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  • Chocolate orange cheesecake

    Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

    I love pulling out my recipe books and browsing through old family recipes.  I was reminded recently by a friend of this Chocolate Orange cheesecake recipe that I had made time and…

  • Eclairs

    Eclairs

    Eclairs, also known as profiteroles, paris-brest, and cream puffs are made with Choux Pastry which is very easy to make.  If you follow my recipe,  your choux pastry will never be a flop.  Eclairs…

  • Angel food cake

    Angel Food Cake

      If you haven’t already tried an Angel Food Cake, then you are missing out on something really great.  Its named for its airy lightness that was said to be the “food of…

  • Tropical fruit salad

    Tropical Fruit Salad with Thai Ginger Dressing

     Our weather is unbelievably hot at the moment, and being in the kitchen is not ideal.  So my favourite tropical fruit salad seemed the perfect thing to make for this weather.  There’s…

  • Happy Christmas

    Spiced Christmas Fruit Salad

    As the year draws to an end, I am so grateful to those of you who have supported me and followed my progress with Shades of Cinnamon.  Six months into my blogging,…

  • Christmas Cake Pops

    Cake Pops for Christmas

     I don’t make cake pops for the simple reason that I don’t have to.  Why would any one in their right mind make them when they live in the same town as…

  • Christmas Mince Pies

    Christmas Mince Pies

    15 days to Christmas so time to bring out the rolling pin to start making your Christmas pastry. This recipe is an old fashioned, tried and tested family recipe, which has been…

  • The Best ever chocolate brownies

    The Best Chocolate Brownies

     Lets face facts, the year is almost over and once again Christmas is upon us, and its time to think of all those  Christmas Gifts that you still have to buy.  What…