Sweetie Pies: Marshmallow Cookies

Ingredients250 ml water, divided7 tsp powdered gelatin420 g caster sugar60 ml glucose syrup15 Ginger biscuits (any round biscuit will do)450g dark or milk chocolate15 ml coconut oil MethodLay out your biscuits on a baking tray. Fit the end of a piping bag with a large round tip – prep these before you start making the […]

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Soji Cake with Burfee Buttercream

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Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Watch How To Make It Creamy Mushroom Sauce Ingredients4 tbsp unsalted butter250g button mushrooms, sliced3 garlic cloves, minced250ml vegetable stock200ml cream30g parmesan cheese,finely gratedFresh thymeSalt and pepper MethodMelt butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat.Add sliced mushrooms and cook until brown.Add the garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until the garlic […]

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Irish Soda Bread

A homemade rustic loaf of bread is just so comforting. Paired on its own with lashings of salted butter, or as a toastie with a side of your favourite soup.  My go-to bread recipe has and always will be Irish Soda Bread. Simply because there is no kneading required, and you can use buttermilk straight […]

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No Knead Hot Cross Buns

No Knead Hot Cross Buns Bun dough 1 tablespoon instant yeast 110g white sugar 125 ml warm water 250 ml milk, lukewarm 600g white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tsp cinnamon powder 2 tsp mixed spice 1/2 tsp salt 220g) mixed raisins 2 tbsp orange zest 50g unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 large eggs, at room temperature Crosses 1/2 cup white bread flour Water Jam glaze […]

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Oreo Cheesecake Brownies

Cookies and cream cheesecake browniesChocolate Brownies150g unsalted butter, 210g Dark chocolate, 150g sugar3 large eggs, at room temperature75g cake flour30g cocoa powder16 oreos MethodPreheat oven to 180C. Add chocolate and butter to a bowl, microwave at 30-second increments until melted, set aside to cool.  Mix in the sugar, and beat in the eggs.  Sift in the flour, […]

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Melk Tert

Melk Tert Recipe Base:200 g Bakers Tennis biscuits1 tsp cinnamon powder  150 g butter, melted   Filling:1 ¼ litres milk3 eggs1 cup sugar2 ½ tbsp flour2 ½ tbsp cornflourPinch of salt1 tbsp butter1 tsp vanilla essenceGround cinnamon, to garnish Method:Place the Bakers Tennis biscuits into a food processor and blitz to a crumb. Tip the […]

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Tiramisu

Tiramisu Ingredients4 large egg yolks3/4 cup castor sugar250g mascarpone cheese, at room temperature1 cup double creamVanilla extract600ml strong expresso200ml Kahlua, omit for a non-alcoholic version40-45 ladyfingersCocoa powder for dusting MethodPlace about 3 cm of water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to simmer and place a bowl on top of […]

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Chocolate Macaroon Cake

This chocolate Macaroon cake is utterly divine – make with Kerrygold butter, roasted almonds, coconut and ALL THE CHOCOLATE! This delicious bake is borderline brownie with it’s rich fudgy texture, I smothered it in chocolate ganache because I have zero limits when it comes to chocolate, and a bit of toasted coconut for a delicious […]

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No bake Nutella Cheesecake

Nutella Cheesecake200g biscuits, I used Bakers Nutticrust60g unsalted butter3 tsp gelatine powder3 tbsp water500g cream cheese, softened1/2 cup soft icing sugar1 cup Nutella1 cup double cream DecorateCrushed biscuits1/2 cup heavy/thickened cream (for whipping)Nutella to drizzle Method:Prepare your baking tin. This recipe is versatile and can be made in a lined 20cm cake tin, or lined […]

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