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F1 Bake Off – Round 16 – Russia

I found the most wonderful recipe for this week’s Russian Grand Prix, ‘Limonnik’, a lemon pie that isn’t too sweet or too sour.

Like Goldilocks said: “It’s just right!” Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 11 – Germany

Another Formula 1 race, another Bake Off.

I found so many great tortes for the German Bake Off, I was spoilt for choice. My favourite, just for the name alone, was Beinenstich Kuchen or Bee Sting Cake, but I had to discount that one as it had nuts in … and small boy has a slight allergy.

So in the end I plumped for ‘Alexander Torte’, which is an East German cake that has its roots in Latvia.

I can tell you this is definitely worth baking. Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off 2019 – Round 1 – Australia

F1 is back! Yes! Who’s excited for the new season kicking off on Sunday? Not only is F1 back, but hopefully you will have seen my new challenge for 2019 – F1 Book Club, and of course F1 Bake Off … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 20 – Brazil

Brazil – home to the samba, carnival, Copacabana and many other things. Including cake! The original cake for this round of the bake-off bared such a similar resemblance to the Tres Leches Mexican cake, I had to abandon that idea … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 19 – Mexico

Round 19 sees us in Mexico where, as well as tacos and burritos, sweet cakes are definitely on the menu. This week I chose to make a Tres Leches Cake – which effectively translates to three milk cake. This cake … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 17 – Japan

I can’t believe we’ve reached round 17. Only 4 more recipes to go after this one. But here we are in Japan and for this week I have made a ‘Castella’ sponge cake. It’s a very simple recipe which was … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 16 – Russia

When I think of Russia, the cold weather automatically lets my mind wander to food that is dense, stodgy and heavy. This week’s F1 Bake Off challenge, however, proved to be anything but. After drooling over several gorgeous looking recipes, … Continue reading

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