Recipe Index

This is the place to see at a glance all of the recipes which have been shared on Only Crumbs Remain.  Every recipe is vegetarian and if a dish classically uses an animal based product, such as gelatin, then a vegetarian alternative will have been tried and tested. 
All of the recipes have been subdivided into relevant categories.  As desserts and sweet bakes are my passion and dominate the site, those categories lead in the recipe index.  Savoury light meals and main dishes follow on from the sweet bakes.  Bringing up the rear are jams & chutneys and confectionery.  Do feel free to scroll through,  and click on any recipe which takes your fancy.
 

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Desserts

 These homemade strawberry yogurt lollies are super refreshing and a doddle to make.  In fact it's a great child friendly recipe (though some supervision may be needed depending upon the age and skill of the child).  Containing fresh strawberries, yogurt and just a small amount of added refined sugar, these homemade lollies are a great guilt free summer time treat.   Flavoured with the popular combination of raspberry & white chocolate, these individual trifles are not only elegant and eye catching but are also a perfect dessert for dinner parties.  They're ideal regardless of the number of guests. With a classic flavour combination, this Pear and Almond Tart not only looks inviting but also tastes amazing too.  The frangipane tart was glazed with a little apricot jam to produce a wonderful sheen.     Apple rose tarts are eye catching, resembling a pretty bouquet of roses.  They're just as delicious as any apple pie  This delicious and eye catching dessert is perfect when hosting a dinner party not least because it is super easy to make, looks and tastes amazing, but needs to be made a few hours ahead of time allowing you to be the perfect attentive host!    This easy to make luxurious chocolate orange dessert would be perfect for Valentine's Day, date night, or on those ocassions when you feel the need for a delicious chocolate pudding.  This charmingly rustic galette (also known as a free-form pie) makes great use of left over sweet mincemeat.  The mixture is bulked out with apple which contains no additional sugar. This easy dessert, with creamy cheesecake like curds, colourful berries and contrasting texture courtesy of the almond crumble, is a traditional Indian dessert and certainly one to try. A delicious classic French layerd gateau dessert, consisting of daquoise, buttercream, ganache and a whole heap of nuts This delicious traditional Brazilian dessert is easily made with just four store cupboard ingredients and is packed with coconut flavour. This traditional dessert was enhanced with the introduction of thyme into the pastry, a flavour which works really well with lemon. The classic flavour combination of chocolate and cherry was used in this British classic, Bakewell Tart. With its pastry base, layer of cherry jam, almond frangipane and chocolate feathering to the icing, you'll certainly have people coming back for seconds! These beautiful and tasty sweet filled Yorskshire Puddings make a lovely change to the usual savoury filling.  Post contains a 'how to' video. With slightly sharp & juicy bilberries, creamy custard, and crumbly crumble all housed in a sweet pastry case, this fabulously delicious bake not only combines two popular desserts but also contains all of the seasonal flavours and textures you might want in one bite! The three flavours in these Individual Apricot & Orange Frangipane Tarts work deliciously well together.  The pastry plait / braid applied to the edge of the tart really adds to that 'eat me' invitation. Strawberry & Basil Pavlova made with a Swiss meringue and filled with macerated strawberries which are enhanced with a few basil leaves Inspired by the classic Icecream, this baked Neapolitan Cheesecake consists of the three flavours layered upon a biscuit base. This recipe for Individual Queen of Puddings, is a historic bake and easy to make. Traditional Yorkshire Curd Tart recipe made with homemade curds These mini trifle cakes are made with distinctive layers of light, fluffy sponge, flavoursome jelly, creamy custard and cream.  They make a perfect addition to any afternoon tea or family get-together. The flavours of this rhubarb and ginger crumble complement one another perfectly.  This traditional dessert is perfect served with custard or ice cream. Made with Christmas Pudding, this delicious ice cream is a great way of using up any left overs you may have this festive season. This modern take on the traditional trifle not only looks good but tastes good too.  Guests will love the free standing nature of this firm trifle and the sparkles emanating from the edible glitter!   Inspired by the classic dessert, this ice cream is incredibly delicous, with chunks of apple in a toffee sauce and crumble pieces combined in the custard based ice cream. Filled with a striking purple filling, this blackberry meringue pie recipe is an eye catching and tasty take on the classic lemon version. This beautiful version of the humble rice pudding, sees the classic mixed with a crème legere and  hides a compote of blackberry and apple within.  It's certainly dinner party worthy! A rich, creamy & flavoursome baked cheesecake which contains a hidden layer of seasonal fruit.  The white chocolate mixture is layered up with a fresh bilberry mixture which brings a lovely colour contrast and extra flavour to this well loved dessert. This delicious dessert, made using the classic flavour combination of peaches & raspberries, is made egg-free through the use of aquafaba. This traditional Asian dessert is delcious having been made with a few staple ingredients of carrots, cream, sugar, flaked almonds and cardamom. This easy to make dessert, a speciality dish of the Limousin region in France, sees the fresh cherries soaked in kirsch before being baked in an easy batter.  This refreshing icecream requires no churning.  The yoghurt base makes it a healthier option than a cream based frozen dessert.  This summery dessert is made with a quick baked meringue. It is rolled up with double cream, mascerated strawberries & basil - two flavours which work together beautifully. This delicious dessert sees the flavour and aroma of the peaches come alive when griddled.  It is served with mascerated strawberries and basil, three flavours which compliment one another well. Although this regional bake is classically made with curds, it can also be made with cottage cheese, as with this recipe.  The pastry case is filled with a mixture of cottage cheese, raisins, mixed spice and eggs and results in a delicious easy to make bake.




