Cake

Passionfruit and Lime Cupcakes

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Passionfruit and Lime Cupcakes

These Passionfruit and Lime Cupcakes make a lovely change from lemon and are delicious iced or un-iced. Perfect for a picnic or […]

Lemon Polenta Bites

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Lemon Polenta Bites

Makes 24
Preparation time : 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes (plus cooling time)

Ingredients

40g plain flour
55g polenta
70g caster sugar
Freshly grated rind of 1 large or […]

Lemon Polenta Cake & Lemon Mascarpone

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Lemon Polenta Cake & Lemon Mascarpone

Polenta cakes have a long tradition in Italy. This Lemon Polenta Cake & Lemon Mascarpone comes from my friend Luci […]

Crab Cakes

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Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are very easy, especially if you buy picked crab meat often available fresh or frozen from the fish market. Alternatively, substitute tinned […]

Italian Panettone Ice Cream Cake

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Italian Panettone Ice Cream Cake

Panettone is a traditional Italian cake available from delis, especially around Christmas time. It is then very simple to make this […]

Little Fruit Cakes

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Little Fruit Cakes

Forget spending hours making a big Christmas cake, rather make these Little Fruit Cakes and everyone gets their own! Serve warm or […]

Simple Christmas Pudding

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Christmas Puddings can be daunting but this one is simple yet delicious. Great to get in the kitchen early to make, bake and store.

My Mum’s Christmas Cake

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My Mum’s Christmas Cake

My Mum’s Christmas cake is a boiled fruitcake, which means some of the ingredients are brought to the boil before the whole […]

Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

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Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

Although Irish Barmbrack is sometimes made with yeast, this method is much easier and quicker and not less authentic. It is […]

Caramelised Lime Tart

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Caramelised Lime Tart

This Caramelised lime tart is based on a recipe I published in my first book Plates, Real Food for Fast People in 1995 […]