Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Cooking time: 75 minutes Serves: 12+ slices Ingredients for cake: 200g caster sugar 200g self raising flour 200g chocolate 200g butter (room temperature) 2 tsp vanilla paste or extract 2 or 3 gratings of orange rind 6 eggs  Ingredients for chocolate buttercream: 200g...
Mrs Robin’s Fruit Cake Recipe

Mrs Robin’s Fruit Cake Recipe

Cooking time: 75 minutes Serves: 12+ slices Ingredients: 125g margarine 175g sugar (dark brown, light or white) 175g currents 175g sultanas 50g candied peel 225ml of water 1 level teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda 1 heaped teaspoon of mixed spice 2 beaten eggs 125g...
Jamie Oliver Weekend Shepard’s Pie Recipe

Jamie Oliver Weekend Shepard’s Pie Recipe

I just spotted that Jamie Oliver has posted a great weekend family friendly Shepard’s Pie recipe on Facebook so I thought I’d share it with you here. As Jamie says “With crispy potato all the way round and gorgeous tender meat in the middle, this is...
Quick & simple, healthy, Lasagne by Jamie Oliver

Quick & simple, healthy, Lasagne by Jamie Oliver

We love Jamie’s new budget family friendly Lasagne Recipe My family love Lasagne and over the years I’ve mostly used the Lasagne recipe from Jamie’s School Dinners.  That’s great but relatively expensive and time consuming to put together and...