 

Patisserie and Pastries

This recipe for raspberry & white chocolate tarts has a white chocolate ganache draped invitingly over the fruit, & the classic flavour combination is finished with a sprinkling of freeze dried raspberries.  They're as delicious as they are aesthetically pleasing.      With a classic flavour combination, this Pear and Almond Tart not only looks inviting but also tastes amazing too.  The frangipane tart was glazed with a little apricot jam to produce a wonderful sheen.    These Raspberry & White Chocolate Meringue Kisses are as delicious as they are pretty, combining a popular flavour combination which works so well accompanied with meringues.    Apple rose tarts are eye catching, resembling a pretty bouquet of roses.  They're just as delicious as any apple pie  Based on the classic Mont Blanc dessert, these small & dainty meringue sandwiches include chocolate, chestnuts and cream to create a moreish homemade treat perfect for the party season. These delicious mince pies with a frangipane crust are a perfect alternative bake to the pastry rich, double crust pies usually enjoyed around Christmas time. These small individual fruit tarts are amazingly delicious with the creamy creme patisserie countering the sharp taste of the beautiful red currants.  Perfect for the festive season. A delicious classic French layerd gateau dessert, consisting of daquoise, buttercream, ganache and a whole heap of nuts These homemade Danish Pastries were shaped into a 'flower'' and topped with a classic autumn flavour combination of blackberry and apple. Post contains a 'how to video'. These homemade Danish Pastries were shaped into a 'diamond' and topped with the wonderful flavour combination of fig, goats' cheese and honey.  Post contains a 'how to video'. These dainty fruit tarts, made with a sweet pastry and finished with a lattice crust, are perfect for afternoon tea. With slightly sharp & juicy bilberries, creamy custard, and crumbly crumble all housed in a sweet pastry case, this fabulously delicious bake not only combines two popular desserts but also contains all of the seasonal flavours and textures you might want in one bite! Bavarian Slices, with raspberries. With flaky puff pastry, creamy custard, sharp raspberries & sweet icing, this Bavarian Slice is certainly a delicious teatime treat. Date Slice is a lovely tasty treat, which is not only easy to make but packed with nutrition courtesy of the dates. The three flavours in these Individual Apricot & Orange Frangipane Tarts work deliciously well together.  The pastry plait / braid applied to the edge of the tart really adds to that 'eat me' invitation. With thinly sliced apple and a dash of cinnamon rolled in a scrumptious cream cheese pastry, these apple roses are not only incredibly effective but also really delicious, making them perfect to share with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day.  Though they'd be fabulous for any occasion! Made with aquafaba, these bite sized vegan macaroons are deliciously crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.  The rich, orange flavoured, vegan chocolate ganache counters beautifully against the sweet macaron making them a 'must try'. Made with a light, flaky, pastry containing cream cheese and an enhanced sweet mincemeat filling, these small Jewish pastry treats are a true taste sensation.  Enhanced with marzipan, orange & spice these home made mince pies are an incredibly delicious traditional treat. This delicious classic lemon tart, encased in a beautiful sweet pastry, is topped with thin slices of goats' cheese before being caramelised and served. Inspired by GBBO 2015, this triple chocolate tart incorporates a layer of mango cream which breaks up the richness from the milk chocolate mousse, chocolate glaze, white chocolate decoration and the chocolate pastry beautifully! These cream horns (inspired by GBBO 2015) take their flavour combination from the classic dessert.  The horns are filled with creme patisserie, topped with a spice apple compote and finished with crumble pieces.  A bake which is definately worth the effort. These cream horns (inspired by GBBO 2015) are filled with a delicious lemon posset, with a hidden fresh raspberry within and then topped with freeze dried rapberry pieces. This beautiful & delicious bake, inspired by GBBO 2015, sees the pears stained with blackberry juice rather than the usual red wine. These delicious wafer thin biscuits are a must bake.  They are made with reversed puff pastry and flavoured with cinnamon. Made with aquafaba, these egg free meringues are sandwiched with lemon flavoured buttercream and rolled in freeze-dried raspberries This historic bake, dating back several centuries, sees the shortcrust pastry case filled with a lemon and ground alomd mixture. These gorgeous chocolate eclairs were filled with a chantilly cream which was rippled with lemon curd.




