Pecan and Maple Syrup Brownies

Pecan and maple has to be a combination made in heaven. I simply love it. I have combined them both in these brownies.

Prior to baking I caramelised the pecan nuts in some maple syrup, this is so easy to do and soooo worth it.

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

A Beautifully light and moist sponge cake with a cinnamon and walnut swirl with a crunchy topping.

It took me a while to get my head around this one. A coffee cake is a cake to be enjoyed with a coffee (or with tea or in my case a hot chocolate). This cake does not contain coffee, which is a relief to me as I don’t like coffee but distressing for all those coffee lovers out there!

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 Pear and Chocolate Hazelnut Crumble Cake

Very similar to my Apple Crumble Cake but made with pears. I do think the pear is a very underrated fruit and not used nearly enough.

I grated the pears for this cake just like for my Apple Crumble Cake.

I have added chopped hazelnuts to the crumble topping of this cake it adds a nice bit of texture and goes nicely with the nutella I added to the cake.

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