Honey Ginger Tea Cake

250g honey
120mL tea (black)
50mL milk
100g brown sugar
220g butter
220g plain flour
100g SR flour
1/2 tsp bi carb soda
1 tbsp crushed ginger
1/2 tbsp ground ginger
1 tsp mixed spice


Carrot and Walnut Cake

450g butter (melted)
500g plain flour
175g brown sugar
175g caster sugar
4 eggs
5 carrots (grated)
2 tsp bi carb soda
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
1 tsp cloves (ground)
125g walnuts (crushed, dry roasted)

Christmas Pudding

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150g sultanas
150g currants
100g mixed peel
100g glace cherries
120mL brandy

50g suet/lard
50g butter
80g SR Wholemeal Flour
80g SR Flour
1 1/2 tsp mixed spice
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
180 g brown sugar

1 apple (peeled, and grated)
1 carrot (peeled and grated)
1 lemon (juice and zest)
1 orange (juice and zest)
1 tbsp treacle or golden syrup
3 eggs

Osso Bucco

Lamb ShanksOlive Oil
4 pieces osso bucco
plain flour
1-2 onions
1 can peeled/chopped tomatoes
300mL dry white wine
300mL chicken/beef/vegetable stock
lemon rind
bay leaves


Gingerbread100mL water
100g brown sugar
100g dark brown sugar
180g golden syrup
1 tbsp ground ginger
3-5 tbsp crushed ginger (depending on how “ginger” you want)
2 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
250g butter
1 tsp bi-carb soda
550-600g plain flour

Banana Cake 2

250g butter
1  cup caster sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
500g plain flour
2 tsp bi carb soda
6 bananas (Very ripe, mashed)

Quince Paste

8 quinces
2 lemons (juiced)
1/2 quince weight white sugar