The traditions of British baking stretch back to King Alfred and the burnt cakes, so it's no surprise that you all have such a wealth of cakes, biscuits and other sweet goodies in your repertoire. From tea breads to celebration cakes, there is plenty here to appeal!
by Crafty Cookie
This recipe makes a tasty and light doughboy. The doughboy is a relative of the dumpling (which is made only with beef suet). Note that margerine does not give the same taste or texture because of the high water content.
Really tasty and popular with the kids.
by Stacey Sargant
This is a cake that I've been making for many years and I originally found it in a Bella (Christmas?) cookbook. The recipe says to use half of the port for soaking the fruits but I use the whole amount. I put the fruits and liquid in a large plastic
I've made plenty of flapjacks over the years and these are a firm favorite in our house. You can exchange the white chocolate for milk or dark chocolate chunks, or omit them altogether if you wish.
These make lovely presents, and are great fo
A classic vanilla flavoured creme brulee. Recipe by Simon Rimmer - tried and tested! As a variation, you could put some raspberries in the bottom of each remekin before pouring on the custard mixture. Makes 6 creme brulee's
This recipe is from a book called Baker & Spice. Croissants Makes 16 Croissants
Easier and dare I say nicer than mincepies!!
Wonderful just with Butter, but can be topped with cheese, smoked salmon and cream cheese, jam, honey...the list is endless !! Makes about 12 – 16....the list is endless !!
Another recipe from a long-time friend, Betty. She used to make this when we worked together 40 years ago. Hence we are in imperial measures !
A lovely cupcake and so easy.
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