Monthly Archives: January 2011
Another fab flavour Mac for you – Chocolate Orange they’re not Terry’s they’re mine!… Read more...
As promised here’s an ultimately delicious Macaroon – Raspberry and White Chocolate.
You will need:
1 batch of Macaroons coloured a deep raspberry pink (recipe here)
White Chocolate Buttercream
75g butter, softened
150g icing sugar
50g good quality white chocolate
1 tbsp double cream
300g raspberries (fresh or frozen)
100g caster sugar
2 tbsp water
Make up the white chocolate buttercream.… Read more...
Macaroons – The French type, (said with a French accent of course) are notoriously tricky little blighters and reduce lots of us to tears.
You might have seen me make them on The Great British Bake Off for the Petit Four Tower.
January is traditionally the time that minds turn to expanding waistlines post-Christmas and for many baking treats is off the cards. However if you love baking it’s a tough one so why not incorporate baking into mealtimes? This good ‘ole beef cobbler is perfect for that!… Read more...
It’s good to have some fail safe recipes you can refer back to when you need to bake but don’t have much time. This flapjack recipe comes from my Great Grandmothers recipe book – just to prove that the old ones are sometimes the best!… Read more...
Do you love home baking and fancy putting your skills to the test? BBC Two is looking for amateur bakers across the country to take part in The Great British Bake Off series two.
If you’re interested and would like to find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7067 4879.… Read more...
2010 has been a whirlwind of a year and 2011 looks set to be just as good!
My deepest thanks goes to all you Pink Whiskers who have made the past six months an unbeatable experience, as we start 2011 there are already over 3,000 of you who read and enjoy the blog (well I’m presuming you’re enjoying it otherwise I guess you wouldn’t keep coming back) – that’s a pretty good gang of bakers by any standards!… Read more...