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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
13020 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
4828 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
1262 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
3951 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
1944 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
3107 views
Swiss Meringue

Swiss Meringue

So as you may remember from an earlier post that I have never made Meringue. Being brought up with a healthy eating JammyMummy we had loads of…

Samantha Rivera
Dec 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
896 views
Butter Free Peach and Raspberry Yogurt Cake

Butter Free Peach and Raspberry Yogurt Cake

This was made in an 8" square tin.

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
836 views
Polish Apple Cake

Polish Apple Cake

This is made to a recipe given to me by my mother. Stew your fruit first, cool and then add it to the batter. It works perfectly as a tea-time treat…

Ren Behan
Aug 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
755 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
1425 views
Berry Crunch Cupcakes

Berry Crunch Cupcakes

These berry cakes have ground almonds in to add an interesting crunch to each bite!

Hungry Jenny
Feb 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
316 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
633 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
1013 views
Cherry Berry Pies

Cherry Berry Pies

These little Cherry Berry Pies were borne out of a random idea to use up some flavoured yogurt! To test if they're done, give them a little shake…

Hungry Jenny
Jun 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
268 views
Banana Cake

Banana Cake

A delicious way to use over-ripe bananas

Lemon Squeezy
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
378 views