Yoghurt Cake (coconut and lime)

Adapted this from a recipe I saw on netmums and liked that the ingredients are weighed out using only a yogurt pot. 1 drop vanilla essence (optional) 3 eggs 2 yoghurt pots caster sugar 2 1/2 yoghurt pots self-raising flour sieved 1/2 yoghurt pot desiccated coconut 1 yoghurt pot of oil 125g coconut yoghurt (use the pot to measure out other…

Banana Bread

This recipe is fab it uses 6-7 bananas which if you have a whole bunch past their best, or like me you put them in the freezer for another day and end up with LOADS! 250g plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda pinch salt 115g butter 115g sugar 2 eggs, beaten 6-7 / 500g…

Banana Muffins

200g (7 oz) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 large bananas, mashed 150g (5 oz) caster sugar 1 egg 75g (2 1/2 oz) butter, melted Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Place 12 paper baking cases in a muffin tin. Sift together the…

Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

50g / 3 1/2 tablespoons butter 60ml / 4 tablespoons golden syrup 110g / 4 oz milk chocolate, chopped 75g / 2 3/4 cups cornflakes In a saucepan over low heat, combine the butter, golden syrup and chocolate. Cook and stir until butter and chocolate have melted and everything is well blended. Mix in the…

Crunchie Nut Cornflake Cakes

This was donated by my cousin “My Mum’s very chewy crunchie nut cornflake cakes – great for lunch boxes!” 2 oz crunchy nut  2 oz butter 2 large table spoons of golden syrup 2 large table spoons of cadburys drinking choc 12 cake cases Melt the butter and golden syrup together once melted remove from…

My Grandma’s Boiled Fruit Cake

1 lb mixed dried fruit, washed & dried 8oz butter or margarine 12oz soft light brown muscavado sugar 3 eggs, beaten 12oz self raising flour Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon ground mixed spice 7 inch square cake tin, greased & lined Put fruit in saucepan with 1/4 pint of water. Bring to boil & simmer…

Blueberry Muffins

1 1/2 cups plain flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1/3 cup milk 1 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup white sugar 1/3 cup plain flour 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C)….

Chocolate Brownie Cake

100g butter 175g caster sugar 75g brown or muscovado sugar 125g chocolate (plain or milk) 1 tbsp golden syrup 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract /essence 100g plain flour ½ tsp baking powder 2 tbsp cocoa powder Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease and line a 20cm cake tin. Place the butter, caster sugar,…

Self Raising Flour

If like me you live in a country where it is almost impossible to buy self raising flour, then it is very very easy to make your own. I found this recipe on http://www.notdelia.com. 450g/1lb plain flour ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda a pinch of salt Mix together WELL and store…