Brandy Sauce

Sauces and Dips
October 14, 2011 Brandy Sauce traditionally served with Christmas Pudding.  You can make this sauce a few days in advance, keep it in the fridge and then just reheat it on Christmas Day. Ingredients 2oz/55g butter 2oz/55g plain flour 1 pint/570ml milk 2oz/55g fine/caster sugar 5 tbsp Brandy or Sherry Method Melt the butter in a saucepan over {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Christmas Pudding

Desserts
Christmas Pudding ideally you should make this pudding about two months before Christmas wrap it in foil and place inside a cake tin.  Up to serving you can, if you wish, occasionally prick it with a fork and drizzle in more brandy or sherry. Ingredients   100 g (4 oz)  Self Raising Flour pinch salt {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Ginger and Lemon Crunch Cake

No-bake cakes
September 28, 2011 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...}

Custard Home-Made

Desserts
August 31, 2011 Custard Home-Made   Ingredients   ½ pint milk 1 dessertspoon vanilla sugar 2 eggs beaten   Heat the milk and vanilla sugar but do not boil Pour the milk onto the beaten eggs stirring all the time Pour the mixture into a heat proof bowl or basin Stand this over a pan of water which {Tags: } {More...}

Steamed Orange Pudding

Desserts
Steamed Orange Pudding   Ingredients 4 oz Self-raising flour           4 oz fresh breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt Rind of two medium oranges 2 Tablespoons sugar 4 oz suet 1 Egg beaten 1 Tablespoon milk   Mix together the flour, breadcrumbs, suet, sugar, salt and orange rind. Add the egg and milk {Tags: , } {More...}