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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
11867 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
19751 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
6422 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
3285 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
3379 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
22107 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
1504 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
3041 views
Bailey's Chocolate Swirl Tart

Bailey's Chocolate Swirl Tart

A luxurious pie that is easy to make to impress at a dinner party! If you are using pre-made pastry, go straight to step 3. This was made in…

Hungry Jenny
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1143 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
18104 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
1826 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
1997 views
Fudgey Chocolate Brownies

Fudgey Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Fudge Brownies with a gooey centre.

azelia torres
Mar 2010
Advanced
1 vote
1370 views
Butter Free Raspberry and Almond Cake

Butter Free Raspberry and Almond Cake

I used Michael Ruhlman's Ratio book to create this cake from scratch..and it worked! See my blog entry about…

Hungry Jenny
Jul 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
1107 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
1464 views