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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
10594 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
18891 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
2794 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
6101 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
4109 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
17945 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
3209 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
21916 views
Healthy Carrot Cake

Healthy Carrot Cake

This delicious carrot cake is one of the easiest dessert recipes you could make; there isn’t even any baking required. If you’re anything like…

Stacey
Nov 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
802 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
1892 views
Butter Free Forest Fruit Coconut Loaf

Butter Free Forest Fruit Coconut Loaf

Berries and coconut are always a great combo in any caked good :-)…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
912 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
1412 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
1414 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
2920 views
Mini Mango Tarts

Mini Mango Tarts

When I made these, they deflated a little whilst cooling, then the tops cracked a bit after chilling in the fridge! I'm not sure what cooling…

Hungry Jenny
May 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
1643 views