Category Archives: Baking

Scones

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RjOSzRZPeUY/SB0b8mV3MII/AAAAAAAAAL8/EDIcbKF80mc/s400/Scones.jpgIngredients: 2 cups of wheat-flour (you can also compensate a part (1/5) of this with oat flakes) 2-3 teaspoons baking-powder 1 teaspoon relatively runny margarine 1 sliced onion a bit of grated cheese or crumbs of cheese 1 cup of water (warm) Preparation: Mix the dry ingredients; wheat-flour + baking powder. Add the sliced onion … Continue Reading ››

Eccles Cakes

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3120/2413260692_0c1c73f093.jpgIngredients: 1 packet Flaky Pastry, defrosted 50g (2oz) Currants 50g (2oz) Sultanas 25g (1oz) Sugar 1 tbsp Butter Caster Sugar Preparation: Pre-heat oven to 220°C: 425°F: Gas 7 Roll out pastry ¼" thick, cut into 4" rounds. Cream the butter and sugar, add the dried fruit. Place a large teaspoonful of the mixture in the centre of each … Continue Reading ››

Christmas Peppermint Biscuits

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3144/3040003847_7af84b037f.jpgIngredients: 450g (16oz) Quick Cooking Oatmeal 450g (16oz) Flour, sifted 225g (8oz) Butter 225g (8oz) Brown Sugar 110g (4oz) Peppermint Sweets, crushed 1 Egg 1 tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Salt Topping 340g (12oz) Icing Sugar, sifted 3 tbsp Milk 3 tbsp Peppermint Sweets, crushed 1 drop Food Colouring [Optional] Preparation: In a large bowl, cream the butter, gradually adding sugar, beat … Continue Reading ››

English Muffins

http://utopiankitchen.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/english-muffins-3.jpgIngredients: 225g (8oz) Flour 140ml (¼ pint) Buttermilk 55g (2oz) Butter, melted 1 Egg 2 tbsp Sugar 2 tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Salt Preparation: Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a large bowl, add the sugar. Mix in the lightly beaten egg, milk and melted butter together in a separate bowl. Add the buttermilk … Continue Reading ››

Moist Chocolate Cake

DSC01153.jpg image by apr06Ingredients: 170g (6oz) Margarine 170g (6oz) Caster sugar 110g (4oz) Self Raising flour 85g (3oz) Drinking chocolate 3 Eggs, well beaten 1 tbsp Hot Water Buttercream Filling 110g (4oz) Icing Sugar 50g (2oz) Margarine 50g (2oz) Drinking Chocolate Water or milk, if required Glace Icing 170g (6oz) Icing Sugar 50g (2oz) Drinking Chocolate 2 tbsp … Continue Reading ››