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Chocolate Truffles

These easy-to-make truffles are perfect for last-minute Christmas gifts or a special after-dinner treat.  You can fill them with all sorts of flavours and textures. Turn them into snowball truffles by rolling them in desiccated coconut. This recipe features in The Chilterns Recipe Book (available now), produced and compiled by Rebecca  Fleckney, which celebrates the […]

Living Magazines tiramisu

Tiramisu

This quick and easy Northern Italian dessert is made with a creamy mascarpone filling, coffee-dunked ladyfingers and finished with a dusting of cocoa. This recipe comes from Tring’s Nonna’s Pantry, where you can find authentic ingredients so you can  create your own delicious tiramisu at home. They say: ‘A traditional recipe involves no alcohol, however  […]

Living Magazines Mini Coronation Chicken Pies with Pickled Walnut Chutney

Mini Coronation Chicken Pies with Pickled Walnut Chutney

Prep time: 1 hour (plus 4 hours marinating time) Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients For the Coronation Chicken Pies: 6 chicken thighs, bone and skin removed 1 ball of Opies Stem Ginger, finely grated 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp turmeric powder 3 tbsp korma paste 125g yoghurt Pinch of salt 2 sheets shortcrust pastry 1 […]

Living Magazines Limoncello Drizzle Cake

Limoncello Drizzle Cake

This Mother’s Day, share the love by getting in the kitchen and whipping up a handmade bake to share with mums, grandmas, aunties and godmothers. The traditional lemon drizzle cake gets a 21st-century makeover thanks to Opies, with the addition of Italian liqueur. It would also make a delicious centrepiece for an Easter afternoon tea. […]

Living Magazines Britain Loves Baking Gingerbread Cookies

Britain Loves Baking Gingerbread Cookies

This seasonal recipe comes from Britain Loves Baking, which has released a new baking themed advent calendar this year. One should be winging its way to the lucky winner of our online competition at livingmags.info/competitions right about now! The calendars cost £170 and can be ordered from britainlovesbaking.com. Ingredients 180g butter, softened 170g brown sugar […]

Living Magazines Tropical Carrot cake

Rain or Shine Tropical Carrot Cake

This September, Macmillan Cancer Support’s Coffee Morning event is back, with those attending set to raise millions to ensure Macmillan can continue to support the growing number of people living with cancer. Sadly, there has never been a more terrifying time in recent history to receive a diagnosis as people face potential disruption or delays […]

Living Magazines Michael Chakraverty 's Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

Podcaster, writer, and former 2019 Great British Bake Off contestant Michael Chakraverty has shared his chocolate cupcakes recipe. For the Cupcakes 125g dark chocolate (minimum 56% cocoa solids) 125g unsalted butter 5tsp instant coffee 90ml boiling water 120g plain flour 30g cocoa powder 5tsp baking powder 100g golden caster sugar 150g light brown sugar 2 […]

Living Magazines Refined- sugar free carrot cup cake

Healthy Carrot Cupcakes

Our recipe for this issue comes courtesy of Joy Skipper and the Alzheimer’s Society. The charity’s Cupcake Day takes place on 17 June and gives people the chance to bake, deliver or buy cakes to raise money to support the 850,000 people currently living with dementia in the UK. For this year’s Cupcake Day the […]

Living Magazines Homemade Candy Coated Rainbow Cookies

Rainbow Cookies

In this issue, Victoria Chidgey of Little Tring Cakes, who opened Waters Edge earlier in the year (previously Bluebell Tea Rooms) at Marsworth Reservoir, shares with our readers how to make one of their most popular items – Rainbow Cookies. Perfect for some family baking over the Easter weekend! For the cookie dough 260g Plain […]

Living Magazines Traditional English Trifle

Traditional English Trifle

Sarah Murray at Tring’s Beechwood Fine Food brings a taste of Christmas past with her trifle recipe: ‘My mother always made a trifle at Christmas; a pack of trifle sponges, a tin of Del Monte fruit cocktail, custard made with Bird’s custard powder, lashings of whipped cream and a good soaking of sweet Sherry. ‘What, […]

Living Magazines butternut sqush cake

Butternut Squash Cake

Make this scrumptious squash cake as a seasonal treat for Hallowe’en. Ingredients 300g self-raising flour 300g light muscovado sugar 3 tsp mixed spice 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 175g sultanas ½ tsp salt 4 free range eggs, beaten 200g butter, melted and slightly cooled finely grated zest 1 orange 1 tbsp orange juice 500g butternut […]

Living Magazines Bakewell Tart

Bakewell Tart

Delicious served warm with some whipped cream, ice cream, or just with a cup of coffee, this Bakewell Tart is a perfect teatime treat for the whole family. Ingredients 200g shortcrust pastry 2tbsp raspberry jam 125g caster sugar 125g soft margarine 2 medium eggs 80g ground almonds 60g plain flour 1tsp almond essence 40g flaked […]