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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
9140 views
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
4125 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
3504 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
1373 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
1346 views
Butter, Flour and Sugar Free Cranberry Oat Bars

Butter, Flour and Sugar Free Cranberry Oat Bars

My first attempt at elimating butter, flour AND sugar from a cake, and it turned out alright! This recipe was…

Hungry Jenny
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1128 views
Butter Free Banana and Poppy Seed Cake Bars

Butter Free Banana and Poppy Seed Cake Bars

So easy and speedy to make, and nice to pack for lunch or a quick breakfast snack on the go.…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
762 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
2311 views
Travel Gingerbread Cookies

Travel Gingerbread Cookies

Make these soft gingerbread cookies to take on your travels if you suffer from travel sickness - the calming effects that ginger has on the stomach…

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
584 views
Jaded Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Jaded Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

This doesn't use butter or sugar - except in the form of peanut butter, chocolate and yogurt! Oh well, at least…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
660 views
Berry Cottage Cheese Muffins

Berry Cottage Cheese Muffins

Sweet, butter-free muffins! http://hungryjenny.blogspot.com/2010/09/berry-cottage-cheese-muffins.html

Hungry Jenny
Sep 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
745 views
Guilt free Lemon Oat Cookies

Guilt free Lemon Oat Cookies

These are butter, sugar and flour free so you can eat them without feeling guilty! Makes 10-12 cookies (2")

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
683 views
Chocolate Almond Creme Fraiche Cake

Chocolate Almond Creme Fraiche Cake

Creme fraiche makes a good substitute for butter in chocolate cake. This was made in a 7" sandwich tin and…

Hungry Jenny
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
478 views
Mini Brioche Muffins

Mini Brioche Muffins

This recipe can create 48 mini muffins, or 24 cupcakes - or, as I did, 24 mini muffins and 12 cupcakes!) Leave the brioche out to dry overnight…

Hungry Jenny
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
498 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
1043 views