Laura's Naturally Sweet Blog

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Hazelnut Cupcakes with a Chocolate Hazelnut Topping

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Light, fluffy, sweet and nutty - these gorgeous little cupcakes really are just heavenly!

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Luxury Marzipan Chocolates

Luxury Marzipan Chocolates

These are sweet, almondy delectable luxury chocolates – a perfect Christmas treat. I remember, back when I was at university, going Christmas shopping with a friend.

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Chocolate Orange and Raisin Slice

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As we have raced through December Christmas is upon us!! (You know this for sure when you can’t get a parking space in town on a Saturday after 9 am!!!!) Christmas has always been a time when a lot of baking has taken place in our house.

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'Cherry Garcia' Chocolate Brownies

'Cherry Garcia' Chocolate Brownies

So there I was once again (it seems to be a bit of a theme this year) experimenting with my favourite Dalfour jam (in case you didn’t guess it was the cherry one this time).

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Coffee and Walnut Cookies

Coffee and Walnut Cookies

I’m not kidding when I say these are just insanely delicious. Coffee and walnut has always been one of those perfect combinations and this is no exception.

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Black Forest Fruits Crumble

Black Forest Fruits Crumble

Wow – what a week this was – a little craziness getting everything back up and running- hopefully I haven’t forgotten any of the recipes – message me if you notice anything missing!!

 

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Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

Pancake Day, along with Chocolate Day, Eat Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (yes a real thing!) Peanut Butter Day (for anyone who missed it but loves peanut butter, Peanut Butter Lovers Day is coming up on the 1st March…….)

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Chocolate Peanut Fudge

Chocolate Peanut Fudge

This afternoon I came in, flicked the kettle on, opened the biscuit tin and – it was official we’d had burglars – they had stolen every last biscuit.

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Banana Cream Pie

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Rich, creamy and absolutely delicious – this is one dessert that you will definitely not be able to resist!! With the real taste of bananas and a delectably crunchy base it never fails to hit the mark.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Slice

Chocolate Peanut Butter Slice

These bars are a wonderful, gooey slice of chocolate peanut heaven! So moreish it will be impossible to resist a second third fourth!!!

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard

Sweet and spicy pumpkin pie smothered in smooth, creamy vanilla bean custard has to be the quintessential dessert for thanksgiving.

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Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups

Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups

A sweet, spicy but smooth peanut butter pumpkin pie centre hidden within a melt in the mouth divine peanut chocolate casing. This isn’t just Halloween candy – this is Halloween candy for grown-ups.

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Maple and Raisin Oat Cookies

Maple and Raisin Oat Cookies

Soft, chewy and packed with plump juicy raisins- raisin oat cookies are undeniably a kitchen staple and there should always be a place for them in the cookie jar.

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Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

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Soft, sweet and delectable – if you like orange it doesn’t get any better than these!

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Super Simple Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Super Simple Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This isn’t just strawberry cheesecake ice cream – this is super simple strawberry cheesecake ice cream. Which means it is sweet, fruity, delectable – and all things that you would want from a strawberry cheesecake ice cream plus…………………………it’s super simple to make!!

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Chocolate Cream Filled Mini Easter Eggs

Chocolate Cream Filled Mini Easter Eggs

Okay put your hand up if you remember the first Lindt Lindor Easter egg that you ever had……………………………………… I do for sure. (Don’t worry if you could never have them - all that is about to change!!!)

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Caramel Whip and Hazelnut Slice

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Happy Mother’s day everyone – and especially to all you awesome Mum’s out there!

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Lemon and Sultana Pancakes

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Fluffy, delicious these awesome little pancakes are the perfect Sunday morning treat brunch.

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Almond and Apricot Shortcake

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I had this plan where I would sit down with a slice of this apricot and almond shortcake and whilst I sat enjoying every mouthful, in the small amount of sunshine peeking from behind the clouds and through my window, I  would share with you all the amazing qualities associates with this delicious treat.

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Juba’s Cherry Chocolate Slice

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Rich, sweet and the perfect balance between fruit and chocolate – thank you Juba for the inspiration!

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