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Chocolate Cake

My smallest girl is turning 5 this week and wanted a birthday cake to bring to playschool to share with her friends. We are very lucky that her playschool is so accommodating and always on board with these little things and it’s a great way to include all of the children in celebrations. With that in mind, I decided to …

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Chocolate Almond Tart

Mr. Simply Homemade had his birthday yesterday, let’s just say he’s getting rather close to a big number! Instead of a cake, he wanted a nice decadent, chocolate treat and so I rustled up this Chocolate Almond Tart. It was good…..it was very good! Ingredients   for the base 120g Plain Flour  120g Ground Almonds 65g Butter, melted 30g Maple Syrup …

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Chocolate Chick Brownies

It has taken quite some time to perfect this recipe. In fact I left it on the back burner for a long while, mainly due to frustration and also in the hope that if I left it a while, it would come good when I came back to it. It worked and now I am happy to share this recipe …

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Banana Bread Tiramisu

Happy New Year! It’s New Year’s Day, a day where in the Simply Homemade home we chill out with the children, look ahead to 2017, drink bubbly drinks and eat delicious food! You may have seen a recipe floating around via Buzzfeed before the festive season for Banana Bread Tiramisu. It looked quite nice so I earmarked it in my …

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Chocolate Marble Cake

Caoimhe, my 11 year old, absolutely loves to bake. At the moment her ambition is to have her own bakery. Being 11, I am aware she may change her mind, but, I really hope she doesn’t and as long as I encourage her and nurture her dream, there is a good chance it will stay and fingers crossed, come into …

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