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My exams and degree are finally over. University, particularly this final year, has been one of the hardest things I have ever undertaken. Now it is all over I find myself a little lost as to what to do with my time. Currently I am planning to spend a lot of it seeing friends, getting back into blogging and getting Seventeen.Two up to scratch. On Sunday in order to celebrate finishing university Ellie and I did some boozy baking. All our friends our massive gin fans, so a gin and tonic cake was the obvious baking choice. There are several recipes online but we used this one as we loved how much citrus it used, I like lots of lime in my G&Ts, which we topped off with a gin glaze and gin icing, the recipes of which are here. After reading the posts we were a little nervous about using too much gin so used a tablespoon less in the cake (which we replaced with tonic) and slightly less in the syrup, though on tasting the cake we felt it could definitely handle the full amount (maybe we are just hardened gin fans). Either way we were left with a lovely cake full of citrus flavours with a hint of gin, which is perfect paired with a cup of tea or perhaps an afternoon G&T…

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