Desserts

Desserts

Apple Dappy

I found some Red Windsor apples in the supermarket this week and used them to make my version of an old fashioned pudding called Apple Dappy, which is made using a scone dough as pastry. I found the original recipe in the Pudding Club Cookbook by Keith & Jean Turner […]

Pastry, Desserts, Pies, Shortcrust Pastry

The Best Apple Pie

This week I am sharing with you my mother’s recipe for apple pie. For me this is the best apple pie recipe as it uses my mother’s rich shortcrust pastry made with lard. I also always bake this as she did on an old-fashioned enamel pie plate. The metal plate […]

Desserts, Cakes

Raspberry Sponge Cake

My Raspberry Sponge Cake is a fantastic summer dessert, made with a very light fatless sponge. I am using raspberries as they are my favourite soft fruit but any other soft fruit could be used instead. Here in the UK you can usually find fresh fruit even after summer has […]

Desserts

A Classic Indulgent Chocolate Roulade

With the August bank holiday weekend approaching I am getting organised to cook a special Sunday lunch for the family. Somehow, getting together with my family this year seems so much more important. So this week my recipe is my granddaughter’s favourite ever dessert – chocolate roulade! Serving Suggestions Chocolate […]