Shortbread Cookie Pops

Shortbread Cookie Pops

Most cookie recipes use block butter to help them with the rolling and cutting process. I’ve used margarine here so, hopefully, you’ll be able to make them without having to go out and buy ingredients especially for the recipe. It does mean, however, that you won’t be...
Love your leftovers ‘Bread Pudding’

Love your leftovers ‘Bread Pudding’

I’m pretty passionate about reducing food waste however I can and love it when a recipe calls for leftovers. As well as being able to use bread that’s a few days old and a bit stale, it’s also a great way to use up any leftover Easter Eggs.As with most of my...
RECIPE: Easy Fruit Loaf

RECIPE: Easy Fruit Loaf

I really love my collection of easy – and quick to prepare – cakes and bakes recipes. Sometimes, you don’t have the time to follow a fancy recipe and this is one of my fruit cake recipes for just such an occasion. As always, its adaptable so if you don’t have brown...
RECIPE: Festive Swirls

RECIPE: Festive Swirls

This month’s offering is less of a recipe and more of an idea for your festive celebrations – although variations would be absolutely perfect for any buffet table throughout the year. You will need: Ready made Puff Pastry Mincemeat – there are some deliciously...
RECIPE: Viennese Biscuits

RECIPE: Viennese Biscuits

Visiting my mum recently I was reminded of the times we used to go to monthly tea dances in the village halls around Ashford, where I grew up. Halfway through each evening a tray would be passed round with a selection of cakes and biscuits on it. I always chose the...
RECIPE: Steamed Jam Pudding

RECIPE: Steamed Jam Pudding

The Summer lasted well into September, but now it’s time to snuggle up on our sofas with a blanket and wait for the winter to truly take hold! So, this month’s recipe is a real crowd pleaser – a comforting treat that’s delicious served with ladles of custard. It can...