Desserts

Cakes, Desserts, Fruit, Tips

Mini apple, pear and walnut cakes

There are so many recipes for apple cake and all giving different flavours, textures and appearances.This recipe has a very fruity filling and can be served as a cake or a dessert.  A light and moist cake this recipe can be made as a large cake but I like to make individual cakes as they...

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Banana Citrus Cake with an Orange Drizzle

This is a great way to use up even the blackest of bananas. It only works well when the bananas are overripe. You can also use any bananas that have been popped in the freezer for later use and to make the cake in speedy time you can squeeze the oranges ahead and put the juice in the freezer...

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Fruit Bread and Banana Pudding

With all the talk about food waste, I find my biggest potential waste is bananas! You can only eat so much banana bread or banana muffins. This recipe is versatile and as well as using up bananas, you can replace the fruit bread with brioche, croissant, panettone, currant buns or gluten-free...

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Cidered Apple and Pear Sauce Cake

Living in Dorset and near to the Devon border, Apple cake is on offer in most tearooms and cafes. There are so many different versions- some with apple on top and some with it folded into the cake. With a wonderful selection of local ciders in Dorset and neighbouring Somerset, I find myself...

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Cakes, Desserts, Fruit

Brioche and Blueberry Cake

 A great way to use up any leftover brioche. You can use chocolate brioche which goes really well with raspberries as well as blueberries.  You can prepare the cake ahead and leave in the fridge until ready to cook. As the brioche absorbs the liquid , it might need a bit more cream to...

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