Tag: lemon curd

Stove top recipes

Lemon Curd

Since I had rather a lot of eggs that needed to be used and also some lemons which would soon be past their best I decided it was time to make some Lemon Curd.   Lemon curd is such a delicious spread, I love to eat it on toast, or in a scone as well as […]

Desserts

Lemon Icebox Cheescake

I saw a recipe for an icebox or, as we might call it, a refrigerator cheesecake. The recipe was on Cook’s Country and it looked very good, so I thought I would give it a try. The only baking is of the biscuit crumb base.  For flavour there is lemon juice and lemon curd, mixed into […]

Cakes

Lemon & Cream Cheese Swiss Roll

I had long wanted to try to make a Swiss Roll and decided to do so using lemon as a flavouring with cream cheese. I used a recipe that I found on BBC Food but I adjusted the amounts of ingredients as i used a larger baking tin.  I also changed the filling. The sponge for […]

Desserts

Individual Steamed Sponges – 3 Flavours

Having made a large, stove-top steamed treacle sponge the other day I thought I would try some individual one, steamed in the oven, with some different flavours too. I found a recipe on Good Housekeeping which I doubled for my purposes.  It actually made slightly more batter than my 8 dariole moulds could take, so I […]

Desserts, Pastries

Eclairs

I decided to try to make some eclairs.  I must say it was not without problems.  Researching the various recipes it was very difficult to decide which one would produce the ideal results.   There seem to be two schools of thought.  One says cook the pastry oh a high heat for a while and […]