Baking

Recipes, cooking tips and ideas for cakes, breads, tarts and other baked dishes

  • 21 Pear & Ginger Bread & Butter Pudding
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 4-6 Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients 2 ripe dessert pears (200g each), peeled, cored and cut into thick slices 400g of unsliced white farmhouse bread, roughly...

  • 22 Sausage Roly Poly
    Serves: 4-6 Cooking time: About 45 minutes Ingredients: 454g Pork and tomato or chilli sausages 11tbsp Vegetable oil 1 Clove garlic, crushed 1 Onion, roughly chopped 1 Tomato, roughly chopped 300g...

  • 23 Gizzi Erskine's Sticky toffee figgy puddings
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 55 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients : 150g dates, stoned and chopped 150 dried figs, chopped 250ml black tea, made with 1 teabag 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of...

  • 24 Baked Figs with Greek God Yogurt
    Dish type: Dessert Cooking and preparation time: 25 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 4 fresh figs ½ pot (340g) of Greek Gods Honey & Clementine Yogurt Chopped walnuts Brown sugar Amaretto (optional) Runny...

  • 25 Date, Fig & Orange Oatmeal Bars
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 50 minutes Serves: 16 Ingredients 100g plain flour 100g porridge oats 100g dates, chopped 2 fresh figs, chopped 50g brown sugar ¼ tsp salt ¼...

  • 26 Hazelnut and Fig tarts
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 50 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients: 2 whole eggs 2 egg yolks 500ml Alpro Hazelnut drink 4 heaped tbsp caster sugar 4 figs 8 ready-made sweet pastry cases 20g...

  • 27 Spiced Pumpkin Roulade
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6 Cooking and preparation time: 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling: 375ml Chobani Low Fat Plain Greek Yogurt 4 oz reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1 ½ tsp unsalted...

  • 28 Mini Meringue Pumpkin Pies
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling: 450g pumpkin flesh, cut into 2cm cubes 2 eggs plus 1 yolk 70g muscavado sugar 1 cinnamon quill 3...

  • 29 Earl Grey Tea Loaf
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour Serves 12 Ingredients 500g (1lb 2oz) no-need-to-soak dried apricots, finely chopped 200g (7oz) light brown sugar 300ml (10fl.oz) cold Earl Grey...

  • 30 From Fondant Fancies to an Elizabeth Sponge, have a whirl at great British baking
    After the mouthwatering final of this year's Great British Bake Off, we've become inspired to do more celebrating of 2012 being a year synonymous with all things British. And with the Queen's Diamond...

  • 31 Elizabeth sponge cake
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25-28 minutes Serves: 8-10 Ingredients Chocolate sponge: 200g Caster sugar 200g Butter softened 4 Eggs – lightly beaten 250g Self raising...

  • 32 Afternoon tea strawberry scones
    Dish type: Dessert Cooking and preparation time: 20 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients 190ml Chobani Strawberry Yoghurt 200g All-Purpose flour, plus extra for dusting work surface 50g Sugar plus 25g for...

  • 33 Fondant Fancies
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Serves: 16 Ingredients For the sponge: 175g unsalted butter, softened 175g golden caster sugar
 3 medium eggs, lightly beaten
 175g...

  • 34 Chiffon Cake: What makes it a winning showstopper?
    First it was cupcakes, then it was macaroons, and now we have the chiffon cake phenomenon. After the final of the Great British Bake Off, this heavenly light cake has come back into fashion. Like...

  • 35 Tears and triumphs in the final of the 'Great British Bake Off'
    A contest worth baking for. This year's final of the Great British Bake Off had culinary enthusiasts up and down the nation on the edge of their seats as John Whaite was crowned this year's winner. The...

  • 36 Go sweet with root vegetable treats
    The carrot cake has become a classic staple recipe for any keen baker, but carrots aren't the only root vegetable that can be used to make delectable sweet treats. This autumn, get one of your...

  • 37 Chocolate beetroot brownies
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: Serves: 12 Ingredients 190g Dark chocolate 190g Butter (unsalted) 250g Caster sugar 3 Free range medium eggs 115g Plain flour 1 Pack cooked beetroot Method 1....

  • 38 Children's carrot cake muffins
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 35 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 225g butter, softened 225g soft light brown sugar 3 eggs, separated Finely grated zest of 1 orange 2 tsp lemon juice 180g...

  • 39 Sweet potato cake
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 45 minutes Serves: 12 Ingredients 1 whole sweet potato 8oz butter 8oz caster sugar 4 medium free range eggs 6oz self raising flour 1 dash of vanilla...

  • 40 Brie, tomato and cranberry tart
    Serves 6-8 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus chilling time Cooking time: 1 hour 5 minutes Ingredients • 175g/6oz plain flour • 75g/3oz lightly salted butter • 250g jar cranberry sauce •...



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