With our homepage this week featuring “The Great British Bake-off”, we thought that our Top 5 Food & Drink Blogs for July should have a baking slant. So Theo, our Social Media intern, has compiled the most mouth-watering blogs he has read in recent weeks.
1) Cake, Crumbs and Cooking – White chocolate, cherry and cinnamon picnic flapjack
The thought of a white chocolate topped flapjack which infuses cherry and everyone’s secret ingredient, cinnamon, almost makes me cry with happiness. This post goes into great detail about how to create your own master flapjack and lets us know the author’s ideal setting for tasting this lovely desert.
2) Maison Cupcake - Peggy Porschen white chocolate passion cake
This blog post looks at crafting a beautiful looking white chocolate passion cake inspired by Peggy Porschen’s new book, Boutique Baking. A personable and well described post which gives a nice insight into Sarah Trivuncic’s cake-making concerns.
NB. You may have noticed my love for white chocolate. Simply put, it’s delicious and is, in my opinion, the best chocolate around. I will never stop talking about it.
3) Apple & Spice – Jubilee cheesecake
Here we are taught how to make a jubilee themed cheesecake which really whets the appetite. The cheesecake, topped with strawberries and blueberries, is decorated in the style of the Union Jack and looks heavenly. Keep an eye out for delicious-looking tart made by Katie’s sister.
4) Chocolate Log Blog – Summer cocktails – Rhubarbarella and Chocodoodledoo
My favourite way to bake is to have some cool music playing to get me in the creative mood, and a lovely drink to sip on. So this post, which looks at making some fun sounding cocktails, is great (unfortunately a playlist wasn’t included). The cocktails look divine and are ideal for the summer. You may have a problem pronouncing the names of these cocktails, but you won’t have an issue with enjoying their taste. Nice post!
5) An American Cupcake in London – Pecan linzer cookies
These cookies look and sound amazing. Cupcake Kelly uses cherry jam to sandwich the cookies, and used pecan rather than almonds. A great choice and I cannot wait to try making (and tasting) these cookies for myself.
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