Tea Bread
Dec02

Tea Bread

Print Tea Bread Ingredients ½ cup sugar 150 ml cold tea, strained 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon ginger or orange marmalade 250g wholewheat self-raising flour Instructions Place the dried fruit in a large bowl with the sugar. Pour over the strained cold tea and leave to stand overnight. Next day stir in the egg, marmalade and flour and mix well. Spoon into a buttered 1 kg loaf tin (pan). Bake in a preheated moderate oven (160°C)...

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Strawberry Muffins
Dec02

Strawberry Muffins

Print Strawberry Muffins Ingredients 1¾ cup plain flour 2 tablespoons of caster sugar 4½ tsp baking powder 1 cup of chopped strawberries 1 egg beaten ¾ cup milk 1 tsp vanilla 80gr butter melted Instructions Preheat the oven to 200 celsius. Brush oil on the bottoms of 12 muffin tins. Mix the dry ingredients with the strawberries in one bowl. In another mix the egg, milk, vanilla and butter. Ad the liquid...

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Simple scones
Dec02

Simple scones

Print Simple scones Ingredients 3 cup flour 4 tablespoon margarine 1 egg pinch salt 3 level tablespoon powdered milk water Instructions Mix flour, powdered milk, salt rub in margarine, mix in between egg and water, but do not over mix. Knead lightly and roll about 4cm thick. Use a cookie cutter or floured drinking glass to cut rounds. Then place on a lined tray and bake at 190 c for about 15 mins or until slightly golden. Serve cut in...

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Short Pastry
Dec02

Short Pastry

Print Short Pastry Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 6 tablespoons butter 1 cup self-raising flour 80 ml cold water ½ teaspoon salt Instructions Sift flours and salt into a bowl. Rub butter into the flour with fingertips until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Make a well in the centre and gradually add water, stirring with a knife to make a dry dough. Turn on to a lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth. Use as...

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Salami Savoury Muffins
Dec02

Salami Savoury Muffins

Print Salami Savoury Muffins Ingredients 1¾ cups SR Flour 2 tblsn caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp paprika 1 cup grated cheese 1 small carrot grated 1 small zuchini grated 100 grams of shaved salami chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten ¾ cup milk ⅓ cup of butter, melted Instructions Preheat the oven to 200 C. Brush oil on the bottoms of 12 regular sized muffin tins. Mix flour, sugar, paprika and baking powder in a...

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Rum Ball Muffins
Dec02

Rum Ball Muffins

Print Rum Ball Muffins Ingredients 1¾ cups plain flour ½ cup sugar 4 tsp baking powder ¼ cup of cocoa powder ½ cup of coconut (plus some for the tops) ½ tsp salt ½ cup raisins ½ cup brown rum 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup milk 125g of butter, melted Instructions Soak the raisins with the rum for at least 2 hours. Heat the oven on 200°C . Line 18 muffin tins with paper cases or brush oil...

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Rough Puff Pastry
Dec02

Rough Puff Pastry

Print Rough Puff Pastry Ingredients 1¾ cups plain flour ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder 8 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 100 ml cold water Instructions Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Cut butter into pieces, the size of marbles. Stir butter into flour lightly with a knife. Add lemon juice and water, and mix into a dry dough. Knead lightly on a floured board. Roll out to a thin...

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Pumpkin Scones
Dec02

Pumpkin Scones

Print Pumpkin Scones Ingredients 1 large tablespoon butter ½ cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup cold mashed pumpkin 2 cups self raising flour. Instructions Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add egg and beat well. Beat in pumpkin and add flour. Put in large teaspoonfuls on a floured tray and bake about 10 - 15 minutes in a moderate oven. 3.2.2885...

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Peanut Butter and Jam Muffins
Dec02

Peanut Butter and Jam Muffins

Print Peanut Butter and Jam Muffins Ingredients 2 cups SR Flour ⅓ cup brown sugar ½ cup crunchy peanut butter 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons of butter, melted 2 tablespoons of jam (raspberry or strawberry) Instructions Preheat the oven to 200 C. Brush oil on the bottoms of 12 muffin tins. Mix flour, and sugar in a bowl. In another bowl mix the milk, egg, butter and peanut butter. Pour the egg mixture into...

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Low-fat Blueberry muffins
Dec02

Low-fat Blueberry muffins

Print Low-fat Blueberry muffins Ingredients 225g self raising flour 1tsp mixed spice 115g caster sugar 3 egg whites 3tbsp butter 150ml low fat or blueberry flavored yogurt 1tsp vanilla essence 115g blueberries Instructions Sift dry ingredients into a bowl with 6 tablespoons of sugar. Whisk egg whites, margarine,vanilla and yogurt in a separate bowl and add the blueberries. fold both mixtures together and separate into 12 paper cases....

