A little like a Fruit Shortcake biscuit but made with orange zest to add more flavour. Always use currants as raisins are too big. Any shape cookie cutter will do but try not to make it too fancy as it will be difficult to cut out the dough with the currants in. Lovely served with…
Category: Easter Recipes
Bunny Buns or Carrot Cakes
These Cakes are really yummy and ever so slightly healthy, thanks to the addition of the carrot, the cream cheese icing is delicious too. They are really easy and quick to make too.
Easter Nest Cakes
Delicious chocolate cupcakes decorated to look like easter nests, great to make with the children for Easter
Hot Cross Scones
These are a scone version of Hot Cross Buns, very quick to make without needing to prove the dough, serve warm with butter
Simnel Mini Loaf Cakes with Edible Flowers
Simnel cakes are traditionally given on Mothering Sunday. If you don’t have a mini loaf tin you can use muffin cases. The icing uses freshly squeezed orange juice and gives a pale yellow icing, if Blood or Blush Oranges are in season these will give you a pale pink icing. Source the edible flowers carefully…
Simnel cakes were traditionally made for Mothering Sunday when people in service were given the Sunday off to go home to their Mother Church.