Sunday, 21 October 2012

Wilko Muffin Cases and Giveaway #14

I was recently sent some baking bits and bobs to review from Wilkinson (Wilko), the UK family value town store. Most of it was aimed at children, including a pack dough cutters which I would have loved when I was a child, but are no longer quite my thing. However, I pounced on the colourful pack of 12 silicone Wilko muffin cases. As some of you may have gathered by now, I am a big fan of silicone cookware and use it a lot in my baking. As I've stated before, it has revolutionised my baking life, with no more arduous lining of tins, or cakes sticking and refusing to come out. These cases were a welcome addition to my collection. For a start I loved the vibrant colours of purple, deep pink, turquoise and lime green. With my eco hat on, it means less wastage and no need to use and then throw away lots of paper cases. But most usefully, they are smaller than the paper muffin cases I usually choose, which means I can make daintier morsels for my less piggy friends.

The cases were soon christened by some honey cakes - the recipe and exact details to be revealed in a later post. I made half of my usual quantity which fits 12 regular sized muffin moulds. This makes for hefty sized cakes, which is fine if you're very hungry, but not so good if you just want a tea time snack. This half batch size still managed to nearly fill these 12 cases and produced the perfect size honey cake.

Wilkinson sell a range of bakeware and it's worth checking out your local store to see what you can find. Wilkinson are offering my readers the chance to win £20 worth of vouchers to spend in store on the items of your choice.

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220 comments:

  1. I'd love to make blueberry and raspberry muffins using these! :)

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  2. I'd make my Banocolate Chip Muffins!

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  3. I'd make another batch of my cranberry muffins when fresh cranberries are back in the shops :)

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  4. I would bake chocolate muffins and have them with some clotted cream!

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  5. I have some silicone muffin cases but I have to say that I have had very limited success with them. I have even thrown them away in my last kitchen clean out, such a waste I know! Glad these ones were a success for you though, they are certainly very colourful.

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    1. It's a strange thing silicone. There seem to be two camps: those that love it and those that hate it. I'm in the former as it has revolutionised faffing around lining tins. I think, with the muffin cases, it just depends what you are making with them.

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  6. I'd bake some fruity cupcakes with a buttercream topping. Muffin-sized cupcakes are so much better than the regular sized ones!

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  7. I'd bake many varieties of cupcakes

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  8. I'd bake savoury muffins - bacon and spring onion or sweetcorn and cheese.

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  9. I would bake some carrot and walnut cupcakes

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  10. Chocolate chip muffins mmmm

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  11. Sponge cakes for halloween & decorate them with scarey faces.

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  12. With xmas coming, I'd love to make some mini yule log cakes :)

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  13. egg casserole! love eating this for breakfast :)

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  14. Choc chip muffins for my daughter's birthday.

    I hadn't considered buying silicone bakeware before so I found this interesting to hear that it can make life simpler. I've had some disasters in the past when the cake refuses to leave the tin.
    @pjo77

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  15. I'd make some pumpkin and dark chocolate muffins, seasonal goodness.

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  16. I'd bake my husband's favourite muffins - Raspberry and Taosted Almond Muffins.

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  17. Christmas pudding cakes.

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  18. i`d make ginger and honey muffins because my son loves them x

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  19. Some super gooey Double Chocolate Muffins :-)

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  20. some fairy cakes love them

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  21. Really love the vibrant colours! I'd make mint chocolate cupcakes! These look great!

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  22. Ooooooooh I'd make sticky toffee muffins with Salted caramel frosting. I have some of these in primary colours (zzzzzzzzzzzzz!) but the colours on yours are lovely!

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  23. My super yummy apple cinnamon cupcakes :)

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  24. I would make Fairy Cakes with LOADS of Marshmallows in - and on!
    I am a bit obsessed with them and anyway to incorporated them into my daily diet is a win for me.

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  25. I'd bake yummy vanilla and chocolate chip muffins topped with piped strawberry buttercream and edible glitter :)

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  26. my favourite spiced banana & sultana cupcakes

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  27. Fairy Cakes my kids love making them

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  28. Individual brioche and chocolate bread & butter puddongs

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  29. I would make lemon and white chocolate muffins and get the kids to decorate the tops

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  30. blueberry muffins

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  31. Loving the colours. I'd love to make some lemon and poppy seed muffins in these!

