Secondly, I woke up early today, did my run with Mollie the Collie and now I am watching the London Marathon and dreaming of baking cakes!! How To Make Home-made Cherry And Almond Cake.
Cherry Pimm’s Punch: Great For Summer Nights & BBQ’s:
Thirdly, do you fancy trying a Cherry Pimm’s punch anyone? A perfect drink for sipping on the garden in Summer or making up for a party or BBQ. How nice!? Cherry Pimm’s Punch.
How To Make Black Cherry Chocolate Pancakes:
Fourthly, what’s for breakfast!? Pancakes anyone? Did you read yesterdays pancake post? I am having a bit of a pancake theme going on the blog this week. We love pancakes here.
Pancakes are always nice for breakfast, brunch or even a delicious treat at any time of the day. Want to know how to make Black Cherry Chocolate Pancakes? How To Make Black Cherry Chocolate Pancakes.
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Firstly, are you looking for something a little different to bake this year? How sweet are these Christmas cupcakes? A tasty original alternative to Christmas cake. Perfect for gifts for your guests. Alternative Christmas Cakes: Gifts For Christmas.
Turkey And Stuffing Pie: Leftover Christmas Turkey:
Sixth, how tasty!? Love turkey? Love stuffing? Love pie? Why not have a go at making this Turkey And Stuffing Pie with any leftover Christmas turkey this year? Turkey And Stuffing Pie.
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Smart snack. Hello friends, fancy making some Turkey Club Sandwiches?This recipe is also great for Christmas when you have some leftover Turkey that is in need of using up. Turkey Club Sandwiches: Left Over Turkey Ideas.
Butternut Squash, Coconut,Chickpea Curry With Toasted Coconut Flakes:
Last but not least, do you love to make a traditional chocolate log at Christmas? Fancy making one with a coffee twist? How about trying this Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log for Christmas this year? Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log For Christmas.
Need a quick and easy dessert that will create a stir? Then this easy cherry compote fits the bill. Add a splash of Cointreau or brandy at the end, warm through then light with a long match, stand well back and wait for the applause.
1 lemon, pare rind from lemon with a vegetable peeler and squeeze juice
200 ml (7 fl oz) water, plus little extra
75 g (3 oz) caster sugar
400 g (14 oz) British cherries, stalks and stones removed
4 tablespoons Cointreau or brandy
Scoops vanilla ice cream to serve
Add the lemon rind, juice, water and sugar to a small frying pan and simmer gently for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time until the sugar has completely dissolved.
Boil for 3 minutes until syrupy.
Add the cherries and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes until they are softened and the juices have coloured the syrup.
Lift out and discard the lemon rind.
Add the liqueur or brandy and bring just to the boil, flame with a lit match (use extra long ones so you don’t burn fingers) making sure to stand well back then take to the table.
When the flames subside spoon into dishes and serve with scoops of ice cream.
Look out for a cherry stoner when you are next shopping, this handy gadget makes light work of pressing out the cherry stones, it is about the size and price of a garlic press, but once you have one, you will wonder how you ever managed without it!
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