Cupcakes & Muffins

These strawberry cupcakes are a pretty, summery bake.  The inviting drizzle of dark chocolate ganache helps to counter the sweetness of the cupcake and buttercream frosting!  An easy to make beetroot and chocolate muffin style cupcake, which is just as delicious with or without the vibrant pink beetroot frosting.  These cupcakes are beautifully moist, and are punctuated with chocolate chips. These Rhubarb & Strawberry Meringue Cupcakes are a delicious and pretty twist on the classic Lemon Meringue Pie.  The slightly sharp curd filling contrasts beautifully with the sweet marshmallowy Italian meringue.  hese Easter & springtime themed cupcakes are so much fun!  They're surprisingly easy to make and would be perfect for children's parties, family get togethers and charity bake sales. The pink colour of the buttercream frosting make thesae Cherry & Alomd Cupcakes perfect for a girl's birthday, Valentine's day ....... or simply just because. Whether you're taking part in Veganuary, want to make a batch of tasty vegan cupcakes for a vegan friend or relative, or are simply intrigued by egg free and vegan cake recipes, then these easy to make vegan cupcakes, flavoured with the classic combination of chocolate and cherry, are a must try. Cookie Monster Cupcakes, are a fun and easy bake. These easy to make cupcakes use the melting method, and result in a cupcake which is light, soft & flavoursome with chocolate and a hint of Pepsi.  These easy to make muffins make great use of foraged fruit.  The bilberries, similar in appearance to blueberries, are generously packed into the bake bringing a wonderful aroma and flavour. Mint Choc-Chip Cupcakes Recipe.  These mint choc-chip cupcakes not only look pretty but taste amazing too.  Inspired by Ava, our young friend, these cupcakes were decorated with pretty pink flowers and a green 'grass' buttercream. Butterfly Buns with White Chocolate Wings.  The butterfly bun is a firm favourite at any children's party.  In this version of the classic, I have used giant white chocolate buttons which were liberally coated with sprinkles to replicate the colourful symmetrical wings. Chocolate Orange Marbled Cupcakes Recipe.  Made with a marbled Victoria sponge, filled with a chocolate orange ganache & topped with a vanilla frosting, a chocolate orange segment and drizzle, these cupcakes are perfect if you're looking for something a little bit special in a cupcake form. These Simnel Cupcakes are a perfect treat for Easter Lightly flavoured with cardamom and lemon, these easy to make mini bundt cakes are not only a scrumptious treat but are also kinder to the waistline by being noticeably smaller than a muffin sized bun! Infused with a full-bodied Russian Caravan tea and finished with a ruffle of tea flavoured buttercream and faux tea leaves in the form of a few chocolate sprinkles, these simple Victoria sponge cupcakes are packed with flavour!  Inspired by the summertime treat, these '99' styled cupcakes are baked in a flat-bottomed wafer cone.  They are topped with 'icecream' frosting, a chocolate flake and blackberry sauce. These delicious cupcakes, made with a classic Victoria Sponge, are filled with a spiced apple compote.  This is topped with a creme patisserie and crumble.  They are finished with a baked apple slice.  These delicious cupcakes use two elements which are often found together: creamy custard & sharp rhubarb.  The Victoria sponge cakes are filled with a rhubarb compote before being topped with custard.  They are finished off with a piece of roasted rhubarb. These delicious cupcakes, made with a chocolate marbled sponge & topped with a double frosting, see the classic Matchmaker used throughout the bake. A delicious Victoria sponge cupcake, packed with bluberries and lemon zest, and finished with a two-tone swirl of frosting.




