Monthly Archives: August 2016


Custard Cookies

By |August 31st, 2016|


250g Butter

8 tbsp Custard powder

8 tbsp White Sugar

4 tsp Baking powder

2 Eggs

3 c Flour

1 tsp Vanilla


Mix the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla well. Sift dry ingredients twice and then mix into butter mixture. Roll balls and flatten or use a cookie cutter. Bake in medium oven until light golden and cooked through.

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Malva Pudding

By |August 19th, 2016|



1 c Flour

1 c Milk

1 tsp Baking Soda

1 Egg

1 tbsp Fine Apricot jam

1 c White Sugar

1 tbsp Butter

Juice and zest of 1 lemon



1 c cream

1 c Sugar

½ c Butter

½ c boiling water.



Cream the butter and sugar well and add the beaten egg. In a small bowl, dissolve the baking soda in the milk. Sift […]

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Banana Bread

By |August 12th, 2016|


2 c Flour

½ c Butter

½ t Baking powder

1 ½ c White Sugar

¾ t Baking Soda

2 Large eggs

½ t Salt

1 t Vanilla

¼ c Sour/buttermilk

1 c Mashed ripe banana


Sift together the flour, baking powder, sugar and baking soda. In a separate bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat eggs well and add to the creamed butter and sugar. […]

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Aunt Maria’s Short Crust

By |August 5th, 2016|


1 packet (500g) Self-raising flour

1 Egg, beaten

250g Margarine or butter well chilled

2 tbsp Sugar


Grate chilled margarine or butter into the flour. Add two tablespoons sugar. Beat egg well and mix into flour mix. When dough is thoroughly mixed and a crumbly texture, press into dish.

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