Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies Happy belated thanksgiving to my US friends! When it comes to blogging, I'm one of those super unorganised peeps. I see people mention on their blogs that if they don't have 2 weeks worth of posts ready to be scheduled then they freak! I wish I could be a member of that exclusive club and I was trying so hard. I even have 2 stand mixers for double production, I have no excuse! Monday was the day I wished I had banked my posts. I was struck down with either food poisoning (no, not from *my* food), or a stomach bug. I have spent literally all week in bed suffering! And … [Read more...]

Halloween Sugar Cookies

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Halloween Sugar Cookies Happy Halloween!!!! It's already almost midnight here and we've only had two ToT'ers. TWO!? Le sigh. :( And I bought 3 largish boxes of candy to share. Perhaps it's the rain that's so heavy that the gutters look like a river going down the street that's the issue? But that doesn't stop me celebrating, no siree! I made you decorated sugar cookies. Now you can tell why my blog has been quiet lately, huh? Because boy, I forgot just how much effort goes into decorating sugar cookies. *insert blushing smilie, heh* And you know what? I baked these bad boys late at night … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins You wouldn't believe the trouble I've been to to get pureed canned pumpkin! I've phoned local deli's - no joy, scoured the internet for local places selling canned pumpkin - no joy. Finally, I find a chain supermarket that sells it (Waitrose) which have a small shop in the city centre, I was overjoyed. Added it to my basket online for collection in person when the checkout message stated that the Nottingham store doesn't stock it and directed me to the most local store that does… 30 miles away! That's a 60 mile round trip for a can of pumpkin puree, what the … [Read more...]