chocolate cream

chocolate cream

chocolate cream
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Servings Prep Time
12 5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Servings Prep Time
12 5 min
Cook Time
10 min
chocolate cream
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Servings Prep Time
12 5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Servings Prep Time
12 5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Ingredients
Servings:
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Lemon and Orange cream filling

Lemon and Orange cream filling

Lemon cream filling
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Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time Passive Time
10 min 20 min
Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time Passive Time
10 min 20 min
Lemon cream filling
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Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time Passive Time
10 min 20 min
Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time Passive Time
10 min 20 min
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat mix the caster sugar, flour, orange juice, orange zest, lemon juice and the egg.
  2. Cook until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool completely
  3. when cool fold in the whipped cream.
  4. Makes enough to fill one 2 layer 23cm round layer cake
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Classic jam roly poly

Classic jam roly poly

Classic jam roly poly
This delicious pudding will bring back all of your childhood memories. Feel free to use any flavour jam you prefer. It’s the perfect winter comfort food. Serve with lashings of fresh custard.

Classic jam roly poly
Classic jam roly poly
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Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 min
Cook Time
35 min
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 min
Cook Time
35 min
Classic jam roly poly
Classic jam roly poly
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Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 min
Cook Time
35 min
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 min
Cook Time
35 min
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  3. Stir in suet and enough water to create a soft, but not sticky dough.
  4. On a floured surface, roll dough into a 20x30cm rectangle. Brush with jam, leaving a 1-2cm border all around.
  5. Brush the border with egg wash. Roll the dough into a loose roll, starting at the short side. Pinch the ends to seal.
  6. Transfer to prepared baking tray seam side down. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Serve hot with fresh custard.
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Easy Fruit Cake

fruit cake

Easy Fruit Cake

fruit cake
Fruit Cake
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Servings Prep Time
8 15 min
Cook Time
1 hour
Servings Prep Time
8 15 min
Cook Time
1 hour
fruit cake
Fruit Cake
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Servings Prep Time
8 15 min
Cook Time
1 hour
Servings Prep Time
8 15 min
Cook Time
1 hour
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Rub the butter into the flour until it looks like fine breadcrumbs, add sugar and dried fruit and mixed spice, if using
  2. Add egg and milk to make a soft dropping consistency.
  3. Put into lined 2 lb loaf tin or 6" round cake tin. Sprinkle demerara sugar over the top and pat down with the back of a spoon (this gives a nice crunchy top) and bake for approximately 1 to 1 1/4 hours in a preheated oven at 180 C / 160 C fan / Gas 4 until a skewer comes out clean.
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pancakes

pancakes in ellesmere port

pancakes

Served with sugar and lemon or your favourite topping these pancakes are a favourite on Pancake Day or anytime.

pancakes in ellesmere port
pancakes
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Servings Prep Time
4 to 6 people 5 min
Cook Time
4 min
Servings Prep Time
4 to 6 people 5 min
Cook Time
4 min
pancakes in ellesmere port
pancakes
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Servings Prep Time
4 to 6 people 5 min
Cook Time
4 min
Servings Prep Time
4 to 6 people 5 min
Cook Time
4 min
Ingredients
Servings: people
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Choux pastry

Choux pastry in ellesmere port

Choux pastry

This is a basic choux pastry recipe for eclairs or profiteroles. It will make enough for a 20cm (8 inch) choux ring or 5 – 6 choux buns.

