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05 July 2016

Cooking with the Kids this Summer


When sports day is over, the end of term reports are handed out and the school gates close for the final time this academic year, you may be left wondering how you can keep the kids entertained for the 6 weeks of summer. Cooking is a valuable life skill, and not to mention great fun too, so it may be worth investing in some bakeware and getting creative in the kitchen.

This low cost set is ideal for your little beginners so there is no better time to begin mixing up some treats for family and friends.


Wham Baking Starter Set Review. 2lb Loaf tin with ginger loaf


This British made starter set has a Whitford non-stick coating which is an affordable alternative to enamel or Teflon versions - it's ideal for the occasional cook or children in particular.
What More UK Ltd, the UK’s largest manufacturer of quality plastic household and storage products, has expanded into making bakeware recently and this box includes a 2lb loaf tin, 12 cup muffin tin, multi use tray and oven tray for just £15. If you're hoping to make some picnic food or goodies to take on your day trips then you can do so with ease using this set as it has all of the essential equipment.


Wham Baking Starter Set Box Image


We decided to dabble in a bit of baking at the weekend and I found the tins and trays were really robust and easy to clean. We made a ginger loaf in the 2lb tin and I had no trouble lifting it out with the grease proof paper strip while there was no sticky residue left behind either. Similarly, the iced muffins we made slid straight out of the cups and my homemade chips from the tray.

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality despite the bargain price and I would certainly recommend picking up a set if you're planning on making some tasty recipes with the children. The set does exactly what is required yet I don't need to worry too much about any damage in the long run due to the price.




You can find out more on this baking starter pack at whamproducts.co.uk or purchase a set at Hobbycraft.






For your chance to WIN a Wham Baking Starter Set you can enter via the Gleam entry form below.

The giveaway ends at 11.59pm GMT on 9th August 2016.


Leaving a comment is compulsory but there are lots of additional entry methods available also to increase your chances.



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233 comments

  1. Birthday cake for my oldest who will be 10 this summer

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  2. CUPCAKES AND APPLE TARTS

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  3. Our favorite thing to bake is brownies, mmm!!

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  4. Margaret Clarkson
    We are hoping to make some cakes from Mary Berry's recipes.

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  5. fairy cakes and flapjacks

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  6. my eldest loves lemon drizzle cake. we make that quite often

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  7. bits and bobs for our camping trip! some cakes and pastries.

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  8. cupcakes cookies and scones

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  9. Lots! But especially apple pie with apples from our tree

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  10. Maria Rogers07/07/2016, 08:59

    I've adapted your rocky road recipe, taken out the marshmallow and replaced with raisins, we are calling it tarmac road instead LOL but its tastes yummy!

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  11. Spencer Broadley07/07/2016, 08:59

    We love making our own pizzas with our favourite toppings

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  12. Claire Elizabeth Noke07/07/2016, 22:39

    cupcakes! not just in summer ... all year round.... my kids are cupcake mad !! xx

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  13. flapjack, shortbread and pizzas

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  14. Chocolate brownies our favourite

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  15. Brownies, cupcakes and sponge cake :)

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  16. Elizabeth Hinds10/07/2016, 14:46

    We love creating our own pizza and ice cream factories - setting all the toppings out and then compiling individual ones with our faves :)

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  17. Cupcakes, flapjacks, and cookies.

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  18. Barm Brack and blueberry muffins

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  19. bananan bread with any over ripe nanas we get left with and some added strawberrys from the allotment which taste great

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  20. We love making cupcakes and cookies.

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  21. Hopefully some lovely chocolate brownies

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  22. cupcakes and fruit cakes

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  23. Lots of cookies and cupcakes!! :D

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  24. Cupcakes..and more cupcakes!!

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  25. We will be trying lots of different cakes & some savoury muffins too

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  26. biscuits so we can decorate them together

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  27. My LO's are bread obsessed so we will be making lots of breadsticks

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  28. homemade chicken or fish goujons scrummy

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  29. I like to cook some butterfly cakes because they can be a bit creative with them

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  30. Banana bread is always a favourite here, but think we might start branching out...

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  31. My friends little girl loves to bake cup cakes with me though most of the flower never makes it to the cake stage!

