Fruit Shortcake biscuits are a childhood favourite biscuit, made with a short pastry and currants. The recipe I used to make these is actually referred to on Good To Know as squashed fly biscuits, from a recipe by Rachel Allen. This is another easy to make recipe, and the results are very tasty indeed. […]
Recipes for some lovely biscuits and cookies, which are usually very quick and easy to make.
Hob Nob biscuits are actually a proprietary brand, but I have made a similar type of biscuit, just trying out a basic biscuit recipe with some rolled oats in it. They have turned out rather well, with a lovely sweet aroma, as they cooked. They have a nice, brittle crunch to then, and have just […]
Now doesn’t that seem a silly name for a recipe? I found the recipe on BBC Good Food and, when I read it, thought that they sounded quite interesting. The bake is a sort of shortbread, very light and crumbly, and the filling is a butter cream type with some custard powder to add some flavour. […]
A nice, simple recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies today, which I found on BBC Good Food . The recipe says it makes 30, but I only got 20. That is clearly because I used rather heaped teaspoons of the mixture. But they turned out very well indeed. I couldn’t resist eating one even before they […]
Coconut Macaroons are a favourite memory from childhood, though I cannot claim to have feasted upon them with any regularity. I do recall eating them though, a lovely coconut flavour and quite moist. I looked at lots of recipes to try to decide just how to do them, and in the end I decided to […]
This recipe is strictly for those with a sweet tooth, or two. Any shortbread is nice but add a thick layer of caramel and then another, of chocolate, and you have a rich, sweet variant. It is the sort of thing that you don’t want a large portion of, or you will feel decidedly sick […]