No Bake Christmas Cake

No-bake cakes
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...}

Butter Cream

Sweet
November 2, 2011 A versatile filling or icing for cakes and biscuits.  To make it more interesting you can add food colourings.  Try adding lemon, almond or vanilla essence for a tasty filling. Ingredients 40g/5oz butter, softened 280g/10oz icing sugar 1-2 tbsp milk Method Beat the butter in a large bowl until soft Add half of the icing {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...}

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...}