Books, Reading, Uncategorized

September Reads

I was fortunate enough to lose myself in some real gems this month. The First Time I Said Goodbye by Claire Allan In 1959, American marine Ray Cooper is based in Derry in Northern Ireland. He falls in love with local girl Stella Hegarty and they soon start to plan their life together in America. Ray is shipped out sooner than …

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Baking, Cakes, Uncategorized

Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

These Strawberries & Cream cupcakes are from the lovely book, Cupcakes from The Primrose Bakery, though I prefer to use my own recipe for buttercream. Ingredients 225g Caster Sugar 210g Self Raising Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Powder 25g Cornflour  125g Fresh Strawberries, hulled and crushed 225g Butter, softened 4 Large Eggs For the Buttercream Frosting 80g Softened Butter 160g Icing …

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