A Creative Life

Apple Scones

  Preheat oven to Gas Mark 7. Into a bowl weigh 225g of Self Raising Flour and 50g of Butter. Rub together to make breadcrumbs. Add 4 tablespoons of caster sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon or mixed spice. Stir in. Peel and core an apple and cut into small…

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Home made Coffee Cake

10oz caster sugar 10oz butter 10oz self raising flour 5 eggs Coffee essence or camp coffee (about a tablespoon) 2 cakes tins (mine were spring loaded) 8  inch base lined with grease proof paper Preheat oven to gas mark 5 Into a bowl place the butter and caster sugar.  Beat…

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Egg Custard Tart

Ingredients needed.    Plain Flour   Butter   Lard   Sugar   Milk   Nutmeg to grate or ground nutmeg. This is a fairly simple pudding to make and can be eaten warm or cold.  Cold is preferable. Preheat Oven to Gas Mark 6  Also required Loose Bottom Fluted Pie…

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Today is ….

National Handwriting Day.    I am proud to say that my handwriting is actually extremely legible and neat.   A trait I picked up from my Dad who was exceptional in teaching us to write neatly when we were younger. It is also National Pie Day.   I am reknowned…

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