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Drying & Preserving apples

A simple recipe for drying apple Ingredients        2 apples of your choice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon  Prepare           Preheat the oven to 100C°. Line baking tray with baking paper. Core the apples with an apple corer. Using a sharp knife, slice them very thin as circles, preferably no more than 5mm thick. A …

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Creamy lemon crumble squares recipes

Super yummy lemon slice for sweet treats and picnic basket food.   Ingredients           1 1/4 cups plain flour 1 1/4 cups traditional rolled oats 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 395g tin condensed milk 2 tablespoons …

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Apple ring pancakes recipes

Ingredients       2 apples, cores removed 1 cup Pancake Batter prepared according to the package instructions 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 tablespoons icing sugar or coconut sugar 3 tablespoons maple syrup, optional   Prepare           Preparing pancake batter and set it aside. To prepare apple rings, decore apple and slice them thinly, 1-2mm thick. Heat …

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Chocolate pear cake recipe

  No fuss, mix together chocolate cake for treat day. Ingredients 200g dark cooking chocolate, finely chopped 120g unsalted butter 3 eggs 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/3 cup plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 tbsp cinnamon powder 1 pinch salt 2 pears, cubed Icing sugar   Prepare           Preheat your oven to 180°C. …

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Blueberry pancakes recipe

  We think the picture says it all. Let yourself enjoy the fruits of your labour.   Ingredients  3/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 cup flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, whisked 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 1/2 cup fresh blueberries more butter for the pan    …

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Goat cheese stuffed figs

  A quick to assemble velvety dessert or a sweet starter.   Ingredients           Ripe figs Goat cheese Walnuts Honey Pepper   Prepare           Cut ripe figs three quarters the way down the fruit. Gently fill with goat cheese and walnuts. Drizzle with honey. Season with pepper. Serve chilled.

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Flower pot Christmas cake recipe

Next time you bake a Christmas cake for a friend, try baking one in a terracotta flower pot. Once the cake is devoured, they can reuse the pot to plant up their favourite plant.   Ingredients 1.5kg mixed fruit 1/2 cup of your favourite sherry/brandy/rum 2 tbsp apricot jam 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 5 eggs 250g butter, melted …

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Canadian Blueberry Cake

  INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cup plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup castor sugar 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 4 eggs 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup blueberries ICING 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted 1 tablespoon lemon juice   Method Preheat oven to 180°C. Line loaf tin. Combine flour, …

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Fig salad with walnuts and fetta

Lettuce leaves, mixed varieties 3 or 4 figs (quartered) Walnuts, handful Persian fetta Olive oil Balsamic Vinegar Shaved prosciutto (optional)   In a decorative bowl, loosely place mixed lettuce leaves of your choice at the base. Sprinkle over the top of the lettuce quartered fig wedges, chopped walnuts and fetta. Drizzle generously with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. For an …

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Mexican quinoa salad with lime chilli dressing

This quick and easy Mexican salad made ahead will turn your next meal into a fiesta.   Ingredients           1 1/2 cups of quinoa 2 1/4 cups water 1 green capsicum 1 cup black beans Punnet cherry tomatoes 1 cup corn kernels 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup coriander Chilli lime dressing 1/3 cup …

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