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  32. I would use my liebkuchen recipe - delicious at Christmas

    Hazel Rea - @beachrambler

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  33. Choc chip muffins... family favourite :)

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  34. Raspberry and elderflower muffins - Harry Eastwood's recipe

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  35. I would make some chocolate cup cakes. Helen Yendall

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  36. Courgette and carrot muffins!

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  37. Chocolate muffins with chunks of white choc in the middle so it melts everywhere!

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  38. Chocolate muffins! It's funny, I went into Wilkinsons on Saturday for the first time in years as there isn't one where I live any more, and noticed they had some great baking stuff!

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  39. It has to be chocolate muffins, mmmmmmmm

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  40. tracey gibbons22 October 2012 14:23

    strawberry cupcakes

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  41. Fairy cakes

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  42. I would make some cupcakes. xx

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  43. blueberry muffins would be my choice xx

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  44. I would bake chocolate muffins!

    stacey.tripconey@yahoo.com

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  45. I'd like to bake some almond and apricot muffins or, perhaps, chocolate orange ones.

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  46. I would bake a nice chocolate chip cake om nom nom xx

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  47. Double chocolate chip muffins for me.

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  48. chocolate and pecan waffles

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  49. blueberry muffins dusted with icing sugar

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  50. Chocolate chip muffins - my favourite!

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  51. Mini marble giraffe party cakes!!

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  52. I'd like to bake some chocolate orange muffins! x

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  53. Some chocolate muffins for Halloween which we'd decorate with Halloween topper!

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  54. Feta cheese & spinach muffins for lunches.

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  55. Right now it's got to be halloween themed cupcakes! Love the idea of the STD cupcakes at St Barts, maybe something gory like that!

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  56. Double choc chip muffins @toc83

    Tiffany Oconnell

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  57. I would bake some chocolate muffins with my daughter

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  58. Double chocolate chip muffins

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  59. Cookies and cream cupcakes (oreos!)

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  60. Chocolate Chip Muuffins - mouth-watering!

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  61. Ohh I'd bake some cappuccino cupcakes in these! Yummy!

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  62. Lemon curd muffins!!! Mmmmmmm!!!!

    Thank you! :-)

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  63. My mum's chocolate chip & coconut buns.

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  64. I'd bake chocolate muffins with white choc chip

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  65. I'd bake mars bar cupcakes they are lush!

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  66. I'd make Coconut and chocolate muffins :)

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  67. Blueberry Muffins without a doubt! To start with anyway

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  68. Lovely moist Blueberry muffins, yummy!

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  69. I would love to try courgette muffins, ppl say they are lovely

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  70. I would make mini cheesecakes for Christmas. Silicone would be ideal to help them pop out :)

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  71. I love savoury muffins. at the moment my favourite are cheese and courgette

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  72. White chocolate and raspberry muffins

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  73. Cranberry & orange muffings

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  74. I would make Choc chip muffins...Mine & my girls fav!

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  75. yorkshire puds for me

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  76. Chocolate muffins are always popular in my house

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  77. I would bake pistachio and vanilla muffins

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  78. why, muffins, of course? :)

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  79. Mini christmas cakes of course! xxx

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  80. Bannana oat muffins, If I wasn't Ill I would make some now.

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  81. Raspberry and white choc muffins.

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  82. I have never made muffins before but would use these to give it a bash and do them with my 4 year old daughter.

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  83. blueberry and white chocolate

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  84. I would make some chocolate muffins with my son

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  85. I love the silicone cupcake cases, we have some with "feet" that the kids adore! washing them out is always a joyful job (sense the sarcasm) but they are definately worth it! so pretty and soooo much better for the environment :)

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  86. p.s i would make chocolate spongecakes with an orange flavored buttercream frosting :) yum :)

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  87. Some lemon drizzle muffins @janbagnall

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  88. Chocolate muffins are the best :)

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  89. I would bake some gluten free raspberry and white chocolate cupcakes :)

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  90. Apple, carrot and cinnamon muffins. They're yummy while they're still warm!

