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Wild Plum Jam

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I'm not a seasoned jam maker, so I read up and created a recipe for Wild Plum Jam that's as simple as they come. Now I'm sharing it with you!

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Yummy Chocolate Brownies

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I've tried several brownie recipes in my time, but this one is the best so far - it's based on an original recipe by Jamie Oliver. It's really easy to make and the brownies taste great by themselves or with ice cream or cream.

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Oreo Ice Cream

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It seems everybody loves the Oreo cookie. So why not turn this delicious creation into an ice cream?

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Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

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Hands up who likes Chocolate Ice Cream?!! This is my take on James Martins recipe. Its been jigged around quite a bit, so I can comfortably claim it to be mine. I look out in the 'gone off' shelves in Tesco for the cream. Its usually around 50p for a big 500g pot!

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

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Chocolate brownies are one of the all time comfort foods. There's not many ways to make them better, apart from making a triple chocolate brownie! Delicious, sweet, chocolatey heaven.

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Five Star Butter cake

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This is a recipe for a very versatile cake and is perfect for any occasion. You can alter the flavour with vanilla, chocolate, lemon or orange. You could even add the mixture over stewed apples to make an apple cake!

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Lily’s Fairtrade Devil’s Food Ale Cakes

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Lily's Fairtrade Devil's Food Ale Cakes are delicious and unusual cupcakes, created especially for the Fairtrade fortnight by cupcake queen Lily Vanilli. They're so tasty that you’ll want to bake them all year round, but I think they taste even better during Fairtrade Fortnight!

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Caramel Shortcake

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Caramel shortcake is made up of a crumbly shortcake base, topped with caramel and then chocolate. Can there be anything better than that? It's so easy to make my 5 and 7 year old daughters could do it!

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Kathy’s shortbread

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My housemate Kathy made this delicious shortbread a week ago for our annual Christmas dinner with friends before we all head off to see our families. She got it from her mum who I understand got it from her mum, who... You know what I mean! They made a lovely sweet something to have with our cup of tea at the end of such a big meal and they looked the part when she handed them out to all the guests as a little present to take home.

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