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A Taste of Halloween

Although not a particular fan of dark evenings, Halloween is a mega excuse to go all out with the baking. Taste is important, but at this time of year the decoration is also important, but remember no style over substance!  Last year we made the chocolate graveyard cupcakes.  They exuded taste and style.  So no pressure for this year.

A Taste of Halloween 2016

A Taste of Halloween 2016

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Pumpkin Spiced Cake- Nothing Ghoulish about it!

Sometimes all that will stem the flow of desiring to bake is a plain, but delicious Madeira sponge.  This is my Halloween version of same. It contains the all important mix of spices, and the pumpkin puree that I introduced in my Pumpkin Bread post. I think warming spices at this time of year are mellow and aromatic, before we take the leap in the wintery fruit cakes and highly spiced gingerbread creations associated with Christmas.

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