Chocolate Cheesecake

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December 14, 2011 This cheesecake recipe is a Gordon Ramsey recipe and will look great on the table at Christmas.  It is fairly easy to make and the lemon adds a lightness to the dessert. Ingredients 175.0g caster sugar 450.0g soft cream cheese 1 vanilla pod 75.0ml lemon juice 175.0g crème fraîche 475.0ml double cream Method For the {Tags: , , , } {More...}

No Bake Christmas Cake

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November 25, 2011 No Bake Christmas Cake quick and easy but you can also make mini cakes and decorate them too.  Children can get involved as there is no oven involved.  This is a Delia Smith recipe and packed in a pretty box makes a tasty Christmas gift. Ingredients 200g/7oz dried mixed fruit (or make up your own {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Chocolate Yule Log

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November 18, 2011 Chocolate Yule Log a favourite Christmas chocolate cake.  You can serve this as a Christmas Eve treat or the kids might prefer it to Christmas Cake.  This recipe is a Hairy Bikers from their book The 12 Days of Christmas. Ingredients Soft butter for greasing 6 large eggs, separated 150g caster sugar 50g cocoa powder {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Christmas Cake

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November 9, 2011 There are many recipes for Christmas Cake, this one is the one my Mum used to make originally from the Be Ro Cook Cook,  It is best to make the cake a few weeks before and if you like a boozy cake you can prick the top and add a little more brandy or sherry {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Basic Sponge Sandwich Cake

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October 21, 2011 Basic Sponge Sandwich Cake an easy sponge cake recipe which you can sandwich together with the filling of your choice. This recipe uses a filling of jam and cream. Ingredients 2 medium eggs 75 g (3 oz) caster sugar 75 g (3 oz) Self Raising Flour Method Pre-heat oven to 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas Mark 4. Grease an {Tags: , , , } {More...}

No-bake Apricot Squares

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September 28, 2011 No-bake Apricot Squares are easy to make with no baking required and are a healthy option for picnics and packed lunches Ingredients 175 g/6 oz/1 small can evaporated milk 15 ml/1 tbsp clear honey 45 ml/3 tbsp apple juice 50 g/2 oz soft brown sugar 50 g/2 oz sultanas or raisins 225 g/8 oz ready-to-eat {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Ginger and Lemon Crunch Cake

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Ginger and Lemon Crunch Cake is so easy to make  a no bake cake which is simply delicious.  This recipe serves 12 and is great for childrens parties or coffee mornings. Ingredients 50g (8oz) ginger biscuits 125g (4oz) butter, melted 200ml (7fl oz) double cream 397g tin condensed milk Zest and juice of 2 lemons {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Carrot Cake

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August 12, 2011 Carrot Cake   Ingredients 180 g self raising flour                                          350 g caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 3 eggs 220 g grated raw carrot ¼ tsp salt 300 ml sunflower oil {Tags: } {More...}

Date and Walnut Cake

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July 19, 2011 Date and Walnut Cake   Ingredients 8 oz Chopped Dates 4 oz vanilla sugar pinch of salt 1 level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2oz margarine 8 tablespoon of water 1 egg (beaten) 2 oz chopped walnuts   In a mixing bowl place the sugar, salt, dates bicarbonate of soda and margarine. Boil the water and {Tags: } {More...}