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Desserts and treats

  • Bunch of fresh rhubarb

    Champagne and rhubarb jelly

    Champagne and rhubarb jelly is a sophisticated yet simple dessert to make. The rhubarb takes the spotlight here alongside the champagne. It is very quick to make and very delicious. Prep time: 40minutes Total time: 40minutes Ingredients: 110g of caster sugar 2pints of water 250ml of champagne 750g of fresh rhubarb – washed and cut

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    Summer pudding

    Summer pudding

    I always find the best time to make a summer pudding is when all the summer berry fruits are in bloom. This recipe is delicious, very easy to make and has all the taste of summer. Prep time: 20minutes Total time: 20minutes Ingredients: 150g of sugar 2tbsp water 100-150g of thin sliced white bread –

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    Sherry trifle with strawberries

    Quick Sherry Trifle

    Trifle has graced British tables for centuries and is as popular today as it ever has been. This is a super quick trifle made with ready-made custard or packet custard. Jelly isn’t always used but trifle would not be trifle without the custard. Prep time: 30minutes Total time: 30minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 300g of Madeira

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    Lemon Meringue Pie

    Lemon meringue pie

    This is a famous and traditional British dish. In recent years the Lemon Meringue pie was forgotten about but has now started to make a come back. It is easy to make and if you’re in a hurry you can use a shop bought tart case, for best results though always make your own. I

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    Chocolate cake

    Moist sponge cake

    Do you find most sponge cake recipes seem really dry? Especially muffins, cupcakes and Victoria sandwich? I have never seem to be able to buy or bake a sponge that is light, yet still moist and tasty at the same time. Over the years I have looked at thousands of different recipes on the Internet and

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    Strawberries for cheesecakes

    Super Quick Strawberry Cheesecakes

    I stumbled across this recipe for strawberry cheesecakes on a website years ago and have tweaked it a little to my own taste. My 7 year old absolutely loathes cheesecake but could quite happily eat this for breakfast, lunch and dinner and everyone I’ve ever tried this on, have been quick to ask for the

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