Desserts

Desserts

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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Cakes, Desserts

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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Cakes, Desserts

Meringues

How many times do you have a recipe that uses egg yolks and you are left with egg whites? Obvious choose – make some meringues….. but do i want some now? Have I got the time to make them? Ok. So pop them into a clean and dry container, label the quantity and pop into the freezer for...

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Cakes, Desserts

Chocolate Spread and Peanut Butter Brownie

  Have you got some peanut butter sitting in the cupboard that needs using up? Whether its smooth or nutty you can use it to make a squidgy brownie. You use less sugar to make this brownie – which is what normally gives it that lovely crust- as the chocolate spread and peanut butter...

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