Top 5… Valentine’s Crafts!

I love Valentine’s Day. Yes, I know it can be commercial, and yes it can sometime’s can also be tacky and yes – just an excuse for you to HAVE to spend more money on your dearest loved one. But, that is kind of the point? I feel I can say I love you to

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Top 5… Creatively biscuity things!

Is biscuity even a word?? Either way – Friday 29th May 2015 was apparently ‘National Biscuit Day‘… in fact – every day in our house is ‘biscuit day’. My personal absolute favourites are chocolate hobnobs, with a glass of milk or a cup of Yorkshire tea… Mmmmmm. According to an article on the Telegraph, I am

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Top 5… Doughnuts! (It’s National Doughnut Week!)

Doughnuts, are pretty special – right? Gloriously deep fried, golden sugary deliciousness. They are so good, there is a national week to celebrate them in all their glory! That week, is THIS week! 9th-16th May 2015. So, although not recommended as a daily snack of course, as a worthy treat or dessert – why not

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The Crafty Lass does… Royal Birthday Celebrations!

With a V.I.B. (Very Important Baby) on its way within the next week or two – what better way to celebrate than a cup of (Yorkshire) tea and a cupcake (or three)! And so, why not get crafty with some creative baking? Royal blue, pillarbox red, and brilliant white to represent the gloriously patriotic Union Jack

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The Crafty Lass does… Easter ‘Egg and Soldiers’!

Are you having friends and family over for dinner this Easter? And need an interesting dessert? Well, look no further than this scrummy delight of ‘Egg and Soldiers’! I made this last year for a post-Sunday-roast-pud, and it went down a storm! Even serving it in empty egg cups/boxes, for extra presentation points! 😉 I was

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The Crafty Lass does… Easter biscuits!

Looking to do something for Easter that is fun, cheap to make, relatively easy, and you get to eat it at the end?! Why not make Mary Berry’s ‘Easter Biscuits‘? Here is my attempt… Mmmmmm tasty 🙂 Top tip! – always allow the icing to dry thoroughly, otherwise it won’t set properly and you’ll end

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The Crafty Lass does… Cupcakes!

So, it’s the eve of my 32nd birthday. Uh oh… well, I’ve got cake to console my ever growing age. I know I’m not THAT old… I mentioned in my last post how quickly a year had gone… But where have 32 years gone?! Saying that, my husband pointed out to me recently – I’m probably

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It’s sugar, but just not as you know it…

I was asked a very interesting question at work today – and it really got me thinking… What are the latest home baking trends of 2015? My first and immediate thought was the latest craze of ‘new’ sugars. Which, to be honest, I don’t fully understand…isn’t it still just sugar – just disguised in a ‘healthier’

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