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Vanilla Caramels

Vanilla Caramels

We’re building up quite a collection of recipes for toffee’s and other sweets at HF-HQ. Ingredients 45g salted butter 225g plain sugar 250ml double cream 4 tbsp runny honey 1-2 tsp vanilla essence Method Line a 20 x 20cm tin with greaseproof paper Put the butter, sugar, cream and honey into a saucepan over a […]

By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Coconut Ice

How to Make Coconut Ice

I’ve adapted the recipe for Bounty Bars to make no-cooking needed coconut ice. Personally I prefer it to the more traditional Coconut Ice recipe. It’s certainly easy to make and gets better if left to ‘cure’ for a couple of days. INGREDIENTS 200ml condensed milk 150g desiccated coconut 400g icing sugar pink food colouring METHOD […]

By December 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Malteser Truffles

Malteser Truffles

Like our Custard Cream Truffles and Cherry Berry Truffles this is a spin on the traditional ‘truffle’ which uses a sachet of malteser flavoured hot chocolate as it’s base along with a small packet of Maltesers crunched up in the ganache as well as the coating. Using these flavoured sachets is really economical way of […]

By September 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Custard Cream Truffles

Custard Cream Truffles

This is for all those grown-ups who have fond memories of the much-loved biscuit, Custard Creams. This is a really quirky take on a truffle. This recipe uses biscuits to make the ganache as well as the coating. I reckon the same principle would work with that other childhood favourite, the Bourbon biscuit, too. INGREDIENTS […]

By September 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Salted Caramel Nut Brittle

Salted Caramel Nut Brittle

Sweet, salty, nutty and crunchy – LizzieB’s recipe for Salted Caramel Nut Brittle is a delicious tasty treat. As an alternative add a pinch of ground black pepper or chilli flakes for a fiery kick. See Also: how-to-make-nutella cobnut-cookies how-to-make-bounty-bars   INGREDIENTS 200g mixed unsalted nuts of your choice 125g caster sugar ¼ tsp rock […]

How to Make Perfect Macarons

How to Make Perfect Macarons

Lynne Burns,shares her recipe for a a Summer Fruit Macaron with tips for how to make perfect macarons. But remember, Michel Roux Jnr said “It took me two years to learn how to make a macaron.” See also: Hazelnut Macaroons How to Make Nutella Have you got some leftover jam from this year’s (or even […]

By December 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Flavoured Butter Tablet

How to Make Flavoured Butter Tablet

Tablet is very different from fudge. Think heat and beat throughout the process! and read our butter tablet making tips. These three flavours work particularly well: Peanut Butter, Nutella (or hazelnut spread), and Dulce de Leche – but not all together, mind! You can buy jars of dulce de leche in the posher parts of […]

By November 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Tips for Making Butter Tablet

Tips for Making Butter Tablet

Butter tablet is a melt-in-the-mouth with a snap type of fudge. It’s fantastically creamy – buttery and great when it goes right but all to often it can go into a ‘fudge soup.’  These are some tips for making butter tablet. See also: Plain and Simple Butter Tablet Flavoured Butter Tablet How to Make Dulce […]

By November 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Homemade Turkish Delight

Homemade Turkish Delight

Despite only having a few simple ingredients, homemade Turkish delight is known to be one of the more difficult sweets to make. Lizzie B’s  foolproof recipe shows you how, in just a few steps, you can make this delicious Middle Eastern treat yourself. She has used an almond flavour, but has also included the details […]

By November 10, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Home-made Toffee Recipe

Home-made Toffee Recipe

Award winning foodie blogger, Fiona Dillon, shares her favourite home-made toffee recipe. This is her tried and tested recipe at Hunters Lodge, and it makes a super gift at any time of the year. You will need a square 15cm or 18cm (6in or 7in) baking tin, two sterilised jars, jam pot covers and string, […]

By October 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

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