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Lucy Allen
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Blogging at www.bakingqueen74.co.uk
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While I bake quite often, I hardly ever make cupcakes. My children love them as a treat though of course, so I thought I’d make some vanilla cupcakes with raspberry buttercream, which would also be great for Valentine’s Day. The buttercream is made from…

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I am still struggling to believe it is February already, how about you? Although the bitingly cold days seem to be over now (fingers crossed) it is still a bit nippy so it is always good to try some new slow cooked recipes. Luckily I have 5 delicious slow…

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**New recipe!** Cinnamon and Currant Shortbread Fingers

I love a quick and easy bake in the week for a quick treat for my kids after school. As I still have loads of dried fruit to use up after Christmas, I am adding raisins, currants and whatever else I can find in my store cupboard to all of my bakes…

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New recipe! Slow Cooker Gnocchi with Cannellini Beans #comfortfood

This month I am craving vegetarian and lighter dishes, after the excesses of December. I have quite a good selection now of vegetarian slow cooker dishes that I turn to (check them out here in my recipe index) when I want vegetable goodness, and this slow…

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*New blog post!* Ginger and Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

When it is chilly I like to bake cookies for my children to eat after school. Packed with oats and dried fruits (I leave out nuts due to allergies), these ginger and cranberry oatmeal cookies give them a bit of extra energy for the long dark afternoons…

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My fridge is finally free of leftovers and I have a need to make warming dishes to help ward off freezing cold, icy days. Curries are just what is needed. Bring on my slow cooker lamb curry, which is also packed with vegetables to make it go further and…

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Happy new year! New post -- Top Ten Slow Cooker Recipes of 2016

As the year comes to close it is once again time to look back over the past year and see which posts have been most popular on my blog. It has turned out to be a Top Ten slow cooker recipes of 2016, unsurprisingly! It is quite interesting for me to…

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Once Christmas is here I might be eating turkey with all the trimmings for dinner but my slow cooker will still be going in the morning. Whip up these slow cooker mincemeat  swirls in minutes and bake them in your slow cooker while you open presents and…

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Christmas is nearly upon us and in the busy run up to the actual holidays I can’t do without my slow cooker. A busy day finishing off Christmas shopping, putting up the tree and festive decorations and getting round to all those last minute jobs, calls…
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