to spend the darker evenings doing a little bit of baking. Now I am never ready to give up summer (I could permanently live in summer, as long as it isn’t a typical British summer!) and as I love Greece so much I thought I would try out one of the many recipes in my Greek Bible of cooking: Vefa’s Kitchen.

The recipe of choice being: Milopitakia or Apple stuffed Biscuits.

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If in doubt, bake a cake – Dandelion and Burdock Cake!

So it was a bit of a busy end of the week last week. There was a birthday (mine), an anniversary (my parents) and of course father’s day. I will be writing a separate post about my antics of the weekend, which I will post a link to here.
Prior to this I decided to re-test my baking skills, by baking a cake (and buns) to take into work to celebrate my birthday (I am sure I have got this the wrong way round – shouldn’t others be baking for me?) Anyway what can I say, I guess I am a bit of a feeder!
I quite like the different and quirky food you can get, and therefore decided to bake Dandelion and Burdock cake!


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