Rich chocolate cake

Rich chocolate cake

1 dessertspoon melted butter, for greasing tin 150g dark chocolate, chopped 125g butter 150g caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 55g plain flour or ground almonds Chocolate glaze: 110g dark chocolate, chopped 2tbsp milk 45g butter Preheat oven to 160oc/325of/gas mark...
30 day muffins

30 day muffins

  These are a great standby – the batter will keep in the fridge for up to 30 days and the baked muffins freeze well. Raspberries or blueberries are a lovely alternative to chocolate – you can even add frozen berries directly to the mix Ingredients 2...
Scones

Scones

Ingredients 400g self-raising flour1tsp baking powderPinch salt100g unsalted butter50g caster sugar (omit if using fruit)180ml cold milk1 egg + 4tbsp milk for egg wash (or just use milk) Method Preheat oven to 220oc / 200oc fanSieve flour, baking powder and salt...
Porridge bread

Porridge bread

Ingredients 360g gluten-free oats2 tsp bread soda, sieved½ tsp salt1 egg, well beaten500ml buttermilk Method Mix dry ingredients togetherMix egg with milk and add to dry ingredientsPour into 2lb loaf tinBake at 180oc for 1hr 10 minsTake out of tin and allow to cool on...
Pitta bread

Pitta bread

These are great fun and very easy to make – it is wonderful to see them puffing up in the oven Ingredients 2tsp yeast300ml warm water500g strong white flour2tsp salt1tbsp olive oil Method Mix the yeast and warm waterAdd the flour, salt and oil to the yeast mix.Let it...
Pear & Raspberry bake

Pear & Raspberry bake

This is a simple cake to make as it is simply a batter that you then chop the fruit into. Ingredients 2 eggs100g caster sugar, plus 15g for sprinkling½ tsp vanilla extract85g butter75ml milk125g plain flour2 ¼ tsp baking powder2 small pears or 1 large pear100g...
Oat Flapjacks

Oat Flapjacks

Ingredients 350g (14oz) gluten-free oats200g (7oz) butter100g (4oz) brown sugar2tbsp (3oz) golden syrup Method Preheat oven to 150c/300f/gas markMelt butter in saucepan with sugar and golden syrup. Heat gently until sugar dissolvedStir in oatsTip mixture into Swiss...
Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Brownies

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Brownies

Ingredients 1 cup smooth peanut butter1/3 cup honey (or maple syrup/agave/liquid stevia)1 egg2 egg whites¼ tsp salt½ tsp baking sodaTin chickpeas, drained and rinse1 tsp vanilla extract½ cup chocolate chip Method Preheat oven to 180 degreesGrease 8x8inch baking dish...
Flatbreads

Flatbreads

This is a simple bread that can be used in place of naan or rice with Indian dishes. If you don’t have self-raising flour, add 1tsp baking powder to plain flour. Ingredients 4 tbsp Greek-style yoghurt1 egg, lightly beaten225g self-raising flour1 green chilli, seeded...
Cacao Balls

Cacao Balls

Cacao balls Ingredients: 200g almonds400g Medjool dates4 tbsp raw cacao powder2 ½ tbsp almond butter2 tbsp coconut oil Method: Blend almonds in a food processorAdd the dates and melted coconut oil and blitzAdd the almond butter and cacao powder and blitz again.Take a...
Blueberry Apple Squares

Blueberry Apple Squares

Ingredients 1 large cooking apple, peeled, cored and chopped 20g butter 240g rolled oats 40g brown sugar 1tbsp sunflower seeds ½ tsp baking powder Zest of 1 unwaxed lemon 2 eggs 240ml milk 100g blueberries Method Preheat oven to 175oc (gas 4) Line a 9inch squared...
Banana Oat Cookies

Banana Oat Cookies

Ingredients 1 banana1 cup oats1 tbsp chia seedsCinnamon to taste Method Simply mash the banana with a fork, stir in the oats, chia seeds and cinnamonSpread onto a greased baking tin and bake in oven at 180˚c for 20 minutesStore in fridge and eat within 4 – 5...