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#GBBO Pastry Week – 32p Woolton Pie (from WW2)

Liv here – it was my turn to come up with something for our cheap, vegan GBBO challenge and when I saw that it was pastry week with pies galore I could think of no better recipe. I recently read a brilliant book called “Sucking Eggs: What your Wartime Granny Could Teach You About Diet,… Continue reading #GBBO Pastry Week – 32p Woolton Pie (from WW2)

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#GBBO Pudding Week – delicious, delicious disaster

Hi all, normal schedule should resume shortly, including some important news. It’s been a hectic few weeks! Today we managed to find time to finally attempt our pudding week dessert. We wanted something cheap and easy, that wasn’t chocolate (Liv is saving the cocoa!). We settled on a pineapple pudding, done in the microwave because that… Continue reading #GBBO Pudding Week – delicious, delicious disaster

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#GBBO Caramel Week – 19.7p vegan Millionaire’s Shortbread + bonus caramel tea

When we found out that Bake Off was introducing a Caramel Week, the groan in our house was audible. How on earth were we going to make something that is caramel, vegan AND cheap? Well, we got there, sort of. This is probably the most expensive thing on the blog. But each of these (very… Continue reading #GBBO Caramel Week – 19.7p vegan Millionaire’s Shortbread + bonus caramel tea

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#GBBO Bread Week – £1.25 pumpkin spice loaf

Okay so, two confessions. This isn’t strictly bread… I mean, the recipe trial started out as a sort of bread… but then it got cakey… and then I couldn’t find our loaf tin… Think bread as in banana bread. But with pumpkin. This isn’t pumpkin. It’s hard to find (cheap) edible pumpkins here! So it’s butternut squash.… Continue reading #GBBO Bread Week – £1.25 pumpkin spice loaf