Dark Chocolate and Cherry Panettone for my Day 8 recipe – made in a cupcake/muffin tin.
Make them now and stash them in the freezer! This one’s a long slow one, very little hands on to be done and plenty of get on with other stuff time – now that’s my kind of recipe!… Read more…
Fancy something different to give as a gift? These honey roast nuts are just the job. Sorry to my friends and family, I’ve been munching on these myself – oops!
150g cashew nuts
50g light muscovado sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp salt
25g caster sugar
1 tsp salt
20g caster sugar
Line a roasting tin or baking tray with non-stick paper or a reusable silicone liner.… Read more…
How could you resist these for Day 4? A super easy recipe that’s really quick to throw together and of course they are just fab for gifts.
They’re not a fudge, but not a fondant either…imagine somewhere in between. Whatever the weather they are blooming lovely!… Read more…
It wouldn’t be TPW 12 Days of Baking Christmas without a biscuit on a stick
This year I’m going 3D for Day 3 with Christmas Tree Cookie Lollies!
You will need:
1 x batch of non-spread biscuit dough, recipe here
A set of graduated star cookie cutters (Lakeland have a set if you don’t already)
So this is the other half to my Using up Egg Yolks post – what to do with a random number of egg whites. Well for me it’s a quick batch of meringues of course!
Here’s my handy table for a batch of meringues with any random number of egg whites:-
And here’s the method…
and how to make custard….
Thought I’d post this useful table I put together some time ago, you know how it is…you’re baking something, you’ve 7 random egg yolks left over.
Of course there’s lots of things you can do with egg yolks but my all time favourite has to be a great big panful of custard – but then you have to get the calculator out, or engage the brain cells with pen and paper calculations. … Read more…
I’m sure you all have some really fab secret family recipes, ones I would love to get my hands on!
Well, I’ve been involved with a great project with Kenwood just recently sharing some of my own family favourite bakes….
Super Sticky Syrup Sponge
Roasted Red Pepper Loaf
and Farmhouse Fruitcake Slices