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Making and Baking

How to Make Jam Doughnuts

How to Make Jam Doughnuts

Not quite as daunting as thought although next time I will have a production row ready for the frying, filling and rolling in sugar at the end of the process as this has to be done quickly. You can experiment with the sugar, adding vanilla sugar, cinnamon etc at the end as well as the […]

By September 5, 2017 2 Comments Read More →

Homemade Custard Creams

If you like custard creams, then you will just love LizzieB’s home-made versions made with real proper custard! They are made with a white chocolate/buttercream filling, and will keep for up to three days in an airtight container stored in a cool, dark place. Also try our Custard Cream Truffles. Also try LizzieB’s Bourbon Biscuits […]

By August 30, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Make Your Own Bourbon Biscuits

Make Your Own Bourbon Biscuits

LizzieB’s recipe for home-made Bourbon biscuits shows just how easy to make these childhood biscuit tin favourites are. You can make them thicker or thinner according to preference, which will affect the numbers. The recipe below makes approx 10 biscuits. – Try adding Bourbon into the icing for a real Bourbon Biscuit! INGREDIENTS For the […]

By August 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Courgette Booster Bars

Courgette Booster Bars

LizzieB has come up with another ingenious way of working through the courgette glut with this tasty bars. The ingredients below make about 12 bars. INGREDIENTS 30ml (1 fl oz) oil 4 tbsp honey (or syrup) 3 tbsp peanut butter 150g (5¼oz) porridge oats 110g (4oz) courgette, peeled and grated 55g (2oz) apple, peeled and […]

No-fat Tea Loaf

No-fat Tea Loaf

Reader Ian Davis sent in his recipe several years ago for this tea-time treat with 5 ingredients. We thought it about time it made it’s online debut. Ian says this recipe has been handed down through his family for some time. Ingredients 2 cups dried fruit 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup cold tea 2 […]

By February 2, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

LizzieB shares the recipe for a family favourite: I love the simplicity of freshly buttered toast with a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar on top, but when I really need a cinnamon fix I make these tear-and-share cinnamon buns; they’re great as an afternoon treat, but are even better served as breakfast buns. Making them […]

By January 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Lavender Scones

Lavender Scones

Cooking with lavender has a fined history in the UK with lots of uses, both sweet and savory. Lavender is reputed to be one of Colonel Saunder’s herbs in his KFC mix. I first tasted these delicious scones when I visited the wonderful Yorkshire Lavender – they were served up with blueberry and lavender jam […]

Peanut Butter Jammy Dodgers

Peanut Butter Jammy Dodgers

Inspired by the all-American peanut butter and jam sandwich combo LizzieB has created the Peanut Butter Jammy Dodger. The peanut butter is added to the biscuits to make them nutty and chewy and then they are sandwiched together with a sweet, fruity jam. You can use your own favourite flavour.  The method is to partly […]

Olive Oil Seedy Scones

Olive Oil Seedy Scones

Foodie blogger and award winner jam maker, Mel Sellings, takes time off from jam making to add to her range of sweet and savoury scones. This recipe uses olive oil instead of butter with chopped olives added for a bit of extra olive taste sensation. Quite divine served with cream cheese.  so why not add […]

Lemonade Scones

Lemonade Scones

The idea here is that the fizzy bubbles make the scones slightly lighter. It’s worth experimenting with fizzy apple juice, and what about cider scones, too, served with cheese and chutney – that would be a great combination, writes foodie blogger Mel Sellings, author of Jam Making Month-by-Month and award winning jam maker. You may […]

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