Posts in the Category: Puddings

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Posted in - Bake & Puddings on October 26th 2015 0 Comments

Not long left for blackberry picking!  Crumble is not always my forte even though it must be one of the simplest things.  Thanks to an article in the paper, I have mastered the art of a good crumble topping.

Ingredients
Fruit
650g apples, chopped
3 handfuls of blackberries
60g brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Topping
200g unsalted butter
250g demerara sugar
100g plain flour
100g oats
100g …

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Chocolate Cinnamon Bread and Butter Pudding

Posted in - Bake & Puddings on October 20th 2015 0 Comments

Delicious, indulgent, comforting with interest added via cinnamon.

Ingredients
400mls full fat milk
100g dark chocolate, broken up
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
butter for the bread
4 slices country bread
2 tbsp demerara sugar

Serves 6
1.   Put the milk, chocolate and cinnamon in a pan over a medium heat.
2.  While it is melting, separate 2 eggs, (put …

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Devonshire Splits

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Recipes on May 29th 2015 0 Comments

or Chudleighs, the derivation of which is unknown.  There are also Cornish splits which are larger.  I made these for book no.2’s photoshoot which was not done brilliantly, but  not bad for an amateur.  My brother came in and immediately ate about 3 of these!  They are extremely rich, very delicious and a little like …

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Florentines

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Sweeties on February 16th 2015 0 Comments

I briefly gave cookery demonstrations in 2012 and  in searching for my Florentine recipe, found I had not put them on this blog.  So here they are.  As delicious as we all know they are but with a twist of roasted almonds.  This happened by a mistake because I meant to skin them, found that …

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Apple and Blackberry Salt Caramel Tart

Posted in - Bake & Press & Puddings on January 15th 2015 0 Comments

This is one of those definite successes which went down very well at a dinner party.

Makes 12 x 9cm tartlets or 1 large 27cm tart

Ingredients
Pastry
250g 00 flour
125g unsalted butter
1 egg yolk
whole milk (up to 50mls)

6 English apples such as Cox, peeled, cored and very finely sliced.
10 blackberries per tart, approximately.

Salt Caramel Sauce
150g brown sugar
150g golden …

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Lemon Meringue Tartlets

Posted in - Puddings & Recipes on July 30th 2014 0 Comments

My daughter had a stall outside of the house at the weekend selling fresh lemonade and lemon tarts.  One friend said she would give her £20 for the tarts so my seven year old is richer than she has ever been!  These are the tarts, with added meringue if you wish.

 

Makes 24

Ingredients

Pastry
300g plain flour
150g …

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