Baking

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

Irish Soda Bread recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Makes 1 loaf Approximate cost of total ingredients (without salmon & dill): £2.28 Calories per serving (1/10th of loaf,...

Adam Gray’s hot turkey and onion tart with Stilton cheese

Dish type: Starter Serves 4 Ingredients 4 sheets puff pastry 400g onion marmalade 200g Stilton 200g turkey, cooked 1 bunch rocket 100ml rapeseed oil Method 1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas mark 7....

Shaun Rankin’s Chocolate Soufflé with Christmas pudding ice cream

Dish Type: Dessert Serves 6 Ingredients Ice cream 4 egg yolks 90g caster sugar 250ml milk 250ml whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 vanilla pod, split 150g christmas pudding Soufflé 3 eggs 85g...

Eric Lanlard's Purist Christmas Cake

Dish type: Dessert Serves 8 Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutes Cooking time: 3½–4 hours Ingredients 350g (12oz) golden sultanas 350g (12oz) raisins ¼ bottle brandy 350g...

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...



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