Disaster time… Lemon Viennese Whirls

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If Craig Revel Horwood (the nasty man from Strictly Come Dancing if you’re reading this Dad!) had been in my kitchen this afternoon he would have declared it a ‘di-sah-ster dahling’!

I decided that I wanted to make something biscuity this weekend. After trawling through some of my old Olive magazines I found this recipe for marshmallow Viennese fingers. However, Rob wasn’t too keen on the idea of marshmallow and suggested something lemony instead. After a little research on the internet I found a recipe here, which is loosely based on a Hairy Bikers recipe on the BBC website which you can find here.
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Yee-ha! – Texas Sheet Cake

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As I’ve mentioned previously most of my previous baking has revolved around cupcakes. I am trying to be a little bit more adventurous and so when I saw a recipe for ‘Texas sheet cake’ in this month’s Olive magazine I decided to give it a go. It’s a chocolate tray bake with a frosted topping. It looked good in the picture and it’s going to be a looooooong week at work so I thought I’d make some to give my colleagues a much needed sugar boost!
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