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Fig Lemon Marzipan Bundt Cake for a Special Occasion

Fig Lemon Marzipan Bundt Cake

Bundt | 4th January 2017 | By

A beautifully textured cake for a special occasion. Flavoured with figs and lemon including a slug of limoncello, the cake includes a ball of marzipan in each slice and is topped with a drizzle of sharp lemon icing. I give you my fig lemon marzipan bundt cake.

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Easy Romanesco Pasta with Lemon & Garlic

Romanesco Pasta

Let’s Go Romanesco! Pimp up your pasta and have a fabulous weeknight meal that takes no time at all, but feels a little bit special. This seasonal easy romanesco pasta dish is a taste sensation. It’s quick and simple to make and is eminently suitable for vegans.

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Snowdon Pudding – Take Your Dessert to Greater Heights

Snowdon Pudding

A good old fashioned rib sticking steamed suet pudding from North Wales. Snowdon pudding, as it’s called, is flavoured with lemon zest and marmalade. Recipe for lemon sauce included as it makes a lovely accompaniment.

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Twelfth Night Cakes with Lemon, Cardamom & Marzipan

Twelfth Night Cakes

Leftovers, Small Cakes | 10th January 2016 | By

Sharp zingy lemon cakes with a light sponge. The subtle notes of cardamom in these Twelfth Night cakes add depth and the marzipan melts to give a certain sweet almondy stickiness. Eminently suitable to celebrate Twelfth Night or any other.

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Lemon Curd and a 3p Fruits Organic Box Giveaway #68

Lemon Curd

Giveaways, Preserves, ThermoCook | 24th December 2015 | By

A tangy zesty lemon curd which is a cinch to make in the Optimum Thermocook. But if you don’t mind a bit of stirring, it can easily be made by hand too. The recipe uses whole eggs, so if you don’t like waste, you’ll be delighted to not have leftover egg whites as you find in many curd recipes.

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Easy Aioli with Lemon and Dill – Use as a Sauce or Dip

Aioli

A quick and easy recipe for making aioli, sometimes called garlic mayonnaise. It’s flavoured with lemon and dill and can become almost addictive. Use this quick blender method to make a dip or sauce for raw or cooked vegetables. It goes particularly well with boiled new potatoes and, of course, chips.

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Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon – Sugar Free

Sugar Free Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

A tasty fruity cupcake with a tart but creamy topping. The colour is quite striking and as the lemon blueberry cupcakes are sugar free, they’re relatively low in calories.

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Basbousa – an Egyptian Semolina Yoghurt Cake

Basbousa

A Basbousa is an Egyptian classic. It’s a dense semolina yoghurt cake flavoured with burnt butter and honey and doused with rose, lemon and cardamom syrup. You’ll find it in every pastry shop in Egypt and it’s often served with cream. But it’s not very easy to find here in the UK, so here’s an easy recipe for you to make your own.

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Surprise Easter Egg Cupcakes with Almond & Lemon

Easter Egg Cupcakes

Cupcakes, Easter | 24th March 2015 | By

Almond and lemon cakes made with marzipan and containing a secret treasure within. Shhh, don’t let on, there may be Easter eggs about. Perfect for entertaining, everyone will adore these surprise Easter egg cupcakes.

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Lemon Coconut Cakes with Freekah Flour

Lemon Coconut Cakes

Cupcakes, Dairy Free | 28th February 2015 | By

Flavoursome cakes with zesty notes and a background hit of coconut. A mix of cream and lemon curd with some grated chocolate completes the picture, making them perfect for an afternoon tea party. If you don’t add the cream or lemon curd topping, these lemon coconut cakes become dairy-free.

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