Cakes

This flavoursome and aromatic strawberry & basil upside-down cake is easy to make.  The colourful pink strawberries, cooked with the cake, negates the need for any frostings.   This lemon drizzle cake, made with olive oil in place of the usual butter, is perfect for a mid-afternoon treat.  What it lacks in aesthetic qualities it makes up for with flavour and lightness.  Wow friends and family with this chocolate orange magic cake, a tray bake style bake, which is equally delicious as it is interesting.  Magic cakes are relatively easy to make, using one batter to produce a cake with three layers.   This delicate genoise cake recipe marries the classic flavour combination of rhubarb and custard, teaming it with orange for extra deliciousness.  It produces a wonderfully delicious light sponge cake which is perfect for sharing over afternoon tea.        These 6 easy to make fondant Christmas characters & shapes make great toppers for cakes, large and small.  They can easily be customised to your own ideas and are great fun to create as a family activity. These mini Christmas Cakes are perfect as a edible gift at Christmas time, or as part of a delicious homemade food hamper. With warming fragrant spice, crowd pleasing chocolate and naturally sweet & nutritious pears, this delicious recipe for pear cake is perfect for the chillier autumn months.  Finishing this seasonal cake with sliced pears, a glaze of apricot jam and a little chocolate ganache removes the temptation to laden it with a sugary frosting.    . The dainty size of this classic bake makes them a quick and pretty bake. These are filled with raspberry jam and Chantilly cream. This flavoursome lemon and thyme flavoured Savarin cake is topped with white chocolate & mascapone frosting, lemon & thyme curd, candid lemon slices and completed with spun sugar spirals.  Savarin is a light yeasted cake which once cooked is soaked with flavoured sugar syrup. These GBBO inspired lime jaffa cakes made a lovely change to the classic orange flavour.  The fat-free sponge is topped with a vegetarian lime flavoured jelly disc before being coated with lime flavoured chocolate! Perfect for the coming colder months, this easy to make beer cake is low in fat & packed with flavour courtesy of the dates, walnuts, spices and stout.    . This Chocolate & Strawberry Drip Cake is my first attempt at this popular design.  It is made with a trple layer vanilla victoria sponge cake, covered with vanilla buttercream frosting before being decorated with chocolate ganache, chocolate shards, chocolate dipped strawberries and dehydrated strawberries. This light and refreshing cake is made with a genoise sponge which is filled with a lemon mousse.  The mousse, being free of raw eggs, is suitable for young children, the elderly and those who may be convalescing having been made with aquafaba. This chocolate orange bundt cake which incorporates mashed sweet potato in the batter truly is delicious and light.  Made with a relatively small quantity of refined sugar, the sweet potato adds a little extra sweetness as well as bringing vitamins and minerals to the baked treat.  It's deinitely one to try! Made from a raspberry & white chocolate triple layered cake, smothered in a white chocolate & mascarpone frosting, illusion cakes (also known as anti gravity cakes) are a lot easier to assemble than you may realise. A delicious and light Genoise sponge cake, filled with cream and an apple & cinnamon compote. Made using the boiling method, this easy to make rich fruit cake is packed with flavour even though it is nut and alcohol free. This delicious carrot cake is moist & light having had meringue folded through it.  Although it doesn't contain the usualy walnuts, it is packed with flavour and stores well. These individual cakes are delicious and moist having been infused with a lemon solution.  They are topped with candied lemon zest. This cake is a lot easier to make than it may appear.  The chocolate orange marbled sponge cake is sandwiched with orange curd before being coated with a white chocolate ganache frosting.  Chocolate orange segments were used for the collar work. Made using the melting method, this cake is packed with flavour and is really easy to make.