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Lemonade Scones
Dec02

Lemonade Scones

Print Lemonade Scones Ingredients 3 cups of S.R. Flour 1 cup of cream 1 cup of Lemonade. (not flat) sultana's optional Instructions Mix flour, a few sultana's if used and cream and lemonade. Mixture will be soft Turn onto a lightly floured board. pat down, do not roll, makes 12 scones. Brush tops with milk or egg wash Place on tray and put into a hot oven 220 for about 10mins until tops are golden. 3.2.2885...

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Lemon Cheesecake Muffins
Dec02

Lemon Cheesecake Muffins

Print Lemon Cheesecake Muffins Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 1 tsp bicarb soda 150gm caster sugar 2 eggs 125gm melted butter 250ml milk 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind 2 tbls lemon juice Filling 150gm soft cream cheese 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp vanilla Instructions Preheat the oven to 180C and grease tins. Prepare the filling by combining and mixing well. Sift the flour and soda in a large bowl and add the...

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Harvest Cake
Dec02

Harvest Cake

Print Harvest Cake Ingredients ½ cup All Bran 2 eggs 1⅓ cups plain flour ⅔ cup cold coffee 2 apples unpeeled and chopped 100 grams butter or margarine ½ cup walnut pieces 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup castor sugar 1 tsp bicarb ½ cup sultanas ¼ tsp nutmeg Instructions Soak the All bran in coffee for half an hour. Cream the butter and sugar. Add eggs and All Bran mixture. Add the fruit and nuts then fold...

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Gluten Free Shortcrust Pastry
Dec02

Gluten Free Shortcrust Pastry

Print Gluten Free Shortcrust Pastry Ingredients ½ cup cold butter, cut in 1 tablespoon pieces ½ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1 tablespoon ice water ¼ cup almond meal ¼ all purpose gluten-free flour mix ¾ cup millet flour Instructions Preheat oven to 190°C Have ready a 20 - 22cm tart pan with removable bottom and fluted edges, or a pie plate or springform pan will work. Mix flours and salt in a bowl. Rub...

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Fudge Muffins
Dec02

Fudge Muffins

Print Fudge Muffins Ingredients 180 grams dark cooking chocolate 250 grams butter 2 cups plain Flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup granulated nuts or chopped pecans 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup milk ½ cup sour cream Instructions Heat the oven on 200°C . Line 18 muffin tins with paper cases or brush oil on the bottoms. Melt the butter and chocolate together either in a...

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Double Choc Chip Muffins
Dec02

Double Choc Chip Muffins

Print Double Choc Chip Muffins Ingredients 2 eggs ½ cup oil (125ml) 1 cup milk (240ml) 1 tsp. vanilla 1¾ cups plain flour (240g) ½ cup sugar (85g) ¼ cup cocoa (35g) 1 Tbsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (85g) Extra chocolate chips to sprinkle on top (if desired) Instructions Preheat oven to 200 C and prepare muffin pan by greasing or fill with paper liners. A...

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Deep Pan Pizza
Dec02

Deep Pan Pizza

Print Deep Pan Pizza This is a classic pizza recipe and is my favourite pizza base. Thin base or scone does not come close to a yeast based deep pan pizza. Ingredients 2 to 3 cups of plain flour 3 Tbsps Sugar 1 tsp Salt 7 grams Dried yeast ¾ cup of room temp water 3 Tbsp of Olive Oil Instructions Place warm water, a pinch of salt and dried yeast into a small bowl. Let is stand for 5 minutes until it foams. In a large bowl sift...

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Date Loaf
Dec02

Date Loaf

Print Date Loaf Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup dates 1 tablespoon margarine ¾ cup sugar ½ teaspoon mixed spice 2 cups self raising flour Instructions In a saucepan combine all but the flour Boil for 1 minute then stir in flour. Bake at 200 degrees Celsius for 40 minutes in 10x3" pan 3.2.2885...

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Damper
Dec02

Damper

Print Damper This is a traditional bread baked in the coals of an open fire but nowadays we bake it in a normal oven. Of course there are as many variations as there are days in the years but the basic recipe is as follows Ingredients 4 cups self-raising flour ¾ - 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter at room temperature 1 cup milk ½ cup water Instructions Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and mix in...

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Coffee and hazelnut muffins
Dec02

Coffee and hazelnut muffins

Print Coffee and hazelnut muffins Ingredients 2 cups SR Flour ⅓ cup brown sugar 1 cup roughly chopped hazelnuts 8 tsp instant coffee 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons of butter, melted Instructions Preheat the oven to 200 C. Brush oil on the bottoms of 12 muffin tins. Mix flour, hazelnuts and sugar in a bowl. Use just enough boiling water to dissolve the coffee and mix it with the milk. In...

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