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And then there was … My Mother’s Bread and Butter Pudding

28 Nov

People who know me well will tell you that I will be torn at a restaurant if handed a dessert menu with both Creme Brulee and Bread and Butter Pudding listed on it.  I haven’t been brave enough to try to make a Creme Brulee at home but I have tried various recipes for the Bread and Butter Pudding.  So knowing that there was a recipe in Mary Berry’s book it had to be one of the first I tried.

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And so we begin … Apple and Cinnamon Cake

20 Nov

In British Columbia we are blessed with a wonderful bounty of fresh foods including fruits all around.   This is why I found myself with a twenty bag of apples that were hand-picked by my beautiful daughters from a ‘pick-you-own’ farm called The Apple Barn in Abbotsford which is about an hour and a half drive from our home in West Vancouver.  As an aside, this is a great place to take the kids for an all-around autumnal experience with not just the apple-picking but also a pumpkin patch, corn maze, and all the fixins you’d ever need.

But back to the apples – there were too many of them as it’s very easy to get carried away when you’re just picking them off the trees in front of you.  So I had already made three apple pies, a couple of jars of apple butter and an apple crisp and so I turned to Mary Berry for a new idea.  The Apple and Cinnamon Cake.

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