Tag: dried fruit

Hot Cross Fudge

Hot Cross Fudge

Easter wouldn’t be Easter without Hot Cross Buns, but how about trying Hot Cross fudge! Easter traditions As with most religious holidays and festivals, there are certain foods that only get eaten at Easter. The first two that spring to mind are Simnel Cake and…

Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday in the UK. These Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns are a fun twist on the classic recipe. Breaking lent with Hot Cross Buns The Easter weekend is here at last! I won’t be posting on Sunday as…

Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake – a traditional fruit cake topped with a layer of marzipan and 11 marzipan balls. Find the recipe below. The countdown to Easter It’s not like me to post a recipe at 9 o’clock on a Sunday evening. Normally I’d be wrapped up in…

Fig and Walnut Cake

Fig and Walnut Cake

This Fig and Walnut Cake is a fantastic alternative to the traditional Christmas Cake. Read on to find out why. Over the last few years I’ve been fiddling with my traditional Christmas Cake recipe. I’m a big fan of the original and love the excitement…

Christmas Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake

Christmas Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake

My Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake is a great alternative to the traditional Christmas fruitcake. Find out how to make it below. I’ve been baking the family Christmas Cake now for the best part of 6 or 7 years. It’s a bit of a cliché, but…

Mincemeat (for mince pies and other deliciousness)

Mincemeat (for mince pies and other deliciousness)

That’s it, Halloween and Bonfire Night have been and gone so we are well and truly in the run up to Christmas. Some of you may be thinking this Christmas post is a little premature, but I must confess I’ve been Christmas obsessed for weeks…

Miniature Carrot Cakes

Miniature Carrot Cakes

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Traditional Christmas Cake

Traditional Christmas Cake

Christmas would not be complete without a Christmas Cake. Fact. Everyone’s Granny has their own recipe, yet more often than not people buy a shop bought cake. Even those members of my family who decorate their own cakes buy the fruitcake from a Supermarket first.…

Classic Bread and Butter Pudding

Classic Bread and Butter Pudding

For many people across the UK this rib-sticking pudding is incredibly nostalgic. For a taste of my childhood try my classic bread and butter pudding recipe below. A childhood favourite  “bread and butter pudding” doesn’t sound all that appetising, neither does the list of ingredients.…