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Apple and Ginger Jelly

Apple and Ginger Jelly
Posted in : Jelly on by : Robin

Ingredients 5 lbs (2.5 kg) of Granny Smith apples (8 or 10) ½ cup (125 mL) lemon juice 1 inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger, peeled and bruised 6 cups (1.25 L) water ¾ cup (175 mL) sugar for every 1 cup (250 mL) of juice Directions

Apple and Blackberry Jam

Apple and Blackberry Jam
Posted in : Jam on by : Robin

In autumn, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, our minds turn to the making of blackberry and apple jam. Every jar, holding the memory of summer, to be opened and relished on short winter days. A straight forward and very satisfying recipe. Preparation Time: 10 minutes to sort and wash fruit. Cooking Time: Takes
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Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake
Posted in : Cake on by : Robin

Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g caster sugar 4 eggs finely grated zest 1 lemon 225g self-raising flour For the drizzle topping juice 1½ lemons 85g caster sugar Method Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Beat together 225g softened unsalted butter and 225g caster sugar until pale and creamy, then add 4 eggs, one at
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Grand Marnier Truffles

Grand Marnier Truffles
Posted in : Chocolate Truffles on by : Robin

4 T melted butter 4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, broken into small pieces 4 oz. milk chocolate, broken into small pieces 4 T Grand Marnier 4 egg yolks 1 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 tsp. orange extract Makes about 30 truffles Note: Pregnant or nursing women, young children or any with an immune deficiency should not
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Hazelnut Or Almond Truffles

Hazelnut Or Almond Truffles
Posted in : Chocolate Truffles on by : Robin

2/3 cup finely ground toasted almonds or hazelnuts 7 T melted butter 3 oz. bittersweet chocolate 3 oz. milk chocolate 1 T Amaretto (for almond) or 1 T Frangelico (for hazelnut) 4 egg yolks 2/3 cup confectioner’s sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/2 tsp. almond extract Makes about 30 truffles Note: Pregnant or nursing
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White Chocolate Truffles

White Chocolate Truffles
Posted in : Chocolate Truffles on by : Robin

1/4 C butter 1/2 C confectioner’s sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 egg yolk 8 oz. white chocolate, broken into small pieces 1 C chopped blanched almonds, lightly toasted Makes about 2 dozen truffles Melt chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add sugar,
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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Truffles

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Truffles
Posted in : Chocolate Truffles on by : Robin

1 C peanut butter chips 3/4 C butter 1/2 cup cocoa 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon vanilla Coatings: crushed graham cracker crumbs, confectioners sugar or crushed nuts Makes about 3 dozen truffles In a heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chips with butter. Stir in cocoa until smooth. Add condensed milk
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Mocha Truffles

Mocha Truffles
Posted in : Chocolate Truffles on by : Robin

2 packages (12 oz each) Semisweet chocolate chips 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 3 T instant coffee granules 2 tsp. water 1 lb. good dark chocolate cocoa confectionery coating white confectionery coating, optional Makes about 5 1/2 dozen In a microwave-safe bowl or double boiler, melt chocolate chips. Add cream cheese, coffee and water; mix
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Chocolate Covered Truffles

Chocolate Covered Truffles
Posted in : Chocolate Truffles on by : Robin

1/4 C butter 1 1/2 lbs. real semisweet chocolate 3/4 C non-dairy coffee creamer, any flavor 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 pounds real milk chocolate for dipping 1 cup finely chopped chocolate, milk or semisweet for decoration Makes about 3 dozen truffles Melt semisweet chocolate in double boiler over hot water. Heat butter, creamer
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