Tray Bakes

 These coffee & walnut brownies are soft, squidgy and punctuated with healthy walnuts.  The classic flavour combination is teamed with lots of delicious chocolate in this brownie recipe.  They're the perfect bake when time is limited and the comfort of chocolate is needed.    Wow friends and family with this chocolate orange magic cake, a tray bake style bake, which is equally delicious as it is interesting.  Magic cakes are relatively easy to make, using one batter to produce a cake with three layers.   This brownie recipe is a delicious & indulgent way of creating something new with sweet mincemeat, and a great way of using up half a jar of the seasonal fruity mixture which may be lurking in the back of the fridge! The hidden rolo found within these soft & fudgey brownies make this bake a big success. These unusual sounding brownies are definitely worth a try, family & friends will never guess they contain blackbeans! They are delicious & healthy and are free of refined sugar and flour.  GBBO 2015 inspired. With a buttery shortbread base, and a zesty lime curd topping which provides an almost meringue like crust once baked, this easy to make tray-bake is a must bake!




Biscuits & Cookies

These delicious homemade shortbread biscuits, flavoured with lemon zest, are a lot of fun & would make a lovely gift for that special someone on Valentine's Day! This GBBO inspired springtime gingerbread scene contains birds, hares and a blossom tree alongside a house, people and cat. These delicious wafer thin biscuits are a must bake.  They are made with reversed puff pastry and flavoured with cinnamon. These homemade biscuits are a delicious take on the classic shop bought version.  The lightly spiced fig filled is encased in a lovely short pastry. Packed full of healthy cranberries and oat, these easy to make cookies are deliciously chewy on the inside and slightly crisp on the outer side. These lovely light biscuits, flavoured with ground almonds, are perfect served alongside desserts or just with a pot of tea.




Healthy Snacks

Containing no added sugar or fat, these energy balls are a healthy snack when the munchies arrive.  They are very easily made from store cupboard ingredients. These delicious energy balls, easily made from store cupboard ingredients, contain no added sugar or fat making them perfect for snacking upon when the munchies hit. Made with fresh vegetables, these three dips of carrot and almond dip; romanesco cauliflower dip; and salad leaves, pea and feta dip, are as delicious as they are colourful!  They'd make an easy and healthy addition to any party or movie night.




