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Short Crust Pastry Recipe

Short Crust Pastry Recipe You will need: 8 oz. flour 2 oz. lard (or Pinch salt vegetable 2 oz. margarine shortening) Cold water to mix 1 Sieve the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. 2 Roughly chop the fat and add to the flour. Rub the fat into the flour using the finger tips […] Read more

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Quick Orange Sauce Recipe

Quick Orange Sauce Recipe Cooking Time: 5 minutes You will need: 1 packet white sauce 1 lemon 1 pint milk 1 dessertspoon red 1 orange wine 1 Make up white sauce according to the directions on the package but use only pint milk. 2 Add juice of 1 orange and 1 lemon and 1 dessertspoon […] Read more

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Coffee Sauce Recipe

Coffee Sauce Recipe Cooking Time: 2-3 minutes You will need: 1 pint strong black 2 heaped tablespoons coffee sugar 3 level tablespoons 1 oz. luxury margarine arrowroot 1 Blend coffee and arrowroot together. 2 Place in a small saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer gently for 2-3 minutes. 3 Remove from the heat, cool […] Read more

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Butter Cream Recipe

Butter Cream Recipe You will need: 6-8 oz. icing sugar vanilla essence 4 oz. butter 1 Sieve the icing sugar. 2 Beat butter with a wooden spoon or spatula until soft. 3 Beat icing sugar into the butter, adding a few drops of vanilla essence. The amount of icing sugar needed will depend on the […] Read more


Apple Sauce Recipe

Apple Sauce Recipe Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes You will need: 1 lb. cooking apples 1 pint water 1 oz. butter 1 strip lemon peel 2 oz. sugar (optional) 1 Peel and slice apples. 2 Put all ingredients in a pan and cook until the apples are reduced to a pulp. 3 Remove lemon peel, if […] Read more

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Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

Hollandaise Sauce Recipe Cooking Time: 1-2 minutes to reduce vinegar You will need: 2 tablespoons white 3 oz. unsalted butter wine vinegar lemon juice 2 egg yolks salt and pepper 5-oz. carton plain yoghourt seasoning 1 Put the vinegar in a small pan and boil until the quantity is reduced to 1 tablespoon. 2 Leave […] Read more

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White Sauce Recipe

White Sauce Recipe Cooking Time: about 10 minutes You will need: 1 oz. butter pint milk 1 oz. flour seasoning 1 Melt the butter, stir in the flour using a wooden spoon. 2 Cook over a gentle heat for 3 minutes without browning, stirring throughout. 3 Remove from heat and gradually stir in half the […] Read more