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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
15090 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
53 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
5454 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
2426 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
1488 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
4225 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
3765 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
1087 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
1105 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
759 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
1141 views
Banana Cake

Banana Cake

A delicious way to use over-ripe bananas

Lemon Squeezy
Mar 2013
Professional
2 votes
501 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
1569 views
Soft Pear and Cranberry Squares

Soft Pear and Cranberry Squares

Aside from the egg, this is otherwise dairy-free! Use very ripe pears for best results. This recipe is for a 13 x 8" traybake (32 squares)…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
592 views
Sugar and Butter Free Apple Cake

Sugar and Butter Free Apple Cake

Despite having no butter or sugar, this recipe creates a really moist and sweet cake that you don't need to…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
2321 views