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.  I have done it directly onto the worktop which resulted in the sheet sticking to it like glue,  after all that hard work you don’t need that!

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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!

Ingredients:

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!

Ingredients:

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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Recipe Challenge eBook for Save the Children

Most of you will know that back in February I went to Rwanda with Save the Children to help support their campaign.

If you hadn’t already heard, as a result of the campaign and our efforts, the Prime Minister is holding a hunger summit on the 12th August, we are hoping he will lead the biggest ever push to tackle world hunger. 

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