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Rise like a dove

Advantages: Gives a good rise, easy to use, good value
Disadvantages: None

I am going through one of my bread making phases at the moment and although some results are a lot better than others I am still proud of my baking and am also really enjoying it. I think there is nothing like the smell of a fresh loaf just having come o ...

lucie2511 24.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Doves Farm Quick Yeast

Sticky, gooey, caramalised black stuff!

Advantages: Great used in recipes
Disadvantages: Smell and taste if not added to recipes!

One thing that I don't do very often is bake. However it was on top of my list to get baking recently and with a couple of friends that I grew up with coming round I decided to make some gingerbread biscuits to go with some fresh coffee I bought and so of ...

xxfoxyredxx 09.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Lyles Black Treacle

A sticky treat

Advantages: Versatile ingredient at a good price
Disadvantages: Very sticky, can be tricky to get out of the tin

Lyle's Black Treacle is a must for your cupboard. It is made from cane sugar and molasses which give it a sweet, sticky consistency and very dark colour Not only is it a versatile cooking ingredient but it is one of the main ingredients of 'Treacle Toffee ...

panandtilt 01.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Lyles Black Treacle

Galactic-ally Mediocre Cake Bars.

Advantages: Nice Galaxy chocolate, offers widely available.
Disadvantages: Plain and dull sponge cake, cream filling is sickly sweet and overpowers chocolate.

As the girlfriend is a big fan of Galaxy chocolate, various bars frequent the house regulary, and I've often wondered, why is it called Galaxy still? I cannot see the connection between a giant universal spiral of planets and stars, and a silky smooth and ...

Novabug 13.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of McVities Galaxy Cake Bars

Galaxy taste in a cake

Advantages: Taste nice, very filling
Disadvantages: The chocolate on the cake bars melt quick

My neighbour invited me round for a cup of tea today and when I got there she'd also put some biscuits and sandwiches out because it was lunchtime. I've seen Galaxy cake bars in the supermarket but they're only available in packs of 5 and I have been dis ...

DorothyDimples 11.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of McVities Galaxy Cake Bars