Black Forest Swiss Roll

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A lot of people are put off making a Swiss roll through fear of the rolling and the cracking. A lot of the time the cake will crack, I think this gives the Swiss roll character and proves it is homemade.

I have made a black forest Swiss roll with cream and cherries, however you can make any filling you want or prefer. Continue reading “Black Forest Swiss Roll”

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Valentine Cookies

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This recipe will make about 30 cookies (depending on the size of your cookie cutter)

These cookies are so versatile you can use any cookie cutter, sandwich two together, make window cookies or mug hanging cookies and more.

Because I have chilled the dough before baking, the cookies will retain their shape and not distort during the baking process.

Today I have made sandwiched cookies with a heart window and some mug hanging cookies to enjoy with my hot chocolate. Continue reading “Valentine Cookies”

Yule Log (ready made swiss roll)

At Christmas time there is so much to do and most of it needs to be done at the last minute on the day.

If you don’t have time to make your own Swiss roll, don’t panic, just keep a couple of your favourite swiss rolls in the cupboard on standby and within 30mins you can rustle up a Yule log! Continue reading “Yule Log (ready made swiss roll)”