Category: Cakes & baking

The rose rose cake from my name is yeh

2017-09-12 10:14:05

rose rose cake From my name is yeh Website makes one 9 x 13" cake ingredients for the cake: 1 3/4 c sugar 2 1/2 c all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ground cardamom 2 large eggs 1 c buttermilk 1/2 c flavorless oil, like canola 1 tb vanilla extract 1/2 tsp rosewater 1/2 tsp almond extract 3/4 c water for the frosting: 1 c unsalted butter,...Read more

Perfect banana pancakes

2017-02-28 14:18:07

Perfect banana pancakes by Sally Abé Ingredients Banana pancakes 135g of self-raising flour 35g of caster sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg 130ml of milk 35g of butter, melted 2 bananas, roughly mashed 1 pinch of salt 1 Mix together the dry ingredients in a bowl 2 In a separate bowl mix the egg with the milk, melted butter and bananas 3 Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. A few lumps here...Read more

Artisan bread making with Peter Reinhart

2017-01-21 14:17:49

Sometimes it's the simple meals that are the most delicious,hard to beat the smell and taste of freshly-baked bread? Do you find on trips to the Mediterranean, dipping those delicious breads into the olive oil or Aioli is the perfect way to enjoy a glass of red wine or an icy cold beer? If you're a keen bread maker or even a total novice this on-line video course will be of interest. Join Peter Reinhart, baking instructor at Johnson &...Read more

Festive California Prune, Amaretti and Citrus Tarts

2016-12-13 18:45:47

Ingredients 115g plain flour 20g ground almonds 30g caster sugar 80g unsalted butter, cold and diced ½-1tbsp cold water 100g California Prunes, finely chopped 15g chopped mixed peel 1tbsp orange juice 6 Amaretti biscuits, lightly crushed 6tsp lemon curd Instructions To make the pastry place the our, almonds and sugar in a food processor and blitz briefly to mix. Add the butter and blitz again until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. While the machine is running gradually add the water until...Read more

Bread making blogs and websites -top 10

2016-11-22 21:26:08

The smell, the taste, the preparation there’s something intoxicatingly irresistible about bread making. The simplest of ingredients, flower, water, sugar and yeast create a cornucopia of tastes, sometimes good old fashioned basic ingredients are exactly what we want? (more…)

Healthy fig newtons (GF)

2016-11-21 21:19:18

Healthy fig newtons (GF) Prep time 30 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 40 mins 8 ingredients, naturally sweetened no bake fig newtons with nut-date cookie dough and a simple dried fig center. An incredibly tender, delicious take on classic fig newtons. Author: Minimalist Baker Recipe type: Dessert, Snack Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free Serves: 24 Ingredients COOKIE DOUGH 1/4 cup (22.5 g) oats 1 cup (112 g) raw almonds 1 cup (100 g) raw pecans 1/4 tsp sea salt...Read more

Rosemary Shrager’s rich California prune and fruit loaf

2016-05-22 20:03:23

Rosemary Shrager's rich California prune and fruit loaf Ingredients: • 460g strong flour • 1/8 tsp salt • 60g butter • 60g sugar • 2 eggs • 1 egg-yolk • 100-200 ml water • 42g fresh yeast • 500g CaliforniaPrunes diced • 110g walnuts, chopped • 30g ginger stem, chopped • 700gsultanas steeped overnight in water • 1 dessertspoon glycerine (optional to increase shelf life &moisture) Instructions: Oven 220°C Put the flour in a bowl, rub the butter in to...Read more

California prune and cinnamon teacakes from Rosemary Shrager

2016-03-19 09:19:25

ROSEMARY SHRAGER’S CALIFORNIA PRUNE AND CINNAMON TEACAKES Ingredients: • 450g strong white flour • 80g butter (room temperature) • 15g fresh yeast • 100ml milk, tepid • 100ml water • 50g soft brown caster sugar • 5g salt • 1 dessertspoon cinnamon • 130g California Prunes • 50g orange peel • 1 egg for glazing Instructions: First put the flour into a bowl, rub in the butter to resemble breadcrumbs, now add the fresh yeast and crumble in. Add the...Read more

California Prune Rainbow Cake

2016-03-16 20:52:43

California Prune Rainbow Cake Serves 14-16 Preparation time: 30-40min Cooking time: 45min Ingredients: 210g Chopped California Prunes 100g California Prune Pur?e 420g plain flour 360g caster sugar 6 teaspoon baking powder 400g unsalted butter 390ml whole milk 3 medium eggs + 3 egg yolks 195g Greek yoghurt 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt Food gel - colour of choice 125g icing sugar + extra to dust Edible flowers to decorate Instructions: Pre-heat the oven to 170?C. Place the...Read more

Stilton cheese and Fenland celery parcels

Stilton cheese and Fenland celery parcels Flaky pastry encases a delectable filling of potato, Stilton cheese and diced Fenland celery, these pasties make for a perfect midweek family supper, as well as being wonderful packed up and eaten ‘al fresco’ as a Bonfire Night warmer. Suitable for freezing. Serves: 6 Preparation Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 30-35 mins What you'll need 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced 1 tsp English mustard powder 200g Stilton cheese, crumbled 4 sticks Fenland celery,...Read more