Custard Creams

20 April 2020 | By

Custard Cream Biscuits with Strawberry Jam Centre Ingredients: Biscuits: 250g Butter, Softened 75g Icing Sugar 25g Caster Sugar 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 100g Custard Powder 225g Plain Flour Filling: 125g Butter, Softened 50g Icing Sugar 50g Custard Powder 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract Strawberry Jam Method:...

Easter Chocolate Cake

18 April 2020 | By

HAPPY EASTER!Just in case you havent eaten enough chocolate this easter, here is our recipe for… Easter Chocolate Cake! Ingredients100g Butter, Softened50g Cocoa Powder90ml Boiling Water3 large eggs4 Tbsp Milk175g Self Raising Flour1 Tsp Baking Powder300g Golden Caster Sugar Buttercream...

Banana and Chocolate Chunk Loaf

18 April 2020 | By

You can’t beat a bit of isolation bakin’, so here is our recipe for… Banana and chocolate Chunk loaf Ingredients 115g butter2 very ripe bananas (about 200g total peeled weight)150g light muscavdo sugar2 large eggs225g self raising flour1 tsp baking powder2 tbsp milk75g chocolate...

Our easy Christmas cake recipe

30 October 2019 | By

How early do you make your Christmas cake? Do you use Brandy or sherry?  How often do you ‘feed’ your cake? Do you prefer royal icing or fondant icing? Do you boil your fruit, soak it, or add it straight into the mixture? There are so many variations, it can sometime be bewildering!...

Bonfire Night Treacle Toffee

30 October 2019 | By

We always look forward to Bonfire night. Getting all wrapped up warm, filling our pockets with homemade treacle toffee and sparklers, and ooh-ing and ahhh-ing at the whiz and pop of the fireworks whilst enjoying warmth and smell of the bonfire! Our local bonfire is hosted by Knutsford Scouts, and...

Chocolate Spider Web Cake

17 October 2019 | By

Spiders Web Cake! This chocolate spider web cake will be the perfect centre piece for your halloween party Makes a 20cm cake.   Ingredients  For the cake: 200g caster sugar 200g butter 3 eggs 150g self raising flour 50g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   For the decoration: 142ml...

Spiced Apple Cake

17 October 2019 | By

As the nights draw in earlier and the temperatures begin to drop, I always look forward cooking hearty, warm and cosy meals for my family. There is something quite comforting about the aroma of a slow cooked stew, or buttery mash potatoes and the sweetness of hot cooked fruit in a crumble. With...