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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Millionaire’s Shortbread with Salt Caramel In a Box

Millionaire's Shortbread with Salt Caramel

 

Millionaire’s shortbread is one of those delicious treats you feel you can allow yourself only occasionally. The glorious sensation of biting through dark, almost savoury chocolate, smooth, sweet caramel and crunchy shortbread is absolutely heavenly. A touch of Cornish Sea Salt in the caramel makes it even more irresistible and truly fit for a millionaire. It’s perfect with a strongish cup of Clipper Fairtrade Everyday Tea.

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies JPG JPGThese scrumptious Christmas cookies are great fun to make and decorate. You can make the mixture by hand but a food processor is quick and easy. The dough is a rich one and therefore quite soft and delicate to roll. You may like to chill it, wrapped in cling film, for half an hour beforehand.

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 4, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Indian Chai Tea Loaf

Buttered Chai Tea Loaf 2 (2)

 

This lovely loaf needs no added spice: it’s all there in the Clipper Chai Tea already!

Tuck in with a pot of your favourite Clipper brew and treat yourself to a slice (or two): unsurprisingly, the Indian Chai Tea goes with it beautifully.

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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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