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  91. Lynsey Buchanan10 November 2012 20:25

    some apple muffens

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  92. banana muffins - i always seem to have browning bananas

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  93. raspberry muffins :)

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  94. Chocolate and orange cakes with ganache

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  95. banana and white choc chip muffins with toffee pieces

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  96. I'd bake some apple and cinnamon muffins, yum!

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  97. Double choc chip muffins

    greig spencer

    greigspencer@live.co.uk

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  98. i would make chocolate brownie muffins :)

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  99. Raspberry and white chocolate muffins! MMmmmmm

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  100. Catherine McAlinden13 November 2012 18:34

    I would bake butterfly cakes :)

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  101. Definitely blueberry muffins - we love them in our house!!! :)

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  102. muffin special

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  103. Ooo chocolate chip muffins! My 4 munchkins LOVE them :) xx

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  104. For me it would have to be a savoury muffin, perhaps pumpkin or courgette? I've never baked with silicone wear! intrigued :0)

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  105. Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins

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  106. I would make my famous creme egg cupcakes (with a mini cupcake inside the middle)

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  107. Orange & Poppy Seed Muffins

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  108. I would bake banana and chocolate chip cupcakes :)

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  109. Jammy donut muffins, so easy to prepare and have the scrummy jam in the middle

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  110. seen a recipe for pumpkin cakes that I'd like to try

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  111. Vanilla Cupcakes ;-)

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  112. Good old fashioned fairy cakes for me. None of this cup cake stuff,they look very pretty but too much icky icing on em.

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  113. Banana muffins for everyone in my work :)

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  114. banana and chocolate muffins

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  115. Butterfly cakes would be pretty in these.

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  116. Clare cherrington15 November 2012 22:31

    Chocolate muffins! X

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  117. mmmm muffins i'll eat any lol

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  118. sponge cakes for the kids

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  119. Some sort of savoury cupcake or muffin, got to be with cheese and some sort of meat. Experimenting comes to mind now.

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  120. I would try to make chocolate chip muffins

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  121. i would bake chocolate muffins with a chocolate filling and white chocolate icing mmmmm

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  122. Orange and chocolate chip muffins

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  123. Blueberry Muffins AND mini carrot cakes

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  124. I would make double chocolate chunk muffins

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  125. Choccie chip muffins for my choccie monster kids!

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  126. Id love to bake some cranberry and white chocolate muffins, perfect in time for christmas x

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  127. Chocolate and peanut butter muffins.

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  128. i would make my burger muffins :) You make half plain and half choclate than cut the choclate to look like a burger and then cut the top of the plain and put the choclate bit in the middle and add some yellow icing to make it look like burgers :D

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  129. I would make orange and dark chocolate muffins as a special treat for my family.

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  130. Renee Armstrong16 November 2012 14:03

    Chocolate Chip Muffins

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  131. I would love to make coconut and cherry muffins as these are my childrens and my husbands favourites.

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  132. beetroot and apple cupcakes with hazelnut topping

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  133. chocolate chip cookies yum yum

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  134. Banofee muffins- banana and toffee- lush!

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  135. Has to be my white choc chip muffins - so yummy! xoxo

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  136. I'm a huge fan of silicone bakeware & use it all the time in my kitchen! I'd make gluten free coffee and walnut cakes

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  137. Cherry and Milk Chocolate Chip Muffins :)

    Rebecca Cleary/Becci Cleary/@Beccicleary87

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  138. I'd make blueberry muffins, yum!

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  139. white chocolate muffins mmm!

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  140. Walnut and coffee cakes my favourite!!

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  141. Courgette and chocolate muffins

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  142. blueberry muffins healthy and tasty

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  143. Double choc chip, if I'm gonna be bad I might as well be very bad lol

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  144. Chocolate chip muffins - my favourite

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  145. Don Believeinthem17 November 2012 05:19

    it's a tough one, but I'm gonna have to go with muffins...

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  146. Chocolate and banana muffins - and actually, I'd let my daughter do the baking :)

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  147. fairy cakes

    kinseyemma@yahoo.com

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  148. anything chocolate :)

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