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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
15978 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
7150 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
2161 views
Berry Zen Summer Delight

Berry Zen Summer Delight

The joy here is that because the fruit is already frozen, within an hour and a half you have the most delightful of healthy and gorgeously delicious…

Feeling Food
Jun 2011
Professional
3 votes
2156 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
3322 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
17311 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
20844 views
Victoria Sponge

Victoria Sponge

I decided to make the cake how I would want it, by using a blend of fresh raspberries and strawberries mixed together with a blend of raspberry and…

Gina Geremia
Apr 2010
Professional
1 vote
2159 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
5677 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
2904 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
1653 views
Fudgey Chocolate Brownies

Fudgey Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Fudge Brownies with a gooey centre.

azelia torres
Mar 2010
Advanced
1 vote
1000 views
Strawberry sponge cake

Strawberry sponge cake

This year I have opened the strawberry season with a strawberry sponge cake recipe. This strawberry cake is so easy to make and it tastes delicious…

Dominika
Jul 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1604 views
Berry Smash Shortcake

Berry Smash Shortcake

Originally meant to be cookies, but too messy to shape, so I poured into an 12 x 8" traybake and cut in squares afterwards!…

Hungry Jenny
Sep 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
981 views
Butter Free Strawberry Banana Yogurt Cake

Butter Free Strawberry Banana Yogurt Cake

This moist yogurt cake cuts into 9 squares or 18 triangles. This recipe is for an 8" square tin.

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1363 views