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Making Blyton’s food: Jam tarts from the Jolly Good Food book

The Jolly Good Food book, by Allegra McEvedy was new out last year and we haven’t gotten around to looking at it, but I thought I’d share a recipe with you from it, for everyone to try! Ingredients – For … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Mrs Glump’s melt-in-the-mouth shortbread

We are having a bit of a ‘Barney Mysteries’ week as Fiona has reviewed The Rockingdown Mystery for us this week and I’m going to tell you about the shortbread from our favourite Jane Brocket book Cherry Cake and Ginger … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Treacle tart

So this recipe had to be done in two steps for me, from two different cook books because the book I had for the treacle tart told me I needed short crust pastry. I’ve never made that before, and if … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Miss Dimity’s jam scones

Now I have never read The Secret of Spiggy Holes, but I have taken this from my favourite Blyton inspired cookbook Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer by Jane Brocket. I settled on this one because it didn’t need buttermilk, but … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Fresh and gooey macaroons!

Fresh and gooey macaroons! What Enid Blyton fan doesn’t hanker after macaroons? Whether you’re a Find-Outer or a Famous Fiver, macaroons centre deeply within these books, and are mentioned time and time again and they leave us youngsters wondering; “What … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Cherry cake

This week as I mentioned on my Monday post, we’ve got an extra special Making Blyton’s food because this cherry cake recipe comes from the woman herself! The cherry cake recipe, which I found in the Enid Blyton Society Journal was actually … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Heroic Chocolate Cake by Jane Brocket

Well I managed to make a cake, but its not strictly Blyton. I reverted to Jane Brocket’s book after my foray into Delia last time, but unfortunately the baking Blyton saviour did not have a Blyton Chocolate cake, and we … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Victoria sponge

I’ve been back in the kitchen again, creating a cake that I think is an important part of Blyton’s food. I can’t think of an instance at this moment in time where Victoria Sponge is mentioned by name, but its … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Gingerbread by Katie Stewart

Its been a while since I did you a recipe blog, but I’m making up for that now. I know I’ve done ginger biscuits, but at the same time I’m sure gingerbread comes into the stories quite a lot. As … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Homemade Lemonade Famous Five Style by Helen at Novelicious

It’s spring now (or soon depending on how you define it!) and what better to drink on a warm day than a glass of lemonade? You don’t have to get far into a Famous Five book to find a reference … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Shortbread biscuits

Well well well! It seems I haven’t done a Making Blyton’s Food blog since April last year! What must I have been thinking? Make sure you go back over what I’ve already reviewed and made for you, and whet your … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Jammy buns

After one of Fiona’s marvelous re-blogs about jammy buns, I knew I had to have a go. I have the same book that Helen at Novelicious has, Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer by Jane Brocket, as you know so I decided to … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Homemade Toffee from The O’Sullivan Twins of Enid Blyton’s St. Clare’s by Helen at Novelicious

I’ve found another smashing recipe on the Novelicious blog There is something very special about making a food from one of your childhood favourite books. When I made jammy buns from Malory Towers, I was incredibly excited as finally, something I’d read about … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Jam tarts

The name says it all, doesn’t it? Jam tarts. Probably the most iconic food of children’s literature, immortalised in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and they were a staple favourite of Blyton, appearing in two books that spring to … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Mince pies

I know it’s been a while since I have done a foodie blog, and I apologise, but things just got away from me. As the title suggests, I’m bringing you a blog on mince pies. Now I’m not entirely sure … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Barley sugar

It’s been a while since I gave you a recipe, from my ever expanding Blyton cook book, and unfortunately I can’t offer you a recipe for simply smashing ices or cooling ginger beer. However this recipe for barley sugar is great as … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Ginger biscuits

I hope you’re all hungry and free to do a little baking this Whitsun bank holiday. That said, I suppose I should have baked something that appears in Five Go to Billycock Hill as that is the most obvious Whitsun … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Recipes to make your mouth water

Last week at work I spotted this book “A Perfect Day for a Picnic” by Tori Finch on the new shelf at work, and I decided to take a look and see if it contained any of the wonderful food mentioned in … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Funniest Animals

Now we all know that Enid Blyton wrote about a lot of animals, in fact almost every story she wrote had an animal of some kind in it. The great thing about her books is that she made every kind … Continue reading

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Blyton’s food

Since 2013 there have been around a dozen posts on the blog about the Blyton like food you can make yourselves, with I think the favourite being macaroons (which are also now a firm favourite with my boyfriend’s family). I … Continue reading

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