Tag Archives: from scratch

The 3 best custard recipes from The Hungry Mum

18 Apr

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In my house custard is the most beloved dessert. From baked custard to pouring custard, the family loves them all in equal measure.

Making custard from scratch is easy and as with all home-made creations, it tastes so much better than anything you can buy in the shops.

Here are the top 3 custard recipes on my blog – I hope you enjoy them as much as The Hungry Family šŸ™‚ Continue reading

Rum and raisin Christmas spirit cake

18 Dec

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I am not a fan of fruit cake. There, I said it. I know it is a tradition, especially at Christmas time, but I find fruit cake heavy and cloying and overbearing. I once made a Christmas cake from scratch, spending the GDP of a small nation on pricey dried and glace fruit. It went pretty much untouched on Christmas Day, and after storing in the pantry for a month or so I ended up throwing it out.

Never again. Continue reading

Crazy easy brownies

29 Sep

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Hey all! Just a short post today as its my birthday! Iā€™m quickly popping this recipe up before heading out to lunch with my fam. Continue reading

Caramel peach cake

19 Sep

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Do you ever look in the pantry and think, how did that get there? I did that this morning ā€“ looking for something or another I was stopped in my tracks by a behemoth of a tin of canned peaches. Why?Ā  Continue reading

Grand Marnier strawberry clafoutis

8 Sep

 

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Many moons ago, when The Hungry Dad and I were on our honeymoon, we discovered a dessert that our hotel offered as part of their breakfast buffet. Clafoutis, a simple raspberry-and-egg-type-baked-custard dish, was part of the offering each day. And each day a certain newly-minted husband consumed his body weight in it. Continue reading

Home-made Kingston biscuits

1 Sep

Homemade Kingston biscuits

Oh, the memories that come flooding back when I think about Kingston biscuits! Growing up, these shop-bought biscuits ā€“ or cookies, for my American friends ā€“ were the fanciest thing ever. I remember having them at my grandparents house. The chocolatey filling was the best bit ā€“ so rich and luxurious ā€“ to a child at least. Continue reading

Strawberry, lemon curd and coconut loaf cake

29 Aug

strawberry, lemon curd and coconut loaf cake

I love baking loaf cakes. There is something so homely and humble about this style of cake, which lends itself to countless flavours. Continue reading