Current Favourite Recipe Book: The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook

Today’s post is just a quick post about the recipe book that I am currently obsessed with! I love reading through recipe books, planning my next bake and I always have long lists of things I’m going to bake. Over the last few week I’ve pretty much exclusively been trying things from the Hummingbird bakery book and I think it’s a great book for people just getting into baking and those more experienced. The book retails for about £7 and can be found here on amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hummingbird-Bakery-Cookbook-Tarek-Malouf/dp/1845978307 but you can also pick it up at places like WH Smiths! Here’s  a few snaps of the book:

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The book really has some great recipes and as you can see is lovely to flick through including lovely pictures and what not. I’ve tried a lot of recipes ranging from vanilla cupcakes (which introduced me to a new method of making the sponge, one that I now prefer), brownies, lemon loaf and the Hummingbird Brooklyn Blackout cake! Best chocolate sponge I’ve ever made!

Here’s a picture of the lemon loaf, just to prove the recipes work well and aren’t too difficult

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I’ve definitely got my eye on the Lemon cupcakes and the Blueberry pie in the pictures above as my next two bakes. Probably after my exams are finished, which seems a very long way off I’m afraid…… 😦

On that note I’d like to apologise for not keeping to my posting schedule, I’ve just been trying to focus on revision for my university final year exams. Hopefully I will be back on schedule soon!

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