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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making…

Marlin Rinehart
Feb 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
9405 views
Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

I love making cakes that are a bit different but with cakes I always seem to revert back to my old favourites.…

Bella
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
14480 views
Lorraine Pascale's Let them eat cake, cake

Lorraine Pascale's Let them eat cake, cake

This is recipe from her new book Fast, Fresh and Easy Food, and this cake is quick to make as it follows the…

Bella
Sep 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
18310 views
Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

This contains chickpeas which might sound strange but actually works really well! It doesn't taste particularly…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2010
Intermediate
10 votes
4785 views
Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

This sauce is served over steamed puddings, fruit crisps (crumbles), and any dessert that would be enhanced by a creamy vanilla sauce. It's the…

Marlin Rinehart
Mar 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
3657 views
Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

This is a wonderfully moist cake laced with Bailey's Irish cream. You will find it very hard not to eat more than one slice!

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
2102 views
Elizabethan Quince Cheese

Elizabethan Quince Cheese

I have had a bumper year for quince in 2011 and have decided to make various preserves and desserts with my amazing fruity haul ~ I shall be…

Karen
Sep 2011
Professional
1 vote
2023 views
British Flapjack Cookies

British Flapjack Cookies

I saw this recipe in Bon Appetit, March 2010 and written by Molly Wizenberg. I was lucky enough to find Golden syrup at my local World Market. I…

Foodiewife
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
447 views
Blueberry Fool

Blueberry Fool

Quick and easy make-ahead dessert for the family

Lemon Squeezy
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
722 views
Low Fat Chocolate and Banana Oat Cake

Low Fat Chocolate and Banana Oat Cake

Apart from the sugar (and flour), this can be quite a healthy cake choice. It tastes good too! Stick your…

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
2104 views
Healthy Banana Coconut Choc Cookies

Healthy Banana Coconut Choc Cookies

These will come out nice and soft, but should retain their shape after cooling. If you're able to wait for them…

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
938 views
Dirty Carrot Cake

Dirty Carrot Cake

I made this cake thinking it was going to be pretty healthy, what with the absence of butter and use of sunflower oil instead. But when you eat it,…

Hungry Jenny
May 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
805 views
Apple Flavoured Orange Cake

Apple Flavoured Orange Cake

This is an apple flavoured cake with a sticky zesty coating. Butter free, but there is some sugar in it! This was made in an 8" square tin and…

Hungry Jenny
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
717 views
Butter Free Blueberry Jam Flapjacks

Butter Free Blueberry Jam Flapjacks

A generous dollop of blueberry jam in the mix keeps these butter free flapjacks lovely and soft.…

Hungry Jenny
Nov 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
779 views
Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles not only make the ideal edible gift, but are fabulous to bring to the dinner table after a delicious meal too. Of course,…

Acquiredish
Nov 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
918 views