Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sugarveil – A How To… Part 1

I promised you a Sugarveil how to back in June when I used it for my Sister’s Wedding Cake.

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Sugarveil – A How To… Part 2

Removing from the Mat

First up lay a sheet of non-stick baking paper just over twice the size of the mat on the worksurface.  

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Jammy Dodgers

Jammy Dodgers

Real Jammy Dodgers – with the chewy raspberry caramel filling.  Yes I know you can just sandwich them with jam but that’s not quite the same is it?  Fill these with raspberry caramel and you’ll be in Jammy Dodger heaven!


220g butter

110g caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

340g plain flour

Raspberry Caramel (recipe here)

Makes 18.

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Raspberry Caramel

Raspberry Caramel
– think of the endless possibilities – drizzled over icecream, profiteroles, Jammy Dodgers , eaten from the spoon (did I really just say that?!) This raspberry caramel is completely delicious!


300g caster sugar

75ml water

120g raspberries

approx 75ml double cream

100g butter

Start off with the raspberries – Fresh ones I’ve found will give you more puree and the reddest colour caramel but frozen ones aren’t bad either if that’s all you have.

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