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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2017, 03:05:41 PM »
http://talk.uk-yankee.com/index.php?topic=89719.msg1161544#msg1161544 this was the thread if it helps? Not gone through all the pages but nothing mentioned on the first page :(

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2017, 03:54:19 PM »
I make this Cinnabon cake for my team at work... it does taste like a Cinnabon, and they all love it, apart from one freak of nature (  ;) ) that claims not to like cinnamon...

http://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2012/02/cinnabon-cinnamon-roll-cake-recipe.html

It's really easy, and you wont even need to get your new mixer dirty!

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2017, 03:57:05 PM »
OOOOHHHH excited to see what goes in to the cinnabon :D

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2017, 07:08:13 PM »
I adore my mixer!  I even brought it with me from the US!

I would suggest anything from the Hummingbird Bakery.  I am currently making my way through their Cake Days recipe book.  The Courgette, Walnut and Cinnamon Layer Cake went down a treat at work.  The vanilla cupcakes are so easy to make and absolutely delicious.  Don't even get me started on the carrot cake.  Yum.

I make this Cinnabon cake for my team at work... it does taste like a Cinnabon, and they all love it, apart from one freak of nature (  ;) ) that claims not to like cinnamon...

http://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2012/02/cinnabon-cinnamon-roll-cake-recipe.html

It's really easy, and you wont even need to get your new mixer dirty!
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2017, 09:42:47 PM »
I adore my mixer!  I even brought it with me from the US!

I would suggest anything from the Hummingbird Bakery.  I am currently making my way through their Cake Days recipe book.  The Courgette, Walnut and Cinnamon Layer Cake went down a treat at work.  The vanilla cupcakes are so easy to make and absolutely delicious.  Don't even get me started on the carrot cake.  Yum.
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2017, 10:55:29 PM »
I made that for my brother for Christmas! He loved it. Alas, I am a filthy heathen who doesn't like chocolate (shock horror, I know) so not quite my thing.
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2017, 11:40:57 AM »
BOOOOOOO! (just kidding)

My friend/coworker has that cookbook and she made that cake for St Patrick's Day and it was phenomenal!

Just saw these advertised on FB as well (https://www.tablespoon.com/recipes/cake-batter-cheesecake-brownies/12d7fd6c-1cc4-4e0c-904b-cc23c64bd9fa?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=05_2017_standard) They look gooooood

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2017, 01:22:26 PM »
I think I will just give you a list of American desserts I'm craving and you can pick one, lol

Whoopie Pies
Shoofly Pie
Hawaiian Wedding Cake
Icebox cake (and flavour will do)
Peanut Butter Crunchies
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Cider Donuts (guess it's not an American dessert, but it's sweet, lol)
5 Cup Salad
Monkey Bread

 
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #23 on: May 19, 2017, 02:13:21 PM »
9 things on that list and I didn't get one of them.  Peanut Butter crunches sounds familiar, but 5 cups salad? 

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #24 on: May 19, 2017, 02:17:47 PM »
I think I will just give you a list of American desserts I'm craving and you can pick one, lol

Whoopie Pies
Shoofly Pie
Hawaiian Wedding Cake
Icebox cake (and flavour will do)
Peanut Butter Crunchies
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Cider Donuts (guess it's not an American dessert, but it's sweet, lol)
5 Cup Salad
Monkey Bread

I totally even forgot that I could make Whoopie pies! No idea what Shoofly Pie is or Hawaiian Wedding cake or Peanut Butter Crunshies....or 5 Cup Salad...so might have to google haha

You're just making me miss cider donuts by mentioning them! lol And Monkey Bread!!! I've told this friend all about Monkey Bread as that's what we eat on Christmas Morning at my mum's back in the US (never had it as a pudding hahaha only as a special holiday breakfast!). Absolutely LOVE iced box cake, but how do you make it without graham crackers??

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #25 on: May 19, 2017, 02:20:40 PM »
9 things on that list and I didn't get one of them.  Peanut Butter crunches sounds familiar, but 5 cups salad?

Oh well, it's actually a side dish by American standards!!  I have been assimilated, because I was thinking it was a pudding now. HAHAHA
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #26 on: May 19, 2017, 02:26:32 PM »
Absolutely LOVE iced box cake, but how do you make it without graham crackers??

Any kind of thin, plain biscuit would work I think? Plain digestives, malted milk biscuits, nice biscuits, rich teas? Could probably also use something like Oreos, bourbons or custard creams? 
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #27 on: May 19, 2017, 02:33:57 PM »
Any kind of thin, plain biscuit would work I think? Plain digestives, malted milk biscuits, nice biscuits, rich teas? Could probably also use something like Oreos, bourbons or custard creams?

Would be interesting as it might taste a bit different, but I think it would be a good interesting.

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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #28 on: May 19, 2017, 02:56:49 PM »
I second digestives. They remind me (and my American mom) of graham crackers but they're nicer! The only problem is they're round and not rectangular. Haha.
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Re: Dessert Ideas?
« Reply #29 on: May 19, 2017, 02:59:10 PM »
I second digestives. They remind me (and my American mom) of graham crackers but they're nicer! The only problem is they're round and not rectangular. Haha.

haha yeah I think the sound part is what will prove it to be a bit tickier, but it is do-able! I just thought digestives were a bit thicker. While they taste almost identical all mashed up as a pie crust, I'm wondering if they'd taste the same in an icebox cake where the biscuit part gets all mushy from the pudding. If they are thicker surely they will stay a bit crispier than a G.C.? Although I can't see it being a problem by any means, just a slightly different texture.