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Whipped cream is one of those essential kitchen things that everyone should have a tried-and-true recipe for in their back pocket

It can add texture, flavor, airiness, and even general visual appeal to your favorite desserts, and is a light, yummy alternative to ice cream. It is also the perfect accompaniment to berries and fruit for those days when you just want to add a little sweetness to an otherwise healthy dessert alternative. Unfortunately, sometimes the simplistic flavor profile of cream can become underwhelming. What used to be an anticipated addition to a dish can easily transform into a been-there-done-that topping. Don't let this happen to one of the greatest transformations that cream has ever undergone, and leave the store-bought cool whip on the shelf. Your hot chocolate, pumpkin pie and cheesecake deserve better. So grab the granulated sugar, your stand mixer...

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I’ve always said I’m more of a biscuit than a cake person.

I know, controversial, but I’ve just never bought into that whole ‘I’m a woman and therefore I love cake’ storyline. Getting a slice of cake will not entice me to your event. I will not make a guilty looking face and say ‘ooh go on then, just a small bit’, like I don’t really deserve it but I’m going to ‘treat myself.’  If I want to eat something then I will eat it and I will enjoy it, I won’t be part of a weird female subcultural that defines itself by sweet treats. Hmmm. I’m not sure where that feminist cake rant came from. But also I don’t apologise. I’m not saying I hate cake or anything, that would be an unusual way...

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When I found this awesome video tutorial by Fabiosa, on YouTube, describing a new way to clean copper, stainless steel, and other metals with ketchup, I had to try it! There are many cleaners that will clean metal, but if I can use something super...

When I found this awesome video tutorial by Fabiosa, on YouTube, describing a new way to clean copper, stainless steel, and other metals with ketchup, I had to try it! There are many cleaners that will clean metal, but if I can use something super simple that is natural and chemical-free, I am all game for the new ideas. The acids in the ketchup really do an excellent job of stripping off the grunge that can collect on the metals. Materials For Cleaning Metal With Ketchup: Ketchup A dish sponge A microfiber towel Directions: In this awesome video tutorial by Fabiosa, on YouTube, you will learn how to clean with ketchup in a few easy steps. You will begin by...

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Canva Ex debate team members, listen up. Is cheesecake a pie or a cake? Or a cheesecake pie? Or is it its own thing? I've got a headache already. But stick with me. Before we get down and dirty into this sweet dilemma , lets just call cheesecake a dessert for now. The ahem, dessert, is mainly a mixture of a soft cheese like cottage cheese, cream cheese, ricotta, or neufchatel. There's usually sour cream or heavy cream. The cheese is blended with eggs and sugar. The cheese mixture s is usually poured into a pie pan or springform pan. A graham cracker crust crust or crushed Oreos usually makes the bottom and side crust. But some prefer their cheesecake...

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Tamal Ray’s recipe for one-tin brown butter, almond and berry traybake | The sweet spot

What’s big enough to share, flat enough to survive an earthquake, saves on the washing-up and delicious? This easy almond and berry traybake One of the hazards of being a former Bake Off contestant is that I’m often asked to bake for work. But what to make? Definitely nothing with layers – I learned that lesson the hard way after a disastrous drive with a Victoria sponge sloshing around in the passenger seat every time I turned a corner. Inspired by Edd Kimber’s fantastic book, One Tin Bakes, I decided to make a traybake: big enough to share, flat enough to survive the journey on the bus, and easy enough to whip up the night before my next shift. So...

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