Posts in the Category: Puddings

Pâte Sablée and Crème Pâtissière with Autumn raspberries

Posted in - Puddings on October 31st 2016 0 Comments img_20161027_1330041

Autumn raspberries put to good use. Admittedly this is a bit of a faff, but the component parts can be made in advance, and assembled last minute.  I have Leiths to thank for the recipes, having had a moment of remembering the most delicate biscuit I have made.  Definitely worth the trip.

Pâte Sablée
285g plain flour
a …

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Canadian Zucchini and Cinnamon Bake

Posted in - Bake & Breakfast & Puddings & Tea Time on September 4th 2016 0 Comments 20160902_164155[1]

We were given this delicious cake/bread in church in Canada 6 hours north of Montreal, off the St Lawrence River, where only during the summer its doors are opened with a visiting vicar.  Someone brings in something delicious each week and this is one of them.  Whether a churchgoer or not, yummies and ‘cook outs’ …

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Posted in - Bake & Puddings on October 26th 2015 0 Comments IMG_1370[1]

Not long left for blackberry picking!  Crumble is not always my forte even though it must be one of the simplest things.  Thanks to an article in the paper, I have mastered the art of a good crumble topping.

Ingredients
Fruit
650g apples, chopped
3 handfuls of blackberries
60g brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Topping
200g unsalted butter
250g demerara sugar
100g plain flour
100g oats
100g …

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread and Butter Pudding

Posted in - Bake & Puddings on October 20th 2015 0 Comments IMG_1375[1]

Delicious, indulgent, comforting with interest added via cinnamon.

Ingredients
400mls full fat milk
100g dark chocolate, broken up
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
butter for the bread
4 slices country bread
2 tbsp demerara sugar

Serves 6
1.   Put the milk, chocolate and cinnamon in a pan over a medium heat.
2.  While it is melting, separate 2 eggs, (put …

Devonshire Splits

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Recipes on May 29th 2015 0 Comments IMG_9434[1]

or Chudleighs, the derivation of which is unknown.  There are also Cornish splits which are larger.  I made these for book no.2’s photoshoot which was not done brilliantly, but  not bad for an amateur.  My brother came in and immediately ate about 3 of these!  They are extremely rich, very delicious and a little like …

Florentines

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Sweeties on February 16th 2015 0 Comments Florentines

I briefly gave cookery demonstrations in 2012 and  in searching for my Florentine recipe, found I had not put them on this blog.  So here they are.  As delicious as we all know they are but with a twist of roasted almonds.  This happened by a mistake because I meant to skin them, found that …