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Oaty Ginger Crunch

When I was a child my father used to receive a gift of crystalized ginger, dried fruit and nuts every Christmas. I hated, and still dislike, the dried figs component, and I wasn’t very keen on the ginger either. That has changed over time, and as I’ve grown older I’ve...

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Choc Orange Slice

The combo of orange and chocolate is delicious and one that I enjoy very much. The following slice recipe is a winner since it hits both notes. This recipe comes from the book Robyn Martin Bakes. Ingredients: 150 grams/5 ounces butter 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1/2 cup...

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Recipe: Cider Crumble Slice

  This recipe comes from High Tea, recipes with a sense of occasion. Ingredients: 20 grams butter (3/4 oz) 1 1/2 tablespoons of golden syrup or light treacle 150 ml apple cider (alcoholic) (5 fl oz) 250 grams (2 cups) self-raising flour pinch of ground ginger 45...

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Recipe: Ginger Oat Slice

This is a new to me recipe from Robyn Martin’s book called Bake. Ingredients: 150 grams butter (5 oz) 1/4 cup golden syrup 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup coconut 1 1/2 cups wholegrain oats (that’s oatmeal to Americans) 1/2 cup wholemeal flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking...

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Sweet Treat — Chocolate Slice

Here's the recipe for one of my favorite slices. It's my father's favorite too. It's simple and easy to make and always goes well with a cup of tea or coffee. 250g butter (2.2 sticks/8.8 ounces) 1 cup sugar 2 Tablespoons cocoa 1 T golden syrup 2 cups flour 1 cup...

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