Serves/Makes: 18 Pies | Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20-25 mins |Total Time: 30-35 mins There’s a lot of typing for this recipe. Bare with it, it really is an easy one, I just babbled a lot on this it seems. Ingredients: 225g Cold Butter, diced. (I like to use salted […]

Serves: 12 cookies | Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5-10mins | Cook Time: 15-17mins |Total Time: 25ish mins Ingredients: 250g plain flour 1⁄2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 170g unsalted butter, melted 200g dark brown soft sugar 100g caster sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 egg 1 egg yolk 325g chocolate chips Method: Preheat the oven to 170c Line baking […]

Serves: 2 | Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5mins | Cook Time: 20mins |Total Time: 25mins Ingredients: 250ml Apple Juice 50g Arborio Rice 40g Fresh Blackcurrants (I think this would work with other berries like raspberry or blueberry.) 2 tablespoons sugar 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract Method: Pre-heat oven to 200c (220c none fan assisted.) Pour the juice into the ovenproof […]

Serves: ? | Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5mins | Cook Time: 25-30mins |Total Time: 30-35mins Ingredients: 225g Plain Flour 350g Caster Sugar 85g Cocoa Powder 250ml Milk 2tsp Vanilla 1.5 tsp Baking Powder 1.5tsp Bicarb 2 Eggs 125ml Veg Oil 250ml Boiled Water Method: Preheat oven to 180c (fan assisted, 200c for non-fan.) Line 2 8inch tins. Add all the […]

Serves: 1loaf | Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 5-10mins| Cook Time: 2-2.5hours |Total Time: 26 hours Ingredients: 450g Dried Mixed Fruit 250g Brown Sugar (soft works best IMO) 300ml Strong Black Tea 2 tsp Mixed Spice 1 Beaten Egg 450g Self Raising Flour Method: This recipe takes a long time so is written in two parts. In a large bowl […]

Serves: Makes 12ish. | Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 15mins | Cook Time: 2-3mins per batch. |Total Time:25mins (depending how many you make) Ingredients: 225g Plain Flour 50g Cubed Butter 50g cubed Lard 50g Currants 1 Eggs Grease for the hot plate. 85g Caster Sugar 1/2tsp Baking Powder 1/2tsp Mix Spice Splash of Milk Pinch of Salt Method: Set your […]

Serves: 8-10 | Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 10mins | Cook Time: 20-25mins |Total Time: 35mins Ingredients: 300g Soft Brown sugar (though it’s ok to use other brown sugar) 300ml Sunflower oil Pinch of Salt 1/2tsp Vanilla 100g Chopped nuts 3 Eggs 1tsp Baking powder 1tsp Ginger 300g Peeled carrots A squirt of lemon and a little lemon zest. Method: […]

Serves: 12 biscuits | Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10mins | Cook Time: 10-12mins |Total Time: 20-22mins Ingredients: 90g Softened butter 100g Caster sugar 1 Egg 1tsp Vanilla extract 200g Plain Flour 1tsp Baking powder 1tsp Salt Method: Sieve the flour into a bowl and add the baking powder and salt. Cream the butter and sugar together. Beat the egg […]

Serves: 8-10 | Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10mins | Cook Time: 20-25mins |Total Time: 35-40mins Ingredients: 225g Softened butter/Margerine 225g Caster Sugar 4 Medium eggs 225g Plain Flour 1 tsp baking powder. Milk (to loosen) Method: Pre-heat oven to 180c Grease/line 2 7inch round tins. Cream the butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Beat the eggs, and gradually […]