Sunday, 10 August 2014

the great british bake off

 
 The Great British Bake Off started again last week and like thousands of others I was glued to it ; carried along with the ups and downs, sympathising with Claire and urging on young Martha.

It is a thoroughly nice competition. The worst that can happen is a withering glance from Paul or a look of slight disappointment from Mary... and  besides, we know it will all end with hugs and kisses all round.
 
 
 
 
Inspired, I made my own batch of cakes this week -
mini coffee and walnut muffins.
The recipe is from our other doyenne of baking - Delia and is in her Summer Collection book.


 
Meanwhile, I am eagerly awaiting next week's programme. Will you be watching too?
 
 


6 comments:

  1. Another fan of GBBO here. And coffee and walnut is a match made in heaven!

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  2. Totally agree with love those cupcakes coffee and walnut a match made in heaven.

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  3. Absolutely the GBBO and it makes me want to bake more than ever. I'm already rooting for Martha.

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  4. Oops.. Meant to say absolutely LoOVE the GBBO

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  5. There was some impressive work on those swiss rolls, wasn't there? And even though I know I won't be as adventurous as some of the bakers, it does make you want to do a bit of baking. (Will now have to look again at the Summer Collection - it's in my pile for the charity shop!)

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  6. OH, I will be making your muffins! I love GBBO and the new Extra Slice program on Friday night was so much fun. I will be glued to the telly until the winner is announced.

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