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CHOCOLATE-TOPPED BANANA CAKE

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I can never throw away old, overripe bananas, and although I have many recipes for using them up, I enjoy coming up with… Read on

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CHEESE STARS

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This is a new variant of an old and easy party favourite. The dough is mixed up in the processor and rolls out easily.  It… Read on

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CHOCOLATE CHERRY CUPCAKES

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The jam I use for these is the morello cherry preserve from Sainsbury's special selection; if you're using a less elegant,… Read on

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STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES

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I've long been fascinated by this American pudding, which isn't really a scone so much as a tender, buttery sponge with… Read on

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APPLE AND BLACKBERRY KUCHEN

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Kuchen may be simply "cake" in German, but what it means in America, taken there by German refugees, is a sweet, but not… Read on

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CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE

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This is the sort of cake you'd want to eat the whole of when you'd been chucked. But even the sight of it, proud and tall… Read on

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CHOCOLATE CLOUD CAKE

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On days when I want the warmth of the hearth rather than the hurly burly of the city streets I stay in and read cookery… Read on

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BLACKBERRY GALETTE

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This is really a free-form pizza-like tart, which I made for the first time while we were doing the photography for How… Read on

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CHOCOLATE LIME CHEESECAKE

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My inspiration here was a sweet - those chocolate limes I ate in my childhood. The base is rich and dark and perfectly counters… Read on

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BAKLAVA

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This is so temple-achingly sweet that one small marked-out diamond, or maybe two, is enough. But even so, I love its perfumed… Read on

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BIRTHDAY CUSTARD SPONGE

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I always used to make an elaborate cake for my children's birthdays but they've since got much more demanding - the car… Read on

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TROPICAL CHOCOLATE CAKE

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If you're worried about using alcohol in a cake that might - but doesn't have to - be destined for children, then just use… Read on

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SOFT WHITE DINNER ROLLS

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It may seem a crackpot idea to suggest you make fresh white bread rolls for your children's supper, but give me a moment.… Read on

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CHEESECAKE

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This is not for the faint-hearted. Unashamed indulgence, wallowingly so, is what this recipe is all about: think Reese's… Read on

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FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE LIME CAKE WITH MARGARITA CREAM

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There is something about a flourless chocolate cake that makes it so damn easy to eat. This is one of my fallback favourites… Read on