Tag: dried cranberries

Biscuits, Cookies

Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice shortbread biscuit?  Not many people I am sure.  Add some dried cranberries into the mix and you have a really lovely biscuit, with the shortness of the buttery biscuit and the fruitiness of the blueberries. I have made these before, but with dried blueberries.  This time I thought I would […]


Whole Grain Cranberry Breaksfast Muffins

I read a wonderful recipe in the New York Times, for some blueberry muffins made with whole grains.  I wanted to try this out, but I prefer cranberries in muffins, so I adapted the recipe to suit that taste. I reduced the volumes of the various ingredients as well, since I didn’t need so many […]


Cranberry & Pineapple Tea Loaf

I decided to try out a new tea loaf recipe today.  I so enjoyed the Bara Brith – Welsh Tea Loaf that I made last week that I wanted to do it again.  But this time I wanted a variant, that didn’t include candied peel, since some people don’t like that.  Mixed dried fruit, in […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Christmas Biscotti

Today I made some biscotti, with a bit of a nod to Christmas.  Dried cranberries and flaked almonds together with the zest and juice from clementines is what flavours them.  I found the recipe on Laurainthekitchen. Although the recipe makes thinner sausages of dough than I am used to with biscotti I followed the instructions, […]


Sour Cream & Cranberry Muffins

I found a lovely recipe for Sour Cream and Cranberry Muffins on Midwest Living.  Reading it just made me want to make them immediately.  I had to wait though, until I could buy some more cranberries.  So today I set about making them.  Sour Cream & Cranberry Muffins The recipe calls for pumpkin pie spice […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Fruit & Nut Biscotti

Looking in the cupboard to see what was available I found a few things that I thought would be good together in a nice biscotti biscuit. I love biscotti, the twice baked biscuits that are an ideal accompaniment to tea or coffee.  So with some pistachios, flaked almonds, raisins and dried canberries I was all […]


Cranberry & Orange Sweet Soda Bread

Catching up on The Great Briitish Bake Off, having recorded the show while I was on holiday, I saw this bread being baked by one of the contestants.  It looked quite delicious, so I thought I would try to make it.  The recipe is on BBC Food. The instructions were easy to follow and since […]