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lemon pistachio cupcakes with a honey meringue frosting

Lemon pistachio cupcakes with a honey meringue frosting

The honey meringue frosting on these light-as-a-feather lemon cupcakes is my twist on an Italian meringue. They are super easy to whip up and are sure to impress. The flavours of lemon and pistachio complement each other well and lend a sophistication to the cupcakes that probably better suits an adult taste. So these are really grown up cupcakes. They’re best eaten with a cake fork as things can get quite messy. Continue Reading →


orange, cranberry and pistachio scones

orange, cranberry and pistachio nut scones

This is an absolute winner of a scone recipe and I adapted my very easy raisin scones, adding cranberries, pistachios and orange zest to give it a zing.  I love the combination of orange and cranberry and I used the zest of one orange which produced a very mild flavour.  You could use 2 oranges to make it a bit stronger.

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