Christmas Planning

Christmas planning If you are new to my website you will think I’ve gone mad and I’m talking about Christmas too early right, but you have to be prepared. Its that time again Christmas will be here sooner than you think let’s get this done. So here is a breakdown of how my Christmas goes. October Make Christmas chutneys and any jams. Make Christmas cake, start making homemade Christmas presents. November  Order Christmas meats from the butchers. Find out who’s coming for…

Raspberry And White Chocolate Cheesecake

As you can see I love a cheesecake as here is another one, this is great for dinner parties or special occasions. I hope you enjoy. Raspberry And white chocolate Cheesecake October 11, 2020 by admin Category Cheesecake Ingredients The Base 300g digestive biscuits crushed up with a rolling pin in a large food bag or a dry clean towel. 150g butter melted The Topping 150ml double cream 300g Philadelphia cream cheese 75g caster sugar 150g white chocolate melted Raspberries for…

Malteaser Cheesecake

Well who doesn’t love cheesecake this recipe can be tweaked so many times to enjoy this is my go to recipe for cheesecake, I love to make a chocolate orange version of this too. Malteaser Cheesecake October 11, 2020 by admin Category Cheesecake Ingredients The Base 300g digestive biscuits crushed up with a rolling pin in a large food bag or a dry clean towel. 150g butter melted 50g malteasers crushed The Topping 150ml double cream 300g Philadelphia cream cheese 75g…

Bara Brith (Tea Bread)

This was the first thing I was taught to bake by my gran which is still a favourite of mine now and I’m always baking it. this recipe is what me and my gran used. Bara Brith (Tea Bread) October 11, 2020 by admin Category Loaf Cakes Ingredients 2 cups of self raising flour 2 cups of mixed fruit 1 cup of light brown sugar 1 cup of strong black tea 2 large eggs Instructions 1. in a bowl soak the…

Millionaires Shortbread

I don’t make these nearly enough as I do they are so much better than shop bought. once you have made them you won’t look back. This is another Mary Berry recipe, from The Baking Bible. Millionaires Shortbread October 11, 2020 by admin Category Tray Bakes Ingredients 250g plain flour 75g caster sugar 175g butter, softened For the caramel 100g butter or margarine 100g light muscovado sugar 397g can condensed milk For the topping 200g plain or milk chocolate, broken into…

Best Friend Chocolate Brownies

Well this is my all time go to brownies the recipe is from the Miranda gore Browne Bake me a cake as fast as you can. I always use it now and everyone seems to love it in my house. Best friend Brownies October 11, 2020 by admin Category Tray Bakes Ingredients 275g chocolate 250g unsalted butter 150g caster sugar 150g soft brown sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 3 large free range eggs and 1 egg yolk 60g plain flour…

Christmas Cake

I love my christmas cake every year and I always use Mary Berry’s recipe, it has never lets me down and the cake is always moist and yummy. Christmas Cake October 10, 2020 by admin Category Claire’s cosy little Christmas Ingredients For the cake * 175g/6oz raisins * 350g/12oz natural glacé cherries, halved, rinsed, and thoroughly dried * 500g/1lb 2oz currants * 350g/12oz sultanas * 150ml/¼pt brandy or sherry, plus extra for feeding * 2 oranges, zest only * 250g/9oz butter,…

Boxing Day Chutney

Boxing Day chutney Right, I know my other Christmas chutney is on here but this is another one I have found from the Kirstie Allsopp’s Real Kitchen Book Its great for hampers and you don’t have to double it up to get loads. I didn’t quite have enough Apricots as stated so I only used 500g didn’t seem to change it too much. This is a lovely chutney for gift hampers it makes a good 11-12 jars depending on size…

Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate from Jamies Christmas Book MAKES 1 BIG JAR 2 tablespoons Horlicks 2 tablespoons cornflour 3 tablespoons icing sugar 4 tablespoons quality cocoa powder 1 pinch ground cinnamon (I DONT ADD THIS) 100 g quality dark chocolate (70%) Method Pour the milk into a large pan, and bring almost to the boil over a medium heat. Meanwhile, add all the chocolate mix ingredients to a large jar, finely grating in the chocolate, then give it a good shake to combine….

Coconut and Lime loaf

This is the best coconut loaf I’ve ever made and I found it via a lovely lady on instagram @thepinkrosefairy she kindly let me put it on here for everyone, so you could enjoy it too. My husband really enjoys this and often I make it for him to take to work with him.   Coconut & Lime Loaf October 10, 2020 by admin Category Loaf Cakes Ingredients * 175 g Self Raising Flour * 175 g Soft butter * 250…