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Have a Gilded Christmas!

Have a Gilded Christmas!

Here’s a way to glitz up your food gifts this Christmas: with a touch of gold! I’ve been obsessed with edible gold paint lately. It’s not always a conscious decision – sometimes I look at a bake and I think ‘This needs something,’ and instinctively reach […]

Millionaire’s Shortbread

Millionaire’s Shortbread

I think these chocolate and caramel-loaded biscuits are called millionaire’s shortbread because they taste really rich. (Don’t we all love food puns?) Jokes aside, what’s there not to love about millionaire’s shortbread? Three heavenly layers comprising a buttery base, gooey caramel and dark chocolate truffle. And […]

Gluten-free Almond Brownie Fingers

Gluten-free Almond Brownie Fingers

How can you not love brownies? A good brownie must, must be fudgy (no chocolate cake impostors please!). It must also be balanced in terms of flavour (bitter chocolate vs sweet) and texture (dense squidgy brownie vs crunchy filling). This recipe promises all that. And as a bonus, it also happens […]

Brownies Bites with Peanut Butter Centres

Brownies Bites with Peanut Butter Centres

Think of a fudgy version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Yup, ‘nough said,

Pillar Brownies

Pillar Brownies

If you’ve followed Basic Bakes for some time now, you’ll know I love me some brownies. But I think this variation which submerges entire bars of chocolate (yes, two whole bars) in the brownie just takes them over the top. The idea came from a colleague who is […]