Choux pastry in ellesmere port
Choux pastry
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Choux pastry
Servings Prep Time
6 people 15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Servings Prep Time
6 people 15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Choux pastry in ellesmere port
Choux pastry
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Choux pastry
Servings Prep Time
6 people 15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Servings Prep Time
6 people 15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Put the butter and 150 ml (5 fl oz) water in a saucepan. Heat gently until the butter has melted, then bring to the boil
  2. As soon as the water boils, remove the pan from the heat and quickly tip in the flour all at once. Beat with a wooden spoon until the ingredients bind together into a dough.
  3. Return the pan to a low heat and continue to beat until the dough is a smooth, dry ball in the centre of the pan.
  4. Allow to cool for 2–3 minutes, then gradually beat in the eggs to make a smooth, shiny paste. Beat vigourously. Use straightaway, as directed in the recipe.
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Yorkshire pud mix

Simplest Yorkshire pud mix in ellesmere port

Simplest Yorkshire pud mix

Simplest Yorkshire pud mix in ellesmere port
Yorkshire pud mix
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Simplest Yorkshire pud mix
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Simplest Yorkshire pud mix in ellesmere port
Yorkshire pud mix
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Simplest Yorkshire pud mix
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Ingredients
Servings: muffins
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Oil pudding tins.
  2. Take a coffee mug
  3. Crack eggs into cup until full (how many eggs depends on how big your cup is)
  4. Fill same cup to top with flour
  5. Fill same cup to top with milk
  6. Mix all together until no lumps
  7. Put into oven for 20 to 25 min
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Lemon drizzle muffins

Lemon drizzle muffins in ellesmere port

Lemon drizzle muffins

Lemon drizzle muffins in ellesmere port
Lemon drizzle muffins
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Lemon drizzle muffins
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Lemon drizzle muffins in ellesmere port
Lemon drizzle muffins
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Lemon drizzle muffins
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Ingredients
sponge
Lemon drizzle
Servings: muffins
Instructions
  1. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients.
  3. In another bowl, beat the egg, yoghurt, butter and lemon juice. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Take care not to overmix.
  4. Fill muffin cases 2/3 full. Bake at 200 C / Gas 6 for 20-24 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes; leave muffins in tin. Using a skewer, poke 6-8 holes in each muffin.
  6. In a saucepan, combine the lemon drizzle ingredients. Cook and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Spoon over warm muffins.
  7. For an added extra take 500ml of double cream and grate a lemon zest into it, wip it up and pipe onto muffins, decorate with slice of lemon
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Oat Blueberry Muffins

Oat Blueberry Muffins in ellesmere port

A moist and tender blueberry muffin made with oats and flour. They last long and you can also freeze them

Oat Blueberry Muffins in ellesmere port
Oat Blueberry Muffins
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Oat Blueberry Muffins in ellesmere port
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Oat Blueberry Muffins in ellesmere port
Oat Blueberry Muffins
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Oat Blueberry Muffins in ellesmere port
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings Prep Time
12 muffins 5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Instructions
  1. pre heat oven to 220 C / Gas 7
  2. Combine oats, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Mix in milk, egg, and oil; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Fold in blueberries.
  5. Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full.
  6. Bake at 220 C / Gas 7 for 20 to 25 minutes.
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Foolproof sponge cake

Foolproof sponge cake in ellesmere port

Foolproof sponge cake

This is the perfect cake for celebrations . It is a stiff cake with a moist texture so perfect for carving and novelty cakes. Wonderful with jam and buttercream or just left and covered with marzipan/icing, this cake is so versatile you can pretty much do anything with it! It will never curdle and is so simple and never fails to always tastes perfect!

Foolproof sponge cake in ellesmere port
Foolproof sponge cake
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sponge cake
Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time
1.5 hours
Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time
1.5 hours
Foolproof sponge cake in ellesmere port
Foolproof sponge cake
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sponge cake
Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time
1.5 hours
Servings Prep Time
12 people 15 min
Cook Time
1.5 hours
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. pre-heat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Grease and line (or grease and flour) a 20cm (8 in) square or round tin and set aside.
  2. Sieve flour into large mixing bowl, add all other ingredients and mix with electric mixer on slow speed until all ingredients are blended, then increase to fast speed and mix for another 2 or so minutes, when you have a smooth batter (it will be quite thick/stiff).
  3. Pour into already prepared tin, place in centre of oven and cook for about 1 hour 15 mins to 1 hour 30 mins; test with skewer if it comes out clean cake is done.
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