Monthly Archives: November 2010

Peculiar Fruit Cake


This is our favourite fruit cake recipe, adapted from one passed to us by some friends. Soaking the dried fruit in beer for at least overnight adds a depth of flavour which we really enjoy. Even though the alcohol cooks out, if you want a completely alcohol free version, soak the fruit in 500ml of tea made with 3 tea bags. Continue reading

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Oatie Cookies

One of our favourite cookies is a simple Oatie Cookie. Similar in flavour to a Hobnob biscuit, but softer, and so much more satisfying to eat, knowing that you have baked it yourself.

This recipe can also be adapted to include chopped nuts, raisins, or chocolate chips (another favourite!). Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rolls


This is a follow-on recipe from the recipe for Dough. Lovely freshly baked cinnamon rolls are a great treat at any time of day. Continue reading

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