Desserts

Poached Pears in Red Wine

Ingredients 1kg hard pears 120g sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 glasses red wine 1 glass of water vanilla ice cream to serve almond biscuit (like amaretto biscuits to serve) Directions Peel the pears but…


Mince Pies

Ingredients 140g cold butter, diced 225g plain flour 50g ground almonds 50g golden caster sugar 1 orange, zest only pinch of salt 1 egg yolk 1-2 tsp cold water 280g good quality mincemeat 1 egg,…


Toffee Apples

Ingredients 8 small apples, you can choose your favourite ones (usually sweet and crunchy ones are the best!) 2 cups white sugar, granulated 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon red…


Cherry Pie

Ingredients For the filling 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 pounds Godshill Orchard fresh sweet cherries, stemmed and pitted 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt For the…


Easy Shortcrust

This Shortcrust recipe can be done using a food processor or by hand and it will make a 9 inch double crust pie.   Ingredients 325 g plain flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar, optional 1…


Hot Cross Buns

Ingredients 2/3 cup tepid milk 1/3 cup tepid water ¼ oz (7 grams) package active dry yeast 3 ½ cups bread flour 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp mixed spice 1 Tsp cinnamon ½ nutmeg, grated 2 Tbsp sugar 2 oz (60…


Scones

Ingredients 225g self-raising flour 1 level tsp baking powder 50g butter 25g caster sugar 1 large free range egg milk Directions Preheat oven to 220 degrees and lightly grease a baking sheet.…


Chocolate Rum Truffles

Ingredients For the truffles 115g unsalted butter, cold 260g dark chocolate melted and cooled 4Tbsp rum (60 ml) For the coating 400g dark chocolate melted 20g cocoa Directions In a bowl beat…


Brownie in a Mug

The "I have'n got enough time to make a dessert" kind of recipe. This brownie is cooked in the microwave in just 1 minute and 40 seconds and it is as good as the proper version ;) Ingredients 30g…


American Pancakes

Ingredients 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 pinch of salt 1 teaspoon white sugar 2 large eggs (beaten) 30 g melted and cooled butter 300ml milk 225 g plain flour butter for frying  ……