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Christmas Pudding

wpid-wp-1436005055711.jpg 150g raisins
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


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)

Banana Cake

Banana Cake250g butter
1 1/2 cups caster sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
500g SR flour
4 bananas (Very ripe)
2 tbsp honey


250g Cream cheese
1 cup Icing sugar
3 tsp cinnamon (ground)

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding

200g dates, pitted and chopped
1tsp bi-carb soda
1 1/4 cups boiling water
50g butter
2/3 cup brown (or raw) sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup SR flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract/essence

300g brown sugar
1 cup cream
100g butter
100mL brandy
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Melon Agar Agar

10g agar agar
150g sugar
juice (and blended flesh) of a young coconut
1 small honeydew melon (or other melon)

English Trifle


2 sponge cakes (2-3 days old)
1 packet port wine jelly
1 packet fruit jelly
Fresh berries (or jam)
60mL Sherry or Port (or other sticky)

2 cups milk
1/2 lemon zested
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup caster sugar
1/2 cup cornflour
2 tbsp butter

Golden Syrup Dumplings

1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 tbsp golden syrup
1 tbsp butter
1 cup SR Flour
1 tbsp butter
1 egg (beaten)