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  32. we love baking shortbread and chocolate crunch

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  33. fairy cakes more than likely by the dozen

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  34. Top hats and shortbread will be a few of the things

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  35. the boys love muffins and pancakes x

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  36. angela boucher10/07/2016, 21:14

    We'll be making chocolate muffins, with loads of frosting, yummy.

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  37. My son loves helping in the kitchen, we will be cooking more in the hols, probably homemade chicken nuggets, and lots of cakes

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  38. We'll be baking a birthday cake for my daughter.

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  39. Banana bread, cupcakes, pizza and crumble when we go blackberry and apple picking

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  40. I'll be making a birthday cake FOR one of the kids, but baking WITH the kids is normally fairy cakes or biscuits. Sometimes scones, flapjack or jam tarts. The easy things cos they're young still.

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  41. My little boy just loves to bake chocolate cake! We love making biscuits too with our large collection of cookie cutters!

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  42. chocolate cake and cookies

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  43. helen tovell11/07/2016, 10:51

    Cakes and desserts using the fruit from the garden as it ripens, we have had rhubarb and apple strudel, strawberry upside down cake and white chocolate and raspberry muffins already

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  44. We are always baking cookies in our house because the last lot never stay in the tin very long ;)

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  45. Fruity Flapjacks / Choccy Cookies :)

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  46. neil parnham11/07/2016, 22:49

    Yummy butterfly cakes with extra filling

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  47. homemade pizzas and fairy cakes

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  48. Biscuits and cupcakes and they love making their pizzas as well

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  49. got to be the flatbreads and the chocolate cakes - favourites in my house

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  50. Cupcakes are a family favourite! - Jodie Cook

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  51. Cupcakes and brownies.

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  52. Lots of brownies! I love them with ice cream

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  53. lots of cookies and cupcakes

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  54. love to bake cupcakes and cookies - but want to experiement with some slow cooker recipes

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  55. cupcakes for daddy's birthday :-D we made star wars cookies last week (think we need more practice lol)

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  56. Lots of cakes, cookies, pizza and bread. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

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  57. Lemon Drizzle Cake, it's such a favourite on this house

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  58. Victoria sponge and butterfly cajes

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  59. Lots of cookies, they love making them!

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  60. Denielle Nicol17/07/2016, 22:40

    Chocolate Brownies

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  61. We'll be cooking desserts, including fruit tarts, perfect for summer days.

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  62. My kids love making Banana Bread :)

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  63. We'll probably bake some cupcakes :)

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  64. banana cake is our fav at the moment

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  65. brownies is out fav make at the moment

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  66. We have a challeng this year.... I turn 40 so they will be baking my birthday cake ... but its the first time they have had to bake gluten free as I have found out I am coeliac recently ... so that will be fun ! xx

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  67. cupcakes and lemonade - leanne w

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  68. Birthday cake, cupcakes, cookies for daughter's BBQ party. Banana bread, scones and traybakes for picnics.

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  69. This summers baking project is to make lots of different apple pies/tarts with apples from our tree

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  70. We shall be making gluten free cakes.

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  71. Mostly savoury treats as my son didn't inherit my sweet tooth :-)

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  72. We'll be cooking Victoria sponge cake and yummy pizza 😊

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  73. Gosh I love cupcakes :) I especially love using my new Russian tulip tips to make flowery cupcakes :) A baking set would be perfect to start teaching my little ones about baking :)

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  74. Apple and cinnamon cake with my children

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  75. yum yum we be making a batch of fudge :)

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  76. We are going through a scone phase because of afternoon tea. So I will be making variations of sweet and savoury ones all summer, then when GBBO starts at the end of August we will quickly change to something else.

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  77. Banoffee flavoured cupcakes ! :) yummy!

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  78. would have to be banana cake

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  79. mainly cookies to be taking with us on day trips

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  80. Chris Andrews03/08/2016, 10:18

    What will you be cooking with the kids this summer? . . . . . biscuits and fairy cakes . . . . (not cookies and cupcakes as we don't speak American ha ha)

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  81. We'll definitely be baking cupcakes and chocolate cake!

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  82. He's not that sophisticated at the moment so little individual buns are ideal to decorate and eat but mostly eat. ;)

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  83. Paula Readings03/08/2016, 13:41

    We make fairy cakes

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  84. Cookies and gingerbread men x

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  85. I hope to make some butterfly buns with my cousin!

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  86. Banana loaf - really easy, yummy and and a good way to use bananas turning a bit too ripe in the warmth.

