Great recipes!

Biscuits for children

Makes 3 dozen INGREDIENTS 150g butter at room temperature 1 cup (200g) sugar 3 eggs 3 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 cups (360 g) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt cornflakes PREPARATION Whip the butter and sugar until creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Add and stir, […]

Dulce de leche (Creamy caramel spread)

INGREDIENTS 3 litres milk 1kg sugar ¾ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 vanilla pod PREPARATION Place milk and sugar in a large saucepan and cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until sugar is completely dissolved. Bring to the boil and stir in vanilla pod and bicarbonate, dissolved in some cold […]

Sweet rice in milk

Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 150g rice 1 ½ litres ( 48 fl oz) milk 1 cup (200g ) sugar 3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon grated orange rind powdered cinnamon PREPARATION Put the rice and the milk in a saucepan and let it soak for 4 hours. Add half of the sugar and cook over moderate heat […]

Simple bread and butter pudding with apples

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 500g bread, sliced, crusts removed, cut into small pieces 400ml milk 4 eggs 4 medium sized apples 10 tablespoons sugar 100g raisins 1 teaspoon vanilla essence PREPARATION Place bread and milk in a bowl, until well soaked. Peel, core and cube the apples. Whisk the eggs with some of the sugar. Add […]

Lemon bars

Makes 36 INGREDIENTS For the dough 150g butter at room temperature ½ cup (100g) sugar 2 cups (240g) flour pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder For the filling 4 eggs 1 cup (200g) sugar ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup (30 g) flour 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind ½ teaspoon baking powder PREPARATION […]