French Toast with Apricots and Caramel Sauce

March 30, 2012 French Toast with Apricots and Caramel Sauce a sophisticated twist to Gypsy Toast and a great breakfast or lunch dish. Ingredients 50g butter 6 apricots , halved and stoned 200g/8oz caramel sauce * 350g ready-made vanilla custard 8 small, thick slices brioche or white bread, or 4 large slices, cut diagonally *Caramel Sauce Ingredients 150ml {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Greek Loukoumades (Honey Puffs)

March 23, 2012 Loukoumades or Greek Honey Puffs are made from fried dough (lik a doughnut or churros) and are then drizzled with honey and sprinkled with walnuts and cinnamon. Recipe by Matina Caribacas. Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 pkg. (1/4 oz) dry yeast 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

West African Lime Cake

March 16, 2012 West African Lime Cake is very easy to make a nice cake for the kids to make.   For more flavour of lime prick the cake when it is cool and spoon lime juice over the top. Ingredients   2 ½ tbsp. butter 2 eggs beaten Juice of 1 lime 1 ½ cup flour 2 {Tags: , , , } {More...}

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...}

Basic Sponge Sandwich Cake

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

No-bake cakes
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...}