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Rocky Road Slice






Rocky Road Slice   Rocky Road Slice. This recipe is from the Edmonds cookbook “Best of Baking”. It is a cookbook I wish I got a long time ago. It has so many recipes that I have not seen before. An example of some are lemon curd cake and yoghurt cake, chocolate cherry brandy cake, this would be a cake nice for Christmas, or rajahs Pizza, spiced pumpkin pie or festive chocolate cake. So many to try. In the description

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Basic Biscuits






Basic Biscuits. The humble biscuit, the thing you dunk into a cuppa. Now I must admit I stuffed up this week. I had in my head that the 1971 Edmonds cookbook had this recipe in it. But it does not. Why I picked up my 1992 copy, I will never know. A habit I think. I have been picking it up for years. And this version of the Edmonds never ever gets put away. And since I had gone to

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Apple Shortcake – 1971 Edmonds Cookbook






Week 4, the next recipe installment of trying to make and photograph a recipe from my 1971 Edmonds cookbook. I am finding it a struggle to keep up with the challenge of doing one every week. But when I do it is worth the wait. Apple Shortcake is an old favorite. When I was a kid, we always used home grown apples. I used apples from my tree for this blog. I found the pastry a little hard to roll

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