Back to school raspberry granola bars

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Base and topping are made with the same mixture, with a delicious layer of preserves in the middle. Yum!

Jam Filled Cupcakes

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Vegan and delicious, these jam filled cupcakes come together in a snap, only dirty up one bowl to make and taste like jelly donuts! Try them with a coffee flavored frosting for a real morning treat.

Chocolate Marble Raspberry Bakewell Tart


A layer of raspberry jam beneath a luxurious, chocolate and vanilla almond filling, topped with silky chocolate ganache and raspberries, in a rich, buttery crust.

Shortbread Sandwiches


Shortbread cookies with dulce de leche and/or strawberry jam.

Raspberry Cupcakes


Silky raspberry icing over light-as-air white cupcakes. This is a smooth treat everyone will love.

Victoria Sponge Cake

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A traditional English Victoria Sponge Cake I made to celebrate the Royal Wedding. The cake was decorated with printable little Union Jack flags that can be downloaded from my blog. I've also included downloadable flags for England, USA & Canada that you can use to celebrate St. Georges Day, Independence Day and Canada Day.

Stuffed Vanilla Pear Jam Scones

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As soon as I tasted this batch of Pear Vanilla Jam I couldn't wait to use it in a recipe. For some reason I thought wow wouldn't this taste great inside a scone. I'm not joking. I really did think that after I tasted it for the third time. And I have never had a stuffed scone before so this would be a kitchen adventure for me.

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Victoria Sponge Cake


Last weekend, I made a Victoria Sponge Cake. I have always loved the way it looks. There is something very rustic and feminine... and quintessentially English about it. In its simplest - and I believe, authentic - form, it's basically jam and cream sandwiched between 2 layers of sponge. But clearly, there is no harm adding some strawberry slices like I did. They give a fruity punch to an otherwise simple cake.

Pear-Vanilla Brown Butter Bars


Pear-Vanilla Brown Butter Bars. The dreamiest way to transport yourself out of the dreary mid-winter doldrums.