Almond and Plum Cake

With plums ready for picking it would be rude not to make a plum cake. Using ground almonds inthe cake helps to absorb some of the juices from the plums and I have also added ground ginger which gives the cake a little added warmth and flavour.

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Lemon and Blueberry Meringue Roulade

I love the refreshing flavour of lemon meringue pie and the blueberries compliment lemon perfectly.

Sometimes I’m just not in the mood for making pastry, so a meringue roulade is a perfect solution.

Surprisingly the meringue isn’t nearly as difficult to roll up as you would think, due to its delicate nature the meringue can crack, but this just adds to the beauty of the roulade.

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