Hot Cross Buns

Easter
February 24, 2012 Hot Cross Buns an Easter Treat associated with Good Friday.  They are sweet and sticky made with dried fruit and very good good toasted. Ingredients For the Buns 500g strong white bread flour ½ tsp salt 2 heaped tsp mixed spice 50g caster sugar 50g butter , chopped into cubes 200g mixed dried fruits 7g {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Carrot Paté

Paté and Spreads
December 9, 2011 Carrot Paté is a cheap and delicious vegetarian paté can be served on crackers or toast or even in sandwiches for a picnic with other ingredients such as cold meats for non-vegetarians.  This receipe uses boiled carrots but for a more intense flavour you can roast them. Ingredients 2 pounds of carrots, peeled 4 large {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Basic Sponge Sandwich Cake

Cakes
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...}

Carrot Cake

Cakes
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...}