fifteens Fifteen cake recipe Northern Ireland

Recipe: Fifteens (tray bake)

Inspired by a recent trip to Belfast where we had a reminder of how good Fifteen Cake (or simply Fifteens) is, I decided to make some myself.  It seems like everyone in Northern Ireland loves Fifteens but I didn't even know of its existence until about 7 yrs ago when we gained some Northern Irish

Courgette tea loaf recipe

Recipe: Courgette Tea Loaf

Perfect for an afternoon get together with friends It's courgette season so you might be lucky enough to find courgettes cheap in the supermarket.   One way of using them is in cake!  You wouldn't bat an eyelid at carrot cake so why not try courgette cake too?  For a green vegetable it's maybe not the

Dr oetker pud in a mug Wimbledon recipe

Recipe: Wimbledon Pud in a Mug

Wimbledon is here and delicious strawberries are in the shops so what better time to make a quick and simple pudding. This summery pudding recipe has a sweet sponge base and is covered in a delicious cream topping, topped with bright red strawberries 😍 Super quick and easy to make, so quick you could probably

recipe teapigs raw matcha fudge one

Recipe: Raw Matcha Coconut Fudge

Matcha is more than just hipster green tea. It's a delicious ingredient to cook with as can be seen in "The Book of Matcha" by Teapigs.  You can bake with it, cook savoury meals and it can be added to a variety of recipes due to its powder nature.  This recipe for Raw Matcha Coconut

Easy baked Alaska recipe

Recipe: Easy Baked Alaska

If there's anything remotely 1970's on a menu I'm in there. Be it prawn cocktail, Black Forest gateaux or even a snowball cocktail.  After our recent visit to Blythswood Square Hotel for Sunday Lunch I had to have a go at making this classic. I remember my dad successfully making this many years ago. What

Autumnal Victoria Sponge with Blackberries & Spiced Cream photography credit Richard Hill

Recipe: Victoria Sponge with Blackberries and Spiced Cream from Hairy Bikers

Many thanks to the Hairy Bikers, Comic Relief and HomeSense for sharing this recipe for blackberry victoria sponge cake.  A classic cake which has been given a twist with spiced cream and blackberries.  It's easy to make and tasty as well, so ideal for making and taking to work to share out or sell some

Grahams dairy pancake day recipes

Flora Shedden pancake ideas from Graham’s Dairy

Quirky pancakes for pancake day This Shrove Tuesday, Graham’s the Family Dairy have created some weird and wonderful pancakes. How about olive and white chocolate? tuna and orange?  or peanut butter and curry powder? Graham’s ambassador and Great British Bake Off star, Flora Shedden, has whipped up a basic recipe for the perfect pancake as

Panini grill peanut butter banana quesadilla recipe

Recipe: Peanut Butter and Banana Quesadillas

I'm always looking for something to nibble on that doesn't take forever to make and this quick semi-healthy dessert/snack/indulgence suits me well as the recipe has all my favourite ingredients - carbs, fat and sugar! Or as they are usually known: wheat tortilla, peanut butter and banana. All heated up so warm and gooey and mmmmm...

Bonne maman Valentine's cake

Recipe: Bonne Maman Valentine’s Chocolate Cake

Is there anything more romantic than getting something home-made? A card? Dinner? or this cake?  Bonne Maman have this delicious cake recipe which I had to share, chocolate, raspberries and with a healthy secret ingredient - beetroot!   [amd-yrecipe-recipe:70]  

Craft & Harbour - Tipsy Laird Puddin'

Recipe: Tipsy Laird

Tipsy Laird Pudding will go well with your Burns Night celebrations, or any night when you fancy a cheeky pudding.  This one has a pub flourish being served in a pint glass.  That's the bonus of Tipsy laird, it can be as fancy looking as you want.  Simple ingredients of sponge, Drambuie, cream and delicious