  Sweet & Savoury Bread

A delicious bread which is perfect for tearing and sharing.  It's straightforward to make and can easily be adjusted to your own specific herb preference.  This no knead focaccia bread hardly requires any effort, allowing time to do the hard work.  It results in a delicious and flavoursome bread which is perfect for sharing. This no knead bread is easy to make, and as the title suggests it requires no kneading!  This spelt and quinoa loaf may not be much to look at with its rustic appearance and ragged crust, but what it lacks in the looks department it certainly makes up for in flavour.   Not only does it slice neatly, toast well and make a great sandwich, it is also packed with numerous health benefits too. This traditional German bread, packed with fruit and marzipan, is often bought over the Christmas period.  It's straight forward to make and is certainly a treat not to miss out on! These blackberry & white chocolate iced fingers take advantage of the abundance of wild blackberries available for picking in autumn, with the blackberry jam and icing.  They are filled with a white chocolate ganache which has been whipped to bring lightness to the mixture. These barm brack iced fingers are packed with flavour from the tea soaked fruit and the inclusion of a little spice.  They are finished with plain water icing. These homemade pitta breads are made with a gluten free bread mix.  GBBO 2015 inspired. This quick and easy bread is packed with colour and flavour from the sun dried tomatoes, mature cheddar and basil.  In just over 30 minutes you will be rewarded with a yeast free bread which is versatile, being great served with a traditional chilli, pasta or as part of a packed lunch. Inspired by GBBO 2015, these homemade baguettes are delicious and one for the keen bread maker to try. This delicious enriched bread is traditionally made in Jewish households.  It is shaped into a five strand braid.  Often known as quick breads, soda breads are easy to make providing you with a loaf of delicious bread in no time at all.




Savoury Dishes



Light Meals

A delicious, hearty & nutritious soup containing chunks of vegetarian bacon alongside tomatoes & lentils. These delicious vegetarian sausage rolls are perfect for a fun picnic or even a buffet over the festive period with loved ones. These mini tarts are easy to make and perfect when entertaining.  The cooked pastry cases are filled with caramelised onion chutney and a simple cheese sauce before being topped with breadcrumbs and more cheese and flashed under the grill. Asparagus works really well in these individual vegetarian muffins alongside the faux ham, egg and cheese. Consisting of starchy rice, earthy mushrooms and stringy mozzarella, these scrumptious and easy to make risotto croquettes (arancini) are just perfect for using up any excess risotto you may have. A quirky take on the classic, this version is made using a vegetarian faux ham, housed in a muffin tin with egg, white sauce and cheese to make a perfect delicious portable snack when out & about.  The crispy quinoa crust surrounding these vegetaraian arancini (risotto balls) contrasts well against the soft starchy risotto as well as bringing extra nutrition to the meal.  The garlic butter within adds extra flavour. A nutritious, healthy and satisfying warm salad, which is easy to pull together, consisting of roasted butternut squash, goats' cheese & quinoa. This nutritious, delicious and easy soup, made with butternut squash and other root vegetables, is made a little quirky by serving it in a hollowed out squash!   With a quail's egg at the centre and surrounded with a vegetable mixture largely consisting of spinach, these vegetarian scotch eggs are perfect for a picnic, buffet or light lunch. An easy, delicious and warm salad, which includes sauted asparagus, coddled (baked) egg and croutons.  It's a must make when asparagus is in season!




