• General,  Seasonal

    Fiendish Fizzies Cupcake Recipe – Halloween

    Recipe for Fiendish Fizzies cupcakes Makes 36 cupcakes Ingredients: 1 Free range egg 2 oz Self raising flour 2 oz Unsalted butter 2 oz Caster sugar 1/4 tsp Baking powder 1tsp Vanilla extract 2tsp Coca powder Decoration: 6oz Icing sugar 3oz Unsalted butter 1tsp Vanilla flavour 1tsp Green food colouring 1 pack of Fiendish Fizzies Method 1. Preheat the oven to 170C. 2. Cream 2oz of unsalted butter in your food blender. Once smooth add the sponge mix of caster sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, vanilla extract and one large egg. Mix into a smooth batter. 3. Place 36 mini muffin cases into a mini muffin tin and spoon…

  • Food and drink,  Seasonal

    Carrot Muffins Recipe – Halloween

    Halloween Carrot Muffins Preparation: 20mins Cooking: 25mins Makes 12   200g/7oz soft light brown sugar 200ml/7floz sunflower oil 2 medium eggs 200g/7oz plain flour 2.5ml/1/2 tsp baking powder 2.5ml/1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda pinch of salt 5ml/1 tsp ground cinnamon 200g/7oz carrots, peeled and grated 50g/2oz walnut pieces, chopped 5ml/1 tsp vanilla essence For the icing: 225g/ icing sugar, sifted 25g/1oz unsalted butter 75g/3oz chilled full fat cream cheese food colouring and writing icing 1. Preheat the oven to 170C/Fan 150C/325F/Gas Mark 3. Line a deep 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases. 2. Place the sugar, oil and eggs in a large bowl, then beat together with a wooden spoon until…

  • Food and drink

    Chocolate Brownies Recipe

    The Ultimate chocolate brownies recipe. Luscious, special brownies with a crisp and fragile top and moist inside, made with extra virgin olive oil instead of butter. This chocolate brownies recipe makes 12 115g / 4oz best 70% cocoa chocolate 80ml/ 5 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil 70g/ 2 ½ oz self raising flour 1 level tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 3 medium eggs 150g / 5 ½ oz caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Icing sugar for sprinkling (optional) Place chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water, making sure the bowl does not touch the water. Stir until chocolate melts. Alternatively melt in the microwave…