Salted Caramel Bread & Butter Pudding

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  This delicious recipe from Shaken Udder is a quick, simple and wonderfully warming pudding for the colder months and also makes a fantastically festive after-dinner treat!   Ingredients: 25g butter, plus extra for greasing 8 thin slices bread 50g chocolate chips 350ml Shaken Udder Salted Caramel Milkshake 50ml double cream 2 free-range eggs 25g granulated Read More

Caramel Christmas Meringue

  A fantastic alternative to Christmas pudding. Layers of soft, mallowy meringue layered with caramel and caramel cream then frosted with toasted almonds and icing sugar.   Ingredients: (Serves 6-8) 5 egg whites 300g caster sugar 1 tsp distilled malt vinegar 300ml carton double cream 60g Bonne Maman Salted Caramel To decorate 50g shredded toasted Read More

Belvoir Black Forest Gateau Roulade

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    This mouthwatering recipe for Black Forest Gateau Roulade has been created by Lisa Faulkner for Belvoir Fruit Farms. If you are looking for a dessert to impress this Christmas, look no further!   Ingredients: (Serves 10) 200g plain chocolate 4 large eggs, separated 175g caster sugar caster sugar to dust   For the filling Read More

Apricot Mince Pies

    This recipe has been developed by Moyra Fraser for Bonne Maman – The Seasonal Cookbook (Simon & Schuster), available through Amazon and all good booksellers (RRP. £14.99).    Ingredients: (Makes 12) 100g (3 ½ oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature and cubed, plus extra for greasing 200g (7 oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting Read More

Brunkager – Cinnamon Christmas Cookies

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    These delightful Cinnamon Christmas Cookies are brought to you by Caroline Fleming from her book Cook Yourself Happy, a collection of more than 100 Danish recipes to create and enjoy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: The happiest times of a child’s life has to include birthdays and Christmases, Read More

Homemade Mince Pie Recipe by Fiona Burrell

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    Christmas isn’t Christmas without mince pies and Make It Shabby is delighted to share with you this mince pie recipe by the former principal of Prue Leith’s School of Food and Wine in London, Fiona Burrell. Fiona then decided to set up on her own and is now the  principal of Edinburgh New Read More

Vanilla Baked Cheesecake with Seasonal Fruits

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  Today’s featured Vanilla Baked Cheesecake with Seasonal Fruits recipe comes from the new cookbook Soulful Baker by Julie Jones, which comes out on 21st September. Published by Jacqui Small, an imprint of The Quarto Group, you can pre-order your copy here.   I find baked cheesecakes to be far more indulgent than their gelatine set Read More

Bake It: Sweet Potato Scones

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  Whip up these delicious scones with a difference in no time! Ingredients: 200g self-raising flour 15g butter 1 medium sweet potato, peeled 1 egg 1 tsp salt 2tsp rosemary 15g pecorino 1tbsp milk A baking tray covered in parchment, a cookie cutter   Method: Preheat oven to gas 5 / 190c Cut the butter Read More

Chocolate Donut Nests

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    If you’re a big fan of mini eggs, you’ll love this recipe. It’s a step-up from those little cornflake nests you made as kids, and is perfect for an Easter snack or to serve up to guests.   Ingredients:   (Makes 8-10 donuts) 120g plain flour (to make these gluten-free, use Dove’s Farm Read More

Low Sugar Mini Cakes

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    Cake is great. Carrot, coffee, fruit, chocolate fudge, vanilla sponge, jam filling and cream. Is your mouth watering yet? You can’t go wrong with a delicious homemade cake. When you’re on a restrictive diet it’s often the simple things you miss, so here’s a low-sugar alternative for mini cakes that you can enjoy Read More