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Classic crepes suzette

Start by making the pancakes. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, egg and milk to produce a smooth pancake batter. Before frying the pancakes, whisk in the orange zest, caster sugar and melted butter. To cook t...

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Lemon meringue pie

To make the pastry, put the flour, icing sugar and butter in a bowl and rub together with your fingers till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Using a spoon, mix in the egg yolk and enough of the water to form a soft ...

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Deep lemon tart

Start this recipe by making the sweet pastry using the rubbing in method. When the pastry is ready, chill in the fridge for 30 minutes, and then use to line the base and sides of a 20cm fluted flan tin. Leave excess p...

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Maltese almond torte with date and orange filling

Start this recipe by preparing the sweet pastry. In a large bowl, rub together the flours, sugar and butter till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the egg, vanilla essence, orange zest and juice and mix to a soft...

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Coffee and walnut cake

Start by greasing and lining 2 x 20cm round cake tins. To make the coffee cake, dissolve the coffee granules in the hot water and put aside to cool. Make the cake as a Victoria sponge by beating together the butter an...

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Yogurt and apricot cereal bars

Start this recipe by lining a 20cm square cake tin with greaseproof paper, making sure that you also line the sides. Next, chop the white chocolate into small pieces and put in a saucepan with the vanilla yogurt. Heat...

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Hazelnut and chocolate cookies

Mix the butter and sugar together in a food processor till soft, then add the egg and pulse for 10 seconds. Add the baking powder, cocoa powder and flour and pulse to form a soft pastry. Remove the pastry, and chill f...

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Chocolate and berry trifles

Start this recipe by making up the blackcurrant jelly (as directions on the packet). Take 150g of the berries and divide them equally between 8 serving glasses. Pour the blackcurrant jelly equally into the glasses, ov...

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Chocolate brandy cups with sesame caramel

Start this recipe by making the chocolate brandy mousse. Melt the chocolate and the butter together in a pan over boiling water, and remove from heat. In a bowl, whip the double cream to soft peaks and put to one side...

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Chocolate pots with orange liqueur mascarpone

Start this recipe by making a red wine syrup. Put the red wine and sugar in a saucepan and add the juice and zest of one orange. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and reduce the liquid to 2/3 of its quantity ...

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Chocolate and mandarin biscotti with walnuts

Put all the ingredients together in a large bowl and mix together lightly to form soft dough, being careful not to over-mix as the mixture will become tough. Divide the pastry into 3 pieces, and roll out each piece in...

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Chocolate and caramel bars with whole toasted hazelnuts

Grease and line a 20cm square cake tin and put aside. Prepare the chocolate base by putting the butter, cocoa powder and brown sugar in a saucepan, and heat till the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved. Take...

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