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Easy Butterfly Cakes (Fairy Cakes)

These butterfly cakes - also called fairy cakes or butterfly buns - are cupcakes decked out to look like butterflies with a pile of sweet whipped cream and a dollop of jam. They are fun …

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A jar of clotted cream with a spoon resting inside

Easy Homemade Clotted Cream Recipe

Clotted cream is really easy for ANYONE to make at home, regardless of your kitchen expertise. The recipe is so straightforward that everybody from experienced bakers to novices can learn how to make it. …

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Tea and Crumpets

Tea and Crumpets the British Way

Ever since I wrote about making homemade crumpets, I've been answering questions about tea and crumpets for friends, family, and readers. A crumpet is a type of bread most closely related to …

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how to use clotted cream

How to Use Clotted Cream

Americans are often at a loss about how to use clotted cream. My simple recipe for homemade clotted cream is one of the most beloved recipes on this site, but those with no …

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Shrewsbury Biscuts

Shrewsbury Biscuits Recipe

Shrewsbury biscuits (sometimes called Shrewsbury cakes) are classic British butter cookies. This Shrewsbury biscuits recipe has a totally unique flavor profile because of some of its ingredients: caraway seeds, mace, and lemon. …

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Sticky Toffee Pudding Cupcakes

Sticky Toffee Pudding Cupcakes

I first discovered sticky toffee pudding many moons ago on a questionable date (the kind where you can't tell if you're on a date or not). My "date" insisted that I try …

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Crumpets

All About Crumpets

A crumpet is a type of bread most closely related to the English muffin. They are a light yeast bread, made on a griddle, as you would a pancake. In this post, we'll …

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