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Celebrate the Epiphany with a Dreikönigskuchen or Swiss Three Kings Cake

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Celebrate the Epiphany with a Dreikönigskuchen or Swiss Three Kings Cake

This brioche-like cake is perfect for sharing, and whoever finds the hidden fève is crowned king for the day! Follow my Dreikönigskuchen recipe with step-by-step photos. Swiss Three Kings Cake If there is one thing that can chase the post-Christmas blues away, it is the knowledge that the Epiphany is just around the corner. Once all of the Gingerbread Men, Panettone and Fruit Mince Pies have been devoured in the lead-up to Christmas, one can then look forward to the joys of the Dreikönigskuchen to celebrate the Epiphany on 6 January. What is a Dreikönigskuchen? A Dreikönigskuchen is a Swiss...

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This easy Homemade Bread Recipe uses a plastic ziplock bag to make perfect, extra soft, white sandwich bread every time

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This easy Homemade Bread Recipe uses a plastic ziplock bag to make perfect, extra soft, white sandwich bread every time

It is so simple to make, even the kids will love helping! Looking for more bread recipes? Try this quick and easy recipe for Beer Bread or Irish Soda Bread. Easy Homemade Bread Recipe Let’s be honest – fresh baked bread has a smell that can win over just about anyone’s grumbling stomach! With more time on their hands, many people have taken to making more homemade foods during these crazy times. Fresh home, baked bread has been one recipe that many people have had their hand in. However, you need the right recipe to make it happen! With this simple...

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This Chocolate Babka Recipe Might Just Be the Closest Thing to Pure Bliss We’ve Ever Experienced

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This Chocolate Babka Recipe Might Just Be the Closest Thing to Pure Bliss We’ve Ever Experienced

OK, baking fans, we have a real project for you if you're up for the challenge. Set aside your basic banana bread, because it's time to move on to a recipe for the patient pros. Yes, patient, because this recipe for chocolate babka will take several hours to complete. Once you've made it, though, all the hard work will be worth it. Traditional babka, which is a sweet bread-like cake, has Jewish and Eastern European origins. It's most commonly made with a cinnamon sugar swirl, but chocolate has become a more prominent flavor in recent years. The babka really isn't...

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2020-05-07

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2020-05-07

In my early twenties I did a lot of clubbing.  I actually met The Viking on the London club scene (this is a whole different story for a different time) but I had a gang of wonderful friends from fashion college and we would all get dressed up on a Friday and Saturday nights and drive into town from our college which was in the suburbs. (Don’t worry, we were very sensible, there was always a dedicated driver.) We would have our fun and then at 2am in the morning we would drive back to college via the bagel bakery...

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Sourdough focaccia is dimpled and golden on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside! It’s a simple bread where sourdough starter and olive oil shine.

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Sourdough focaccia is dimpled and golden on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside! It’s a simple bread where sourdough starter and olive oil shine.

Bread making is experiencing a renaissance right now, and for good reason. There’s something about combining water, flour, and salt, using only time and your hands to guide the process towards a fully formed loaf. This sourdough focaccia recipe takes that process a step further. The luscious notes and texture of a good olive oil, plus your favourite toppings, create a simple flatbread worthy of sitting meal side, or eating as an afternoon snack. Essential Tools To Make Sourdough Focaccia Sourdough Starter First things first. In order to make sourdough focaccia you need a sourdough starter. We’ve got a great...

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