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If you are looking for a vibrant summer cupcake, then why not rustle up a batch of these citrus lemon curd cupcakes. All you'll need are a few yellow bits to help with the visual, and voila, your summer cupcakes will appear in no time. Now, remember less is more, so don't overload the cupcakes with everything that's lemon. As long as the picture of them looks lemony, then you'll only need a few decorations/flavours to help pull off that summer vibe. Here is a mini-guide showing you how to...
Here are your recipe and guide on how to make millionaire's shortbread caramel biscuits. Also, see the full tutorial. BISCUIT BASE 125g/5oz Butter 100g/4oz sugar Cream together the butter and sugar. 250g/10oz Plain Flour Add the flour and mix to a dough. 1. Press the dough into a greased swiss roll/rectangular tin and prick with a fork. 2. Bake at 180°C Electric (Fan assisted)/ Gas Mark 4/5 for approx 20 minutes or until golden in colour. . If the oven is not fan assisted increase the...
Cakesicles are the new trendy sweet treat that seem to be doing the rounds at the minute. Great for Weddings, Baby Showers, Mother's Day gifts, you name it Cakesicles fit the bill. What's a Cakesicle? (I hear you ask!) They're a new take on the original cake pop! Not only do they look cute, but they're also filled with yummy fillings, too; they're actually a bigger version of a cake pop made in a popsicle mould, merge the two together, and voila, you have a Cakesicle. What can you put...
Yes! I've seen these beauties doing the rounds recently, so I thought I'd have a bash at making them (excuse the pun 😁). These geometric smashable hearts are hollow inside, which allows you to fill them with whatever you require. Rolos are a firm favourite, along with small candy sweets or perhaps an edible ring. Other options are to place messages underneath them, similar to that found in a fortune cookie. How do I make Geometric Smashable Hearts? To make the hearts, you will need the...
Here is a recipe and guide teaching you how to make your very own 7 x 3 inch Victoria Sponge Cake. Equipment 7 x 3 Inch Cake Tin Baking Paper (For lining your Tin) Scales Hand whisk/Stand Mixer Mixing Bowl Small Bowl Spatula Cake Greaser Spray Tinfoil (Optional) Wire Rack Ingredients 200 Grams or 7oz Margarine 200 Grams or 7oz Granulated Sugar 4 Medium Eggs (At room temperature) 200 Grams or 7oz Self Raising Flour Preheat your oven to one of the following - Fan assisted: 150°C Regular...
So it's fast approaching that time of year when love is in the air, and you're looking for a present for that somebody special. Well, don't worry if you haven't got them anything yet you can rustle up a batch of these lovely little treats within no time at all. These home-made sweets are fun to make, will be devoured by your other half, and nothing says I love you more than the personal touch! To make them, you will need the following: Chocolate Moulds - In the shape of your choice...
After recently seeing that, a few of our friends across the pond have been making English bakes using beef mincemeat instead of sweet. I thought it would be an idea to put together a post that shows you how to make sweet mincemeat that you can use in mince pies, tarts and other bakes. When the English talk about mincemeat in pies, we are talking about the sweet kind, which contains elements of fruit similar to that used in Christmas Cake. So if you see a recipe for Christmas Mince Pies or...
Found this recipe , tried turned out surprisingly easy and tasty. I add brown sugar topping to mine, Farm fresh butter works best .Farms here, to make ends meet, will sell directly . I get my Milk ,eggs, cheese, occasionally bacon directly off a Farm near here. Blue-Ribbon Butter Cake
Here is a step by step guide on how to make Snickerdoodles, the soft cinnamon treat. This recipe will make approx 15 Snickertreats which are best eaten on the day they're made. They are delicious, slightly warm and with a pot of tea. Tip: Remove the butter from the fridge approximately 30 minutes before making these to allow the butter to soften. Note: The dough made from this recipe has to be chilled for 30 mins before baking, therefore, do not pre-heat your oven until you reach No. 17...
Here are the recipe and guide on how to make a small 5 x 3 inch round moist Madeira Cake. It can be used as a top tier or made as an Afternoon Tea sharing cake. To start with, please do the following: Preheat your oven to one of the following temps: Fan assisted: 150°C Conventional Oven 160°C- 170°C Gas Mark 2 Fahrenheit - 300-320F Tip: Allow the oven to reach optimum temperature before you place your mixture into the oven. Ingredients: 100 Grams Soft Margarine 100 Grams...
If you are looking for some retro snacks, then have a go at these bite-sized buffet delights. Here is your recipe and guide on how to make Cheese Whirls. Preheat your oven to one of the following. Fan Assisted - 220°C Conventional Oven - 230°C-240°C Gas Mark - 7 Fahrenheit- 425F Ingredients. 250-gram pack puff pastry. 200 grams Cheddar Cheese Grated 1 Small Onion - Chopped/Diced 1 Beaten Egg - Optional for Browning. Method. 1. Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangular shape. 2...
With this AMAZING weather we are having, why not whip up one of these delightful Ice Cream Sundae recipes, there's something for everyone! Nutty Toffee Banana Sundae:- Slice a banana into a bowl, add two scoops of Vanilla ice-cream then some whipped cream, sprinkle with flaked almonds and cover in toffee sauce. Chocolate Banana Sundae:- Place two bananas in a bowl, add two scoops of Vanilla ice-cream, a whirl of whipped cream, sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles, cover with chocolate sauce...
For a sweet treat at the barbecue, simply peel some banana's, make incisions into the banana every 1cm or so but do not CUT, then insert Cadburys milk chocolate buttons in the incisions. Cover in baking foil and place on the barbecue for around 5 mins. Serve with Cream or Tia Maria. Caution, these will be hot!
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