Month: June 2014

My weekend bake …… Rum and Raisin Cake

My weekend bake …… Rum and Raisin Cake

3oz Raisins1 tablespoon rum Put in a bowl and leave to soak until most of the liquid has gone  (I left mine a couple of hours you can leave overnight) 8oz Butter8oz Caster Sugar4 eggs8oz Self Raising Flour1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence Preheat over to Gas […]

Another weekend make …….  Cross Stitched Needlecase

Another weekend make ……. Cross Stitched Needlecase

You dont always need to make the free kits on magazines into what they should be.   This was supposed to be a card kit but I have stitched on a glittery evenweave fabric, lined etc and turned into a needlecase.   Use your imagination, […]

My weekend bake ….  Egg custard tart

My weekend bake …. Egg custard tart

For the pastry6oz plain flour3oz butter1oz sugar1 egg yolk2 tablespoons of water For the filling1 egg white2 eggs1/2 pint milk2oz sugar Nutmeg to sprinkle on the top To make pastry put the flour, butter and sugar into a bowl and add rub until breadcrumbs.  add […]

My weekend make ……  Knitted Cabled Headband

My weekend make …… Knitted Cabled Headband

This took me a couple of evenings to complete.   It is knitted in a chunky wool and the pattern was from a seller on ebay as was the wool.    I love the same.  The colour is gorgeous too and so pleased with the […]

My weekend bake – Coffee and Pecan Streusel Muffins

My weekend bake – Coffee and Pecan Streusel Muffins

 215g of Self Raising Flour1 teaspoon baking powder60g Caster sugar60g finely chopped pecans1 tablespoon instant coffee1 tablespoon boiling water1egg170ml milk80ml vegetable oil (I used ground nut as the cakes contain nuts) STREUSEL TOPPING30g self raising flour30g butter2 tablespoons brown sugar1 teaspoon of cinnamon (I used […]

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