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Hey guys! Hope you are all well! Thought we would give a very quick and easy recipe for you! If you are short on time and want to whip up something quickly, let it set in the fridge while you get ready!

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You will need…..
3 lemons
500ml cream
150g caster sugar
Some strawberries, mint and toasted almonds to garnish!

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Put cream in a saucepan with the zest and juice of the lemons, bring to the boil! Remove from heat and leave for 30minutes.
Pass through a fine sieve into a saucepan, add sugar and boil for exactly 5 minutes!

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Pour into a pretty little dish, or glasses which look fantastic! And chill, overnight for a better result!

Garnish with strawberries, toasted almonds and shredded mint!

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Enjoy!

Vanilla Fudge Time

Hello everybody!

We think its time to knock up a little bit of fudge. A nice very simple recipe to get you started! Then you can go mad with all different flavours and colours.

When I think of fudge it always reminds me of a trip to Edinburgh in Scotland, a shop on the Royal Mile. It had every flavour you could think of, I`ve never spent so much money on fudge in my life. But it tastes soooo good.

I would suggest that you use a thermometer with this recipe, you may not have one, but i think it is always good idea to have one, plus you can use it for so many different recipes.

You will need…..

  • 310g caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of liquid glucose
  • 290ml double cream
  • 110g butter
  • 1 tablespoon of icing sugar, sifted
  • little bit of oil for greasing
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Prepare a tray which has a raised edge, around 6 inch square would be the best, by greasing it lightly with oil. We didn’t have one so we used our oven tray and partitioned it off with some greaseproof paper.

Put your sugar, glucose, cream,butter and vanilla extract into a heavy bottomed saucepan.

Place on the heat and bring slowly to the boil, stirring frequently. When it starts boiling reduce the heat. Now we have to bring the mixture to 115c /235f, but not too fast, you don’t want it boiling quickly.

When you reach that temperature, carefully pour into a mixing bowl and add your icing sugar, remember the mix is hot hot hot!

Pour your hot fudge into your prepared tin and allow to cool and set.

Better to leave it overnight to set (you can have some for your breakfast 😉 we did ha ha) cut into petit four-sized pieces, and enjoy!

Now if you like the taste of chocolate fudge, just leave out the vanilla extract and add 110g melted chocolate just after adding the icing sugar and mix well! Peace out

T&G

Hello Hello!

Hope you ladies and gentleman are all well and enjoying your Easter break! Here is a little idea we was and thought it would be a great idea to have a go and share with you guys! We found this idea from La receta de la Felicidad.

You will need:

  • 12 eggs to use as shells
  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 125 g butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 225 g granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder

First job you`ll have to do is prepare your eggs, make a whole in the bottom of the egg, using a cork screw

Peel a little bit of the shell back, then stick a needle inside to break up the yolk

Empty the eggs into a bowl, you can use these for something else (like dinner, egg fried rice, yum yum!)

Soak the egg shells in salty water (100 g to a litre of water) for 30 minutes

After 30 minutes, rinse with cold water then drain upside down till dry. Add around 1 teaspoon of veg oil inside the shell and roll around making sure the inside is all coated. Drain the excess out.

Preheat your oven to 180 c/350 f. Make little egg cups out of tin foil, so your eggs can stand up on a tray in the oven, as demonstrated by Gaila or you can use a muffin tin.

Place your egg-shells on a baking tray, so your ready to fill when you have made your brownie mix

Melt your chocolate and butter in a heat proof bowl over a pot of simmering water. while it is melting, mix your eggs and sugar together, then sieve your flour, salt and cocoa powder together.

Add your egg/sugar mix whisking together

Then using a spoon stir in your flour/cocoa/salt mix

Place the batter in a piping bag with a small nozzle pipe into the shells filling 3/4 full

Bake for 15-20 minutes

Oppps!

This might happen! So if it does it is better to give them a little clean while they are hot, when they are cold it is very hard. Be gentle

Allow to cool then put back in the egg carton

Look like normal eggs?????

Enjoy from Trev and Gaila

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