Laura's Naturally Sweet Blog

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Valentine’s Chocolate Orange Truffles


These rich, moreish, decedent chocolate orange truffles are the perfect Valentines treat – whether it’s for you or someone special.

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Cherry Almond Cookies


Sweet, delicious, moreish cookies filled with nutty goodness!!!  They’ll have you reaching for a second one for sure!

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Banana Cream Pie


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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Cherry Cobbler


Warm fruity and delicious it’s the perfect winter dessert. You’ll want to make sure that you keep some frozen cherries in the freezer for when this one takes your fancy!

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Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookie Slice


Anyone who knows me know I can’t resist a good cookie slice – and wow, is this a gooooooooooooooooooood cookie slice!

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cake


It's the thanksgiving time of year! One of my absolute favourites! I have soooooooooo many things to be thankful for!

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Top Ten Halloween Chocolates


Halloween – scary movies, getting dressed up, trick or treating – it can be pretty good fun!

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Orange and Sultana Scones


At the top of my fathers "to do" list on every family holiday was cream tea, which for him consisted of a cup of real coffee accompanied by a thickly buttered scone, topped with strawberry jam and piled high with thick cream, preferably clotted cream!

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Raspberry and Vanilla Cheesecake


Until I visited New York I did not fully appreciate the real difference between an American and a British cheesecake. And I don't just mean in portion size – although that does play a pretty big role!!!

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Hazelnut Chocolate Smoothie Flapjacks


"You must try one of these! You will love them." A friend had made a detour specially to buy me one of these 'hazelnut chocolate smoothie flapjacks she had found in the flapjack section of the local CoOp.

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Peanut Butter Carrot Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting


Okay, okay any of my regular reader know by this point that I am mad about peanut butter (all nut butters in fact – hey come on you know you love them too!)

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Lemon and Sultana Pancakes


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

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Molasses Ginger Cookies



These are one rich, spicy, melt in the mouth, awesome little treat that will keep you going all winter!!!!

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Orange Smoothie Flapjacks


I was having an interesting chat with a good friend of mine the other day who hails from one of the South East American states. He is allergic to dairy and one of my favourite people to bake for. Not only does he super enjoy my baking but he takes the time to tell me, and explain why.

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Pineapple and Coconut Smoothie


Sweet, refreshing and invigorating - I have always loved a good smoothie! Fresh and nutritious they are the perfect pick-me-up boost that makes you feel so good.

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Peanut Butter Shortbread with Chocolate Drops


Light, crunchy, melt-in-the-mouth, little slices-of-heaven – there simply aren’t enough words of delectableness to describe this awesome, super-easy-to-make slice.

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No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake


Oh yeah – it’s chocolate, it’s hazelnut, its no-bake, and it’s undoubtedly heavenly! You’re gonna want to make this one because you really do have to try it!

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Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies


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

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100% Orange Lollies


Sweet, refreshing, cooling and absolutely delicious. These are one amazing, super healthy treat that you're going to want to keep ready in the freezer in time for the next heat wave! 

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Fruit, Nut and Seed Flapjacks


This is one perfectly delicious, super healthy, nutritious flapjack! Bursting with goodness – in the form of dried fruit, nuts and seeds – you’ll want to make sure you keep one of these around to give you that hunger beating, energy boost you need!

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