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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 4, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Hot Chocolate Iced Fancies

Hot Chocolate Iced Fancies 2

 

The ancient Aztecs prized chocolate, vanilla and chilli for their aphrodisiac qualities. Here they all are: baked into an innocuous looking little cake: perfect for you to bake for Valentine’s Day!

 

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 4, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Easter Biscuits

Easter Biscuits with Chick 3

 

Traditionally, Easter biscuits are round with fluted edges and are subtly spiced. You can make these in the traditional way or cut them out using suitably Easter themed novelty cutters. A little spice is nice, or see Tip below for alternative flavourings. Whichever way you bake them, they are perfect with a cup of your favourite Clipper brew… Read More



Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 4, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Spring Chocolate Cake

Spring Chocolate Cake 1Easter has been so early this year, there still seems to be bit of a chocolate and egg-sized gap now that it’s April. Here’s a nice simple and delicious recipe for a chocolate cake to celebrate spring. You can dress it for the part with fresh spring flowers – and little chocolate sugar coated eggs if you can still get hold of some!

 

 

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: April 26, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Easy Chunky Flapjacks

Easy Chunky Flapjacks & Clipper Teas

If you are heading off to Glastonbury these chunky and satisfying flapjacks are the ideal bakes to take. Quick and easy to put together they contain only 3 ingredients and are a welcome and nourishing snack at any time of day.  

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