  Main Meals

With a wonderful earthy flavour, this vegan beetroot & lentil pie recipe produces a delicious, colourful and nutritious meal which is perfect served with vegetables and potatoes or a simple salad.   Homity Pie is a simple, homely, and nutritious bake just like a great big hug in pie form!  It is a vegetarian open pie packed with potatoes, spring onions, leeks, and cheese, and is delicious served either with a green salad or a medley of your favourite vegetables.    A tasty & easy to make vegetarian savoury plait, which is packed with a variety of vegetable proteins.  It is delicious served both warm as a main meal with a medley of vegetables or cold in a buffet spread. These individual vegetarian pies are inspired by the Lancashire hotpot.  The straightforward hotwater crust pastry is filled with layers of potato, quorn and carrot & swede mash. Filling these wonderful Yorkshire Puddings is this flavoursome and easy to make ratatouille.  They're wonderful served alongside a few new potatoes and perhaps a couple of vegetarian sausages. These savoury pasties are baked rather than deep fried so are a healthier take on the traditional Risoles de Palmito.  They're absolutely delicious. These wonderful vegetarian savoury open cheese tarts, made from Wensleydale cheese, are easy to make with a few store cupboard ingredients. Made with a quorn meat substitute, these delicious and easy to make individual chicken and leek pies are housed in a hot water crust pastry shell. This pasta & mushroom dish, baked in a paper bag, is an easy to prepare meal which will entertain your guests with a hint of theatre. A delicious & straightforward homemade pizza.  The base is made from spelt flour before being topped with sheep's cheese and succulent strips of  yellow pepper.  Roasted butternut squash stuffed with beetroot, shallots & sweet chestnuts and finished with a pastry lid provides a delicious meat free option for vegetarian guests this Christmas time. This lancashire cheese & onion pie is made with a regional cheese and is packed with flavour and comfort courtesy of the 'double' crust. Made with hot water crust pastry, this delicious vegetarian alternative to a game pie, is sure to satisfy even the most carnivorous diner! (inspired by GBBO 2015) These nutritious individual savoury tarts are made with a wholemeal pastry, and filled with a butterbean puree before being topped with sauted sliced carrot. This homemade pizza is absolutely delicious having been topped with roasted butternut squash which works incredibly well with goats' cheese. This homemade pizza is made from scratch.  It is topped with full of flavour feta cheese and vegetarian basil pesto. Made with a vegetarian hotwater crust pastry, these hand raises pies hold a quail egg at their centre and aree surrounded with a spinach mixture.  They're prefect for a picnic, buffet or a family meal. This easy to make salad is filling, packed with nutrition and flavour. These individual savoury tarts are delicious, making great use of seasonal asparagus. Made with Quorn pieces and a mixture of vegetables, these vegetarian 'pork' pies are a must try. An easy to make & filling pasta dish.  This recipe uses tinned spinach cutting the preparation time down substantially. If you fancy a change from the usual lasagne and cannelloni, then give this baked pasta dish a try.  It's packed with nutrition and flavour and tastes far yummier than the image suggests!




Jams, Chutneys and other Preserves 

This fabulous homemade lemon curd is easy to make and rewards you with a delicious preserve which is wonderful spread on toast and used in a number of cakes and other bakes. This homemade orange curd is easy to make and contains far less refined sugar than it's cousin lemon curd.  It rewards you with a delicious preserve which is wonderful spread on toast and used in a number of cakes and other bakes.




Homemade Confectionery

 Filled with a coffee flavoured chocolate ganache, these Coffee Cream Chocolates pack a punch!  They're the perfect homemade gift for any coffee lover!   Like all confectionery, this homemade Strawberry & Vanilla Fudge recipe makes the perfect edible gift.  It's packed with yummy naughtiness, and is actually straightforward to make! This homemade Coffee & Walnut Fudge recipe is far from shy and retiring.  It's robust, packed with flavour, and the coffee flavour cuts through the sweetness of the confectionery beautifully.  It's a great alternative fudge flavour!    This Double Chocolate Fudge recipe produces a delicious melt in the mouth confectionery.  The addition of mini eggs not only makes it a perfect recipe for Easter treats, but also introduces a fun pop of colour and a wonderful contrast in texture.  These handmade Hazelnut Noisette Chocolates with their rich milk chocolate hazelnut ganache encased in a tempered milk chocolate shell are the perfect edible gift.       These handmade hazelnut & caramel chocolates were just the ticket for celebrations, birthdays or just to say thank you!   This delicious homemade fudge, with its two tone colour scheme, is flavoured with almond extract, toasted flaked almonds and cherries.  It is reminiscent of the classic Bakewell Tart, though in the form of fudge!. Packed with Christmas flavours of cranberries, cinnamon, mixed spice & orange, this delicious Christmas fudge is finished with holly sprinkles to make a pretty and edible homemade gift for loved ones. This pretty and delicious homemade fudge is perfect packaged up as a gift for loved ones or offered to guests as party nibbles. These 6 easy to make fondant Christmas characters & shapes make great toppers for cakes, large and small.  They can easily be customised to your own ideas and are great fun to create as a family activity. Made in the traditional way with store cupboard ingredients, this vanilla fudge makes a thoughtful homemade gift. Made in a microwave and taking only a few short minutes, this delicious fudge is far easier to achieve success with than that made the traditional way!





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