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No Knead Cinnamon Pecan Loaf + a GIVEAWAY!

No Knead Cranberry Pecan Loaf | The Sugar Hit
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Top 10 Dream Birthday Treats!

The Sugar Hit Birthday Cake

  Happy Wednesday, everybody! It’s my birthday tomorrow, so in joyful anticipation of all the fun that I’m about to have (sleeping in, reading new cookbooks, not doing dishes) I thought that I would give you my top 10 recipes that would make for an absolutely unforgettably awesome birthday. In the words of Mario, here we...

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Quick Banh Mi {street food monday}

Quick and Easy Banh Mi | The Sugar Hit

  The Sugar Hit ethos is ‘kick-ass, totally delicious, sometimes unexpected and always amazing food that is reasonably simple and affordable’.   And if that’s the ethos of this site, then this quick and easy Banh Mi recipe is pretty much the apotheosis of Sugar Hit eating. Because it’s simple, affordable, easy and SWEET...

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Brown Sugar Cinnamon Loaf

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Loaf // The Sugar Hit

  Brown sugar! How come you taste so good? (Rolling Stones, 1971). Now that I’ve got that off my chest, let’s talk bread baking. How do you feel about working with yeast?   I absolutely love it. I find any excuse to mooch around the house for extended periods of time pretty great, to be honest, but there is something particularly cosy...

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Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies | The Sugar Hit

  Is this cookie badass or what? Chunky dark chocolate, crunchy shards of pretzel, a healthy kick of salt. DAYUMMMM COOKIE.   This cookie is like Sandy from Grease after she completely changes her personality. Or wait, it’s more like Stephanie from Grease 2, who’s just an awesome badass from the start and won’t change her...

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Bacon Blue Cheese Burgers with Arugula & Quick Jalapeno Jam {street food monday}

Bacon Blue Cheese Burgers | The Sugar Hit

  I’m hijacking Street Food Monday today with these epic burgers from Jessica Merchant’s new book Seriously Delish (you probably know her amazing blog How Sweet It Is)   I mean sure, we could talk about how burgers are AWESOME street food, and we could talk about tailgating and the awesome feeling of sitting in bleachers watching...

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Two Little Blueberry Pies

Blueberry Pie // The Sugar Hit

  Blueberry Pie is what I imagine every cartoon pie cooling on a windowsill to taste like. It’s the exact right combination of pure, sweet berry flavour, and buttery, flaky crust that my childhood imagination conjured up and salivated over.   I was so jealous of Yogi bear for all the pies that he stole, which is weird because you...

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About Sarah

Sarah Coates| The Sugar Hit

I'm Sarah, and this is my blog THE SUGAR HIT! If you like Baking, Street Food, Desserts, and Eating (especially if everything's been kicked up a notch) then you've come to the right place! Welcome!



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 Met this guy on the way to #edb14 he's just chillin' because he got a sick #merlocoffee.  Super awesome birthday lunch with my sister - the roll was good, but that salad was AMAZING. Watermelon, tomato, basil, feta and mint. Thanks @juliakcoates!
 This hell-delicious cinnamon, pecan and cranberry bread is up on the blog today - plus a giveaway!!! Link in profile.  These super quick and easy Banh Mi are on the blog today for Street Food Monday! They are crispy, tangy, salty, savory, spicy, rich and light and FREAKING DELICIOUS. {link in profile}