Category Archives: Cakes and Muffins

Apricot Slice

1cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 6oz butter cold diced 1 cup jumbo rolled oats 1 cup pecans ground in food processor 2 1/2 cups dried apricots chopped 1/3 cup marmalade extra 1 1/2 oz butter melted Preheat oven … Continue reading

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Rhubarb & Almond Cake

200gm blanched almonds 8oz caster sugar 6oz butter 3 eggs 31/2 oz self raising flour Grated zest of two oranges 14 oz rhubarb sliced into 3/4 inch pieces Preheat oven to 160 fan. Grease and line a 9in loose bottom … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Muffins

Makes about 12 depending on their size. I use a bun tin and cake cases. 200g Plain flour 3 teaspoonfuls of Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon of Sodium Bicarb 75g Demerara sugar. NOT any other, texture is important. 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg … Continue reading

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Marathon Scones

This recipe was very kindly given to me when visiting a town called Marathon near the Big Bend national park in Texas. the lady who made them first was Barbara Novovitch. Do try this they are great. INGREDIENTS 2 cups … Continue reading

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