Baking

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

Puy Lentil, Coconut and Goat’s Cheese Bake

Dish type: Main course Serves 4 Ingredients 125g (4oz/scant ²/³ cup) Puy lentils 100g (3½oz) butternut squash, diced 3 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 200ml (7fl oz/generous ¾ cup)...

Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Chestnut Christmas Yule Log

Dish type: Dessert Serves 6 Preparation and cooking time: about 1 hour,10 minutes Ingredients For the sponge 3 egg whites 130g (4¾oz) golden caster sugar 4 egg yolks 50g (2oz) unsalted butter,...

Showstopping chocolate desserts from Mary Berry, Linda Collister and more...

Spectacular as it is in its flaming glory, the traditional Christmas pudding will not always be a popular option with all of your guests. If you want a taste of the festive cheer without the customary...

Mont Blanc Roulade by Linda Collister

Dish type: Dessert The classic irresistible combination of meringue, sweetened chestnuts, cream and chocolate... Makes 1 large roulade Ingredients For the meringue 4 large free-range egg whites,...

Chocolate Panettone

Dish type: Bread Make this at Christmas ready for those late breakfasts and brunches, when all anyone wants is a large coffee and a slice of something special to celebrate the holiday. The very fine,...

Sweet and Fruity Breakfast Scones

Dish type: Breakfast Makes 24 scones Ingredients 900g (2lb) plain white flour A pinch of salt 50g (2oz) caster sugar 3 heaped tsp baking powder 175g (6oz) Kerrygold butter, cut in to roughly 1cm (½...

Mulled Wine Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey and Chestnut Frosting

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes Serves 8-10 Ingredients Cupcake 300g plain flour 1 tbsp baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 175g Kerrygold block butter 150g light soft brown sugar Finely...

Pink Lady Apple and Mincemeat Tarts

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes plus chilling Serves 12 Ingredients 1 x 375 g pack ready rolled sweet shortcrust pastry 200g mincemeat 1 Pink Lady Apple, cored and finely...

Ultimate Frangipane Mince Pies

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 12 Ingredients 1 x JUS-ROL™ All Butter Sweet* Shortcrust Pastry sheet 200g mincemeat 45g caster sugar 45g butter – melted 1...

Mince Pies with Orange and Cinnamon Crumble Topping

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 20 mins Serves 12 Ingredients 375g shortcrust pastry 250g good quality mincemeat 50g plain flour 4 tbsp demerara sugar 40g butter finely grated zest of...

The Hummingbird Bakery's Red Velvet Cupcake

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves 12-16 Ingredients For the sponge 120g (4oz) unsalted butter, softened 300g (10½oz) caster sugar 2 large eggs 20g (¾oz)...

Ginger Yogurt Scones with Black Cherry Filling

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and preparation time: 30 minutes Makes: 8-12 scones Ingredients: 180g Rachel’s Greek Style Ginger Yogurt 65g caster sugar 2 tbsp milk, extra for brushing 350g plain...

Baked Turkish Eggs With Yogurt & Chilli

Dish type: Breakfast Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil, plus for drizzling 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp...

Roast Loin of Lamb baked in Bread

Dish type: Main course Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients Bread Dough 1.5kg organic plain flour 750ml cold water A good pinch of organic sea salt Lamb 2 x 400g portions...

Deliciously festive puddings for Christmas

The festive season is upon us, and whether for a dinner party or a cosy night in, there's nothing better at this time of year than a spot of indulgent baking. When the cold sets in and the...

Bramley apple sticky toffee pudding

Dish type: Dessert Serves 4 Preparation and cooknig time: 15 minutes Ingredients 100g/4oz softened butter 100g/4oz light soft brown sugar 100g/4oz self raising flour 2 medium eggs 4tbsp milk 225g/8oz...

Steamed maple, lemon and blackberry pudding

Dish type: Dessert Serves 6 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour Ingredients 300g sugar 300g butter 300g self-raising flour 75g stem ginger Zest of 2 large lemons 6 large free-range eggs 1 punnet of...



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