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Pineapple liqueur

Makes 2000ml. INGREDIENTS 1 pineapple (approx. 1kg), ripe 1 slice of pineapple peel 2 ½ cups (625ml) alcohol 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 ½ cups (500g) sugar 2 ½ cups (625ml) water PREPARATION Peel the pineapple with a sharp knife and cut the flesh into rings, discarding the central core. Place inside a jar with […]

Swiss roll with caramel or jam filling

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3/4 cup (90 g ) flour pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder PREPARATION Place eggs in a large mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition until mixture is creamy. Add vanilla essence. Fold […]

Gingerbread Men

These biscuits are an old-time favourite with children of all ages. INGREDIENTS 120g butter, at room temperature 120g brown sugar 1 tablespoon black treacle 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1 teaspoon orange juice 240g self-raising flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon mixed spice glacé icing for decoration PREPARATION Set oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour […]

Christmas cookies

Makes – 2 1/2 dozen INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 1 cup (230g) raw sugar 250g butter, softened vanilla essence, to taste 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind 3 ½ cups (420g) flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt PREPARATION Beat butter and whisk in slightly beaten eggs and sugar. Sift together […]

Honey biscuits

Dozen: 4 INGREDIENTS 180g butter, softened 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup (65g) sugar 1/4 cup (45 ml) tepid milk 3 cups (360g) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon PREPARATION Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Stir in milk and honey until well blended. Fold in sifted flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Shape […]