Baking

  • Seasonal fruit tart with crème patisserie

    Serves 10-12 Preparation time – 2 hours  Cooling – 30 mins Ingredients For the date and walnut pastry:300 pitted dates250g ground walnuts150g ground almondsPinch of salt For the crème patisserie:600ml almond...

  • Orange Mince Pies with Variations

    Servings: 12Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 15-20 minutesIngredients115g (4 oz) Stork packet225g (8 oz) plain flour, sieved25g (1 oz) caster sugarZest of 1 orange2 tablespoons orange juiceFor the filling:350g (12...

  • Rudolph red velvet cupcakes

    Prep time: 15mins Cook time: 20minsMakes 10-12 cakesIngredients: 115g (4 oz) Flora Buttery115g (4 oz) castor sugar2 eggs, medium115g (4 oz) self-raising flour15g (½ oz) cocoa powder30ml red food colouring...

  • Winter Wonderland Cake

    Serves 12 portions Oven temperature: 160 CBaking time: 75mins Ingredients: 300g packet tropical fruit medley115g (4 oz) dried cranberries85g (3 oz) dried sour cherriesFinely grated rind and juice of 1...

  • Raisin and Fudge Cupcakes

    Servings: 10-12 Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesIngredients115g (4 oz) Flora Buttery115g (4 oz) castor sugar2 eggs, medium115g (4 oz) self-raising flour25g each raisins and chopped fudgeFor the icing:55g...

  • Chocolate Gingerbread men

    Servings: 12 Preparation time: 25 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesIngredients85g (3 oz) Stork packet85g (3 oz) soft brown sugar85g (3 oz) golden syrup200g (7 oz) plain flour, sieved with25g (1 oz)...

  • Pumpkin and orange spider muffins recipe

    Servings: makes 10 -12Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 20-25 minutesIngredients 175g (6 oz) Flora Butter175g (6 oz) golden caster sugar300g (11 oz) self raising flour, sieved3 medium eggs5 tablespoons semi...

  • Halloween pumpkin chocolate cake

    Servings: 16Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 1 hour 15 minutesIngredients1 tablespoon lemon juice200ml (7 fl oz) semi skimmed milk175g (6 oz) Stork tub400g (14 oz) caster sugar3 medium eggs, beaten325g...

  • Lemon and coconut drizzle cake

    Makes: 1 x 2lb loaf cakeIngredients 175g Stork, tub 175g caster sugarZest of 2 limes3 eggs, large160g self-raising flour50g dessicated coconutJuice of 1 limeDrizzleJuice of 1 lime1 tbsp water100g caster...

  • Blackberry puff pastry pie

    Makes: 9 Ingredients: ½ block of Puff Pastry Filling 85g cream cheese1 tbsp icing sugar40g white chocolate finely chopped200g blackberries1 egg, for egg wash3 tsp granulated sugarOven Temp: 210c (fan)/230c/Gas...

  • Great British Bake off final: the recipes

    Great British Bake Off draws to a close on Wednesday evening when the remaining three contestants must tackle four bakes - three technical challenges and a showstopper - in order...
  • Chocolate and raspberry tart

    Makes: 1 x 9” Tart Ingredients: Sweet Shortcrust Pastry225g plain flour130g Stork block, diced 1 tsp vanillabean paste or the seeds scraped from 1 pod100g icing sugar1 egg yolk1-2 tbsps...
  • Choux Puffs with Mocha Sauce

    Serves 6 - 8 Oven Temp: 200c (fan)/220c/Gas Mark 7Preparation Time: 35 minutesBake Time: 25 minutesIngredientsChoux100ml whole milk100ml water75g Stork, block1 tsp caster sugar½ tsp salt125g plain flour4 eggs, largeFilling400ml...
  • Peggy Porschen's Christmas jumpers cookies recipe

    IngredientsMAKES 25COOKIE DOUGH INGREDIENTS5 tbsp water 210g light brown sugar3 tbsp treacle3 tbsp golden syrup3 tbsp ground ginger 3 tbsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground cloves 250g salted butter, cold...
  • Peggy Porschen's Babygrow cookies recipe

    Makes 25COOKIE DOUGH INGREDIENTS200g unsalted butter, softened200g caster sugarSeeds of 1 vanillapod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract A pinch of salt 1 medium egg, lightly beaten400g plain flour, plus extra...
  • Peggy Porschen's Bridesmaids cookies recipe

    IngredientsMAKES 12COOKIE DOUGH INGREDIENTS200g unsalted butter, softened200g caster sugarSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extractA pinch of salt 1 medium egg, lightly beaten 400g plain flour, plus...