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Torta Gianduia - Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods Puddings / Desserts

Ingredients200 g 50% dark chocolate100 g 75% dark chocolate115 g butter7 large free range eggs, separated1 tsp cornflour80 g ground hazelnutsPreheat oven to 180 degrees. Grease and line a baking tray or 22cm cake tin.Melt chocolate and butter over a low heat. Set aside.Whisk the egg whites and cornflour until firm peaks form.Whisk the egg yolks into the chocolate.Pour the chocolate and ground hazelnuts into the egg whites and gently fold to combine. Don't over mix.Carefully pour into baking dish and bake for 45-50 minutes.Dust with cocoa or chocolate ganache.Serve. Enjoy!

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Almond & Passionfruit Custard Torte

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods

      Ingredients   115 g butter130 g coconut sugar3 large free range eggs + 1 egg white100 g ground almonds45 g rice flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda3 tbsp freeze dried passionfruit powder1 tbsp milkWhole almonds, roughly chopped Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Grease and line a 22cm cake tin. Cream butter and sugar. Add the 3 eggs one at a time. Fold in almonds, flour, baking powder, baking soda, passionfruit powder and milk. Whisk egg white until soft peaks form. Gently fold through mixture.Pour into tin and smooth top. Sprinkle over almonds. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until skewer comes...

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Sticky Saltly Ginger and Pinenut Loaf

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods

Perfect for afternoon tea or with cheese. Gluten and refined sugar free. The psyllium husk acts as a stabiliser as the mixture is quite wet. If you don't have it just add a ¼ more flour. I used brown rice flour.IngredientsLOAF2 c gluten free flour3 tsp psyllium husk1½ c coconut sugar2 tsp baking powder1 tsp baking soda2 tbsp ground ginger1 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp ground nutmeg1 tsp ground mixed spice½ tsp sea salt340 g molasses210 g rice bran oil2 large free range eggs1 c buttermilk¼ c water50 g pine nutsGINGER SYRUP1 tbsp coconut sugar1 tsp ground ginger¼ c waterSea salt2...

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Roast Chicken and Herbed Mayo Sandwiches

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods Canapes

Summer is coming and these little sandwiches are perfect for afternoon cocktail parties or high tea lunch. You can make them ahead. Cover with a lightly damp paper towel and keep in the fridge.Ingredients1 roast chicken, cooked and meat pulled1 cup Mamas Pantry Mayonnaise1/2 c Italian parsley1/4 c fresh thyme1/4 c sage1 loaf fresh white bread, thicky sliced1 lemonSea saltFreshly ground pepperRoughly chop all the herbs together.Combine chicken, mayo and herbs in a large bowl. Season to taste with lemon, salt and pepper.Arrange bread on a large board, spread with a little softened butter.Place a spoonful on mixture onto half the...

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Hot Cross Buns with Rum and Cinnamon Soaked Fruit

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods

These hot cross buns are absolutely jammed full of fruit and spice. The mixture yields 16 buns, they freeze really well if you have self control and don't eat them all. FRUIT SOAK150 g golden sultanas150 g currants100 g mixed peel1 apple, peeled, cored and grated1 tbsp mixed spice1 tbsp ground ginger2 tsp ground cinnamon2 tbsp brown sugar1 cinnamon stick1 vanilla pod3 tbsp rum2 c boiling waterDOUGH2 c plain flour3 tsp ground cinnamon3 tsp mixed spice2 tsp ground ginger1 tsp ground cloves1 tsp ground nutmeg1 tsp vanilla bean paste8 g instant dry yeast50 g caster sugar50 g muscovado sugar2 tsp...

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