Hazelnut butter biscuits

I’m a bit obsessed with nut butter at the moment – I’ve been bulk buying jars in order to make scrummy fillings for macarons! I had some leftover hazelnut butter the other day so I thought it would be fun to experiment and make some hazelnut butter biscuits. The result was great – a crumbly yet soft biscuit with a lovely delicate hazelnut flavour. If … Continue reading Hazelnut butter biscuits

Viennese biscuits nom nom nom

Vanilla bean Viennese biscuits with popping candy

I love Viennese biscuits – they’re so light and buttery. And, though they look quite fancy, they’re actually incredibly easy to make! I’ve been fiddling about with a recipe for a while and I think I’m finally happy with it. I sprinkle a bit of popping candy over the chocolate before it sets for a bit of fun. Makes 25 biscuits (ish) You will need: … Continue reading Vanilla bean Viennese biscuits with popping candy

Anzac Biscuits (a day late, sorry!)

ANZAC (Australia/New Zealand Army Corps) day is 25 Apr and each year Aussies and Kiwis remember those killed in the service of their countries. On 25 April 1915 Australian and NZ troops landed on the beaches of Gallipoli in Turkey and fought for 9 months before having to withdraw from the beach after suffering heavy casualties and being unable to capture the peninsular. Each year thousands of … Continue reading Anzac Biscuits (a day late, sorry!)

Poor Man’s Florentines

These little morsels of biscuit-y, chewy yumminess are embarrassingly easy to make but people are always impressed with them. They take less than 10 minutes to assemble, then they’re whacked into the oven for about 20 minutes et voilà!  Not one to tell your dentist about, but they’re only small…. Ingredients for the base: 275g digestive biscuits 175g butter 40g brown sugar Ingredients for the … Continue reading Poor Man’s Florentines

Interview: Sue Fudge, Fudges Biscuits

This week’s interview is with Sue Fudge, of Fudges Biscuits. She tells us about her dark chocolate florentines, ‘bic-nics’ and Sunday tea! What inspired you to start Fudges? To carry on Granddad Percy’s legacy was a natural progression for us. To continue baking fine products, develop new biscuits and bring things up to date was in our blood and a way of life, so a … Continue reading Interview: Sue Fudge, Fudges Biscuits

Peg’s Ginger Cookies

To make this fabulous Christmassy cookies: In a mixer place: 1 1/2 cups shortening 2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup molasses …and mix all well. Add: 4 cups flour 4 tsps baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 4 heaping tsps ground ginger 2 heaping tsps ground cinnamon 2 tsps ground cloves …. and combine all together until well mixed. Use a small ice-cream scoop … Continue reading Peg’s Ginger Cookies

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S’more Brownies

This may be my new favouite recipe, mainly because it combines marshmallow, biscuits, melted chocolate and gooey brownie. Also they’re called s’more brownies, as in GIVE ME S’MORE BROWNIES. They’re pretty simple to make with fabulous results, best eaten warm out of the oven! For lot’s you’ll need: 115g dark chocolate 225g butter 4 eggs 375g caster sugar 75g flour 50g cocoa powder A pack … Continue reading S’more Brownies

Shortbread

Easy Shortbread

If you’re looking for a perky sweet pick-me-up, then look no further. Shortbread is one of the easiest things in the world and it’s super delish. Plus, you can make it very pretty, so it makes a lovely present. You will need: 120g salted butter, softened (it MUST be actual full fat, accept-no-substitutes butter – no marg or half fat rubbish) 75g caster sugar (plus a … Continue reading Easy Shortbread