Strawberry & Cream Sponge Recipe🍓

ingredients 75g Self Raising Flour 3 eggs (separated and at room temperature) 75g Golden Caster Sugar Few drops of vanilla essence (optional) Filling: Fresh Strawberries, Sliced 150ml Whipped Cream method Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Grease and base line two 18cm/7½” sandwich tins with greaseproof paper. Place the three egg whites and salt in a…

Cacao & Almond Energy Ball Recipe

ingredients 200g ground almonds 400g medjool dates 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder 2 1/2 tablespoons almond or peanut butter 2 tablespoons coconut oil method Add the ground almonds, medjool dates and coconut oil to a food processor and pulse until it is fully mixed. Add the nut butter and cacao and mix again in the…

Chocolate Chip Cake Bars Recipe🍪

This recipe is by McVitie’s and serves 6. ingredients 18 McVitie’s Digestive Biscuits 1/2 cup plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 6 tbsp butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk 1/3 chocolate chips (60g) method Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF. Grease a 20cm square…

McVitie’s Digestives© Cupcakes Recipe🍪🧁

McVitie’s Digestives biscuits go well with a cup of tea. This is my first McVitie’s Recipe. I thought the sound of crumbled biscuits on cupcakes sounded yummy so decided to give this recipe a go and it did not disappoint🍪🧁 ingredients 20g dark chocolate, chilled 4 McVITIE’S Digestives© 1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature…

Lemon Curd and Blueberry Butterfly Fairy Cakes🍋🦋

I enjoyed making these fairy cakes. For a slightly healthier option, natural yoghurt or crème fraîche may be used instead of cream if preferred. Blueberries may be substituted with any other fruit. Chopped kiwi, grapes or other berries may work well too. ingredients 1 tsp Baking Powder 100g Caster Sugar 2 large eggs 1 lemon…

Coconut Buns Recipe🥥

This recipe is by Odlums and is quick and easy to make. These coconut buns make a brilliant snack or dessert. Ingredients 225g/8oz Cream Plain Flour Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon Baking Powder 75g/3oz Butter or Margarine 75g/3oz Golden Caster Sugar 50g/2oz Desiccated Coconut 1 egg, beaten 150ml/¼pt milk To decorate: Raspberry Jam Desiccated Coconut…

Baileys Irish Cheesecake Recipe🥨🍿

My granny turns 89 this week so I decided to make a Baileys Cheesecake, as Baileys is her favourite drink (I don’t blame her). This cheesecake should be stored in the fridge💚 ingredients 300g Digestive Biscuits 150g Butter or Margarine (melted) 75ml Baileys Original Irish Cream 500g Mascarpone 340g Philadelphia Cream Cheese 60g Caster sugar…

Mango & Banana Smoothie Recipe🥭🍌

A cool, fresh summer smoothie 1 medium mango 1 banana 500ml orange juice 4 ice cubes method Cut the mango down either side of the flat stone, then peel and cut the flesh into chunks. Peel and chop the banana. Put all the ingredients into a food processor or blender, then process until smooth or…

Carrot Cake Recipe🥕

This recipe is by Odlums. Today I used a 9” Square tin. This carrot cake can be baked in a square or round tin and the ingredients are listed below. ingredients Square Tin – 18cm/7” 23cm/9” Round Tin 15cm/6” 20cm/8” 25cm/10” Odlums Self Raising Flour 225g/8oz 350g/12oz 450g/1lb Shamrock Light Muscovado Sugar 150g/5oz 200g/7oz 275g/100oz…

Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe🍮

This recipe is by The Happy Pear and serves 4-6. 🥦Suitable for vegans Ingredients 200g pitted dates chopped 200ml of boiling water 75g sunflower oil 2 tbsp molasses or treacle/maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 50g coconut sugar 2 tbsp ground flax seeds 6 tbsp water 150g white flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp…