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White Chocolate Cheesecake

Everyone loves cheesecake and what could be better than a recipe for white chocolate cheesecake?  A rich and decadent desert, this white chocolate cheesecake is best served in very thin slices. There are a couple of ways to garnish your cheesecake. One is with fruit. Another nice garnish is to simply dust the top with cocoa powder.   Print White ... Read More »

Apple Crisp Recipe

Known as Apple Crisp in America and Apple Crumble in the UK, this dessert is always a family favorite. It is a traditional US summer and Fourth of July holiday dessert, and apple crisp works well as a slightly healthier dessert given its amount of fruit and oats. You can use just about any kind of apple for apple crisp, ... Read More »

How to Bake Fruit Dripping Cake

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: over 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Fruit Dripping Cake: For the cake: 8 oz mixed dried fruits 8 oz whole meal flour 4 eggs, slightly beaten 3 ½ oz clarified beef dripping ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 8 fl oz water ¼ tsp ground allspice ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ... Read More »

How to Make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle: For the prunes: 60 prunes, pitted 1 vanilla bean, split longitudinally, seeds scraped out, pod reserved 1 ½ cups tawny port 2 ¼ cups dry red wine Two 3’’ cinnamon sticks 1 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp fine salt To assemble: ... Read More »

How to Bake Brandy Snaps

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Brandy Snaps: For the brandy snaps: 4 oz plain flour 4 oz caster sugar 4 tbsp golden syrup 1 t ground ginger 4 oz butter 2 tbsp brandy For the filling: 10 fl oz double cream 3 ½ oz chocolate hazelnut spread 1 vanilla pod, split and ... Read More »

How to Bake Rascals

Yields: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Rascals: 5 ½ oz self-raising flour, sifted 5 ½ oz plain flour, sifted 4 ½ oz butter, diced 4 oz mixed dried fruits 1 ¾ oz mixed peel 2 fl oz milk 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg, lightly beaten along with a splash of milk to ... Read More »

How to Bake Amaretto Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ loaf Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make Amaretto Pound Cake: For the cake: 2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 4 large eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup store-brought amaretto ½ tsp fine salt 1 tsp vanilla extract For the ... Read More »

How to Bake Rhubarb Muffins

Yields: 12 muffins Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Rhubarb Muffins: For the streusel: 2 tbsp unsalted butter, cold and chopped into small cubes 6 tbsp all purpose flour ½ tsp ground cardamom 3 tbsp granulated sugar 1/8 tsp fine salt For the muffins: 1 ½ cups rhubarb, small diced 1 1/3 cups all purpose ... Read More »

How to Bake Rum Babas

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins+ 1 ½ hours (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Rum Babas: For the babas: 8 oz strong flour 4 ½ tbsp milk One package (7 gm) instant yeast 2 eggs 3 ½ oz butter, softened 2 oz sugar, plus more for dusting ½ tsp salt For the syrup: 4 tbsp dark rum ... Read More »

How to Make Arctic Rolls

Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 30 mins + 2 hours (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Arctic Rolls: For the sponge: 4 oz self raising flour 1 pint 7 fl oz vanilla ice cream, softened 4 oz caster sugar, plus more for dusting 4 eggs For the strawberry jam: 13 oz strawberries, quartered Finely grated zest and juice of ... Read More »