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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
10151 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
18541 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
2673 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
3165 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
6026 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
1656 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
1574 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
17870 views
Butternut Block Cake

Butternut Block Cake

The softest, moistest, sweetest cake you’ll ever eat… This recipe makes 1 loaf.

Hungry Jenny
Feb 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1301 views
Butter and Sugar Free Ginger Cookies

Butter and Sugar Free Ginger Cookies

Hungry Jenny
Jun 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2887 views
Butter Free Orange and Rosemary Cake

Butter Free Orange and Rosemary Cake

This is a Greek yogurt based orange cake, with a savoury twist of rosemary and a kick of lemon zest on top.…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1286 views
Blueberry Fool

Blueberry Fool

Quick and easy make-ahead dessert for the family

Lemon Squeezy
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
1193 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
4005 views
Banana muffins

Banana muffins

The pieces of fudge melt and give banana muffins a lovely, moist texture. Cinnamon and allspice on the other hand enrich muffins with a great flavor…

Dominika
Jul 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
704 views
Sticky Peanut Butter Banana Squares

Sticky Peanut Butter Banana Squares

These can be a bit messy to eat!! Experiment with either smooth or crunchy peanut butter depending on the…

Hungry Jenny
Jun 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1193 views