Very home-made mince tarts (with limoncello).

If you’ve got a spare two hours between now and Christmas (lucky you!) then you’ve got time to make mince pies completely from scratch. I’m not kidding. Continue reading

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“Autumn Daydream Layer Cake”: graham cracker cake + pumpkin cheesecake + maple cream-cheese frosting & maple-coated pecans

This cake is layer upon layer of Fall — a bit of pumpkin pie, a bit of pecan pie, two cakefuls of graham cracker, a hint of cinnabon about the frosting… It’s the kind of cake you bake for a very special occasion, for someone who really deserves a really splendid cake. Continue reading