Monthly Archives: October 2012

Christmas Cake Baking Time!

Christmas Cake

The time has come!  You’ve been lovingly stirring and looking after your boozy fruit and after six weeks soaking it’s ready to be turned into your Christmas Cake!

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Halloween Ginger Biscuits



One for the kids to help with, my boys never seem to tire of this old school baking idea and will put mini Halloween cutters to good use!


450g plain flour

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

115g butter

100g soft light brown sugar

1 egg, large

150g golden syrup

1 x pkt clear boiled fruit sweets

Makes 24.

Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Ginger, Halloween, Kids, Treats | 16 Comments

Halloween Scotch Eggs!

 For a gross twist on Oven Baked Scotch Eggs why not turn them into these – perfect for slicing up for a Halloween Party!

You just need to follow the Oven Baked Scotch Eggs recipe here but peel the hard boiled eggs and place them in a small bowl of water with a dash of red food colouring added.

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Oven Baked Scotch Eggs

Proper tasty scotch eggs, and not a fryer in sight!


4 boiled eggs, large

400g good quality pork sausages (6)

1/2 Bramley apple

2 eggs

50g plain flour

salt and pepper

150g fresh white breadcrumbs

Makes 4.

Posted in Savoury, Treats | 18 Comments

Exciting Times for The Pink Whisk

First up I’m sorry I’ve not been about quite so much -trying to manage everything (and the boys as well) has been keeping me working like the clappers!


So where have I been…..?  Working on this, for you lovely lot!

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