Tag: lemon juice

Biscuits & Cookies

Lemon Italian Knot Cookies

I was intrigued when I saw some photos of Italian Knot Cookies recently and thought that they looked very good and would probably taste great, with a lemon flavour.  So today I am making some. Although the recipe is quite simple the dough is very sticky to work with, so when rolling dough into lengths […]

Christmas, Desserts

Christmas Pudding

Christmas is less that 12 weeks away, so now is the time to start on things like Christmas Puddings and Christmas Cakes.  These can be made well in advance and the flavour develops and gets richer as they are left to mature.  I did a three part video for Christmas cakelast year so I wont […]

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 […]

Muffins

Summer Berry Muffins

As the warmer weather is now with us my thoughts turned to summer and I decided to make some muffins with a variety of summer fruits.  So for my Summer Berry Muffins I used frozen fruits, though fresh would be ideal as well.  The mixture that I used had raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrant and redcurrants.  I […]

Desserts

Lemon Posset – A Very Easy Dessert

One viewer asked if I could make something that didn’t contain lots of butter. Since I don’t like oil in cakes very much I decided to try a lovely old-fashioned British recipe, Posset. According to Wikipedia Posset was a British hot drink of milk curdled with wine or ale, often spiced, which was popular from […]

Biscuits & Cookies, Cakes

Lemon Squares – Lemon Bars

I felt like a big lemon hit today so I set about making some Lemon Squares, or Lemon Bars as they are known it some places.  These have a delicious shortbread base and a wonderful lemon topping. The recipe is quite simple and just requires a little patience, as some waiting is involved.  The first […]

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 […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Soft & Chewy Lemon Cookies

I found a recipe for some lovely soft and chewy lemon cookies on Averiecooks which I just had to try.  With lots of lemon these seemed just ideal. The recipe is easy to make and the resultant cookies are indeed very soft and chewy and really quite delicious.  I did make a minor change, using golden […]