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Guest blog spot- rhubarb and custard doughnuts

Rhubarb and custard doughtnuts
Hi! E here from Make, Do and Spend  honoured to be guest posting for Holly this week. I’ve been a huge fan of Holly Loves Cake from the beginning, so it’s my pleasure to be featured amongst all Holly’s beautiful bakes in this small yet perfectly formed corner of the internet.
So, I know what you’re thinking, there is a fatal flaw in my featured recipe, “Holly loves Cake!” I hear you cry! And yet there is no cake, only dough, and a distinct lack of nuts
Ok, let me explain…..
Baking Celebration cake Chocolate Fruit

Blood orange, bitter chocolate and honey cupcakes

Blood orange, dark chocolate and honey cupcakes

So I was chatting with the BF (Someone asked why I call him BF. Boyfriend makes me sound about 16. Partner makes me sound well old. And quite frankly I totes love abbreviations) and having a good old moan that I didn’t have a clue what to do for this weeks bake. I needed some inspiration, I knew I wanted to use some gorgeous seasonal produce. The BF lives on the door step of Borough market in London so on Saturday morning we took a stroll down to see what I could use. I always prefer getting my produce from markets, if I’m at home in the Midlands, Bridgenorth in Shropshire has the most wonderful Saturday market full of stalls selling vibrant, fresh and still dirty from the ground veggies. The eggs are always tastier and bigger too than usual supermarket fare. Plus you get the added smugness of knowing your money is supporting someone local than lining the pockets of Tesco.

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