Category Archives: Lent & Easter

Toffee cake

An indulgent cake fit for a celebration. ┬áThe recipe can be scaled up or down depending on how many people you are catering for. Caramac shapes to decorate ingredients: 2-6 caramac bars depending on size of moulds and size of … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

Ingredients spice mix: 6 black peppercorns 4 cardamon pods a small piece of star anise (about a quarter of a star) 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander (seeds, not leaves) 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 lb plain flour 2 oz muscavado sugar … Continue reading

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Pancakes

In the spirit of pancake day AKA Shrove Tuesday, here’s my take on the classic. ┬áNote these are British-style, ‘crepe’ pancakes, NOT the American style ones. 100g plain flour 2 eggs 200ml milk (or more if you like your pancakes … Continue reading

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“Chocolate” alternative

(makes 3 hens-egg sized solid ‘chocolate’ eggs, using a mould purchased from a local hobby shop, or around 12 ping-pong ball sized Christmas tree chocolates) Ingredients 6 Nestle Caramac bars 3 teaspoons (approx) carob powder 3 teaspoons butter 1) melt … Continue reading

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