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Hasselback potatoes

Hasselback potatoes

These trendy roast potatoes originated in a restaurant in Stockholm. They involve slicing into the potato to create slits, but making sure not to cut right through the potato. They are well worth the effort! A sprinkling of Pecorino cheese and breadcrumbs makes them extra crispy.

Best big, fat, chewy chocolate chip cookies

Best big, fat, chewy chocolate chip cookies

These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these are the cookies for you!

Delicious banana muffins

Delicious banana muffins

Banana muffins make a healthy snack for children after school. They are so easy to make and freeze well too. So, make these instead of throwing away those brown bananas!

Basic plain sponge cake

Basic plain sponge cake

This is a simple sponge cake recipe - you can serve it plain sandwiched with jam to make a Victoria sponge cake, or fill with buttercream for a birthday cake.

Vanilla cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes

This is the best vanilla sponge mix I have ever made or tasted and is so easy to make. The key to it is how long you whisk it for and the baking time. You can use the recipe to make 1 whole sponge cake. Just lengthen the cooking time to around 25 to 30 minutes (although the trick is to judge by sight and bounce!)

Chewy microwave flapjacks

Chewy microwave flapjacks

This is an interesting twist on the classic that my daughter made at school. It has now become a firm favourite in our house.