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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
20148 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
12433 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
6651 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
3502 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
4101 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
3476 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
1893 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
1589 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
2086 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
22187 views
Toffee (Candy) Apples

Toffee (Candy) Apples

Although I don’t relish the shortening days and the dropping temperatures of the autumn and approaching winter, I do relish the food. I love the…

Karen Vivers
Oct 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
2062 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
2915 views
Fudgey Chocolate Brownies

Fudgey Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Fudge Brownies with a gooey centre.

azelia torres
Mar 2010
Advanced
1 vote
1443 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
1909 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
1529 views