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  87. Replies
    1. I've recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease so this would be great for trying new gluten free recipes.

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  88. brownies and millionaire shortbread.

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  89. We're gonna give Choc Chip cookies a shot :)

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  90. Claire Stewart04/08/2016, 11:21

    Charlie really likes carrot cake at the moment so we have made that a few times

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  91. Apple cake and fairy cakes xxx

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  92. flapjacks, pizza, pasta sauces, small cakes & truffles

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  93. Will be baking fairy cakes, its about my skills limit for baking :-)

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  94. we will be baking apple and blackcurrant tart/crumble as the fruit in our garden is almost ready to be picked

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  95. The boys like to cook dinner with dad, but I am hoping that they make cake. :)

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  96. Ginger Biscuits, Cakes, Chocolate Brownies :)

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  97. banana bread xx

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  98. Eton mess with chocolate fudge brownies

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  99. Lots of different cupcakes

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  100. weve been making cupcakes, muffins and chocolate cookies :)

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  101. Christina Palmer07/08/2016, 09:26

    Fairy cakes and ginger bread men and might give flap jacks a go as we have never attempted them before

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  102. A starter kit might start me baking!

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  103. lots of summer fruit based items most likely with jelly and cake

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  104. Chocolate brownies our family favourite

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  105. Yummy carrot cake cupcakes and coconut flapjacks are our favs.

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  106. Macaroni cheese and pizzas

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  107. My 4 years olds favorite to cook is rice crispie cakes :-)

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  108. We shall be making very sticky chocolate brownies.

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  109. rocky road is our favourite thing to make !

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  110. Cupcakes and Tarts :) I love baking with my 4yr old daughter xx

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  111. Jam Tarts and cupcakes and then leave them to ice the cakes

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  112. cakes, it's their mum's birthday so they be helping make her birthday cake

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  113. Judy Beba-Brown08/08/2016, 10:12

    Flapjacks, chocolate muffins, lemon tart, and Florentines - yum!

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  114. Baking lots of cupcakes, my daughter loves making them :)

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  115. banana bread and cupcakes

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  116. Caroline Bourne08/08/2016, 13:30

    I'd definitely make cupcakes

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  117. We will be making fairy cakes and biscuits

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  118. I always bake with the kids, we'll be makes, cakes, pizza, burgers , biscuits .x

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  119. my boy loves to bake cookies and biscuits!

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  120. Apple crumbles and chocolate cupcakes :D

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  121. Made fairy cakes yesterday washing mixture off the kitchen cabinets today lol

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  122. we love making cupcakes and decorating them

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  123. We made some cupcakes so far, and some banana and apple muffins. We love a bit of baking.

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  124. Chocolate chip cookies

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  125. lots of different things but all that the kids eat

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  126. Lovely little set 😊

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  127. I'll be marketing cup cakes with my daughter x

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  128. We will be making lots of cupcakes and cheesecake, our favourites x

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  129. I love to bake!!! There goes the diet!

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  130. We'll be baking cookies, cakes and biscuits!

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  131. Cake bakes and cupcakes to take on holiday with us.

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  132. Banana bread and flapjacks are always a winner

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  133. All The type of cakes and halwas. Strawberry upside down cake is our favourite among others.

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  134. Muffins (mainly banana as they go overripe so quickly) and cookies

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  135. My son wants to practice his cupcake making and learn how to make sugarcraft flowers.

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  136. We will be cooking design your own pizzas which the grandchildren love doing, and cupcakes which they decorate themselves.

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  137. We will be making a nice cake his favourite is a jam sponge

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  138. cupcakes

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  139. We love cooking and decorating gingerbread men

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  140. we will be baking cookies, cupcakes and they will help me make pies

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  141. We are doing lots of baking over the holidays! We have been baking flapjacks, brownies,Rocky Road and a Victoria Sponge Cake!

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  142. My daughter loves making stir frys & we also have plans to make some blueberry muffins

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  143. lots of cup cakes and biscuits, just perfect to take on our picnics

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  144. I will be baking vanilla and chocolate cupcakes with my toddler and letting her go wild with the decorating x x

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  145. pancakes are top of our baking list

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  146. oh yes my youngest daughter and my grandson love to bake cakes with me

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  147. Muffins and chocolate krispies cakes

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