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Baking Cake

Easy Vanilla Pound Cake

Easy Vanilla Loaf Cake Recipe

You wouldn’t be blamed for thinking this rather easy recipe for vanilla pound cake a little on the boring end of the cake spectrum. In fact, you’re probably right. But there’s something special about a well-made pound cake that’s difficult to put into words – is there a more perfect accompaniment for your afternoon tea or coffee?

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Baking Swedish

Cinnamon Buns (Kanelbullar)

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If you’re after a sweet, sticky and generously glazed cinnamon bun, you’ve come to the wrong place. Instead, these let the quality of the enriched bread and already sweet cinnamon filling do the talking. To my mind, that makes these more akin to the famous Swedish kanelbullar than what you might consider a cinnamon bun to be.

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Baking Cheesecake Spanish

Basque Cheesecake

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Food is at the very heart of San Sebastian, and nowhere is that more evident than in its Old Town. Littered with tiny Basque restaurants, it’s one of the very best places to enjoy the region’s famous pintxos washed down with a glass of extravagantly poured txakoli. 

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Baking British

Bakewell Muffins

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It’s hard to think of a recipe I’ve been happier with than my Cherry Bakewell Tart. And yet, with time often short, it can be so difficult to spare enough of it to give such a creation the respect it deserves. Bakewell Muffins it is…

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Baking Bread

Beginner’s Sourdough Bread

It feels like everyone knows and yearns for good bread. Even if they don’t bake it, they have a supplier. And it’s because there’s something so fundamentally comforting about a good loaf – a combination, perhaps, of its mouth-watering aroma, chewy texture and thick crust.