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Spiced biscuits

These are loosely based on speculaas biscuits, or more commonly known by the trademark Biscoff and are just right for Christmas time. They are both delicate and crunchy and able to withstand being hung on the Christmas tree. If you use boiled sweets to make the stained glass effect then they look really pretty amongst …

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Halloween Fougasse

You can make these ‘boogasse’ out of any bread dough. I had a pumpkin so I made my pumpkin bread recipe for these. They made the perfect accompaniment to pumpkin soup. Subscribe for bread tips, advice & recipes Fougasse is normally one large cut in the centre of the dough and several smaller cuts up …

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Mincemeat Wreath

This is a lovely bread to make at Christmas, but really you don’t have to wait and you don’t need an excuse, just go ahead and make it to share with your family and friends. It really looks wonderful as the centrepiece of your table at any time of the year. If you dislike mincemeat …

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Ciabatta Recipe

This recipe makes use of a pre-ferment to add flavour and texture to this bread which is ideal for bruschetta or serving with soups and stews to sop up the flavours. You can read more about using preferments here. Ciabatta, which translates as Slipper, was invented in the 1980’s by an Italian baker as a …

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How to make tiger bread

Tiger bread has a delicious savoury/sweet/slightly salty glaze that cracks as it bakes and makes a really delicious loaf. Ingredients For loaf: (Simple white loaf recipe but you could use any bread recipe that you like) 500g strong, white (bread) flour10g fine sea salt5g (or 1 sachet 7g) easy bake/ fast action/ instant yeast or …

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