Recipes

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 […]

Living Magazines Rumbles Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

It’s the perfect Spring treat – and this Lemon Drizzle Cake from Rumbles will have the whole family reaching for a slice. Ingredients 125g soft margarine 125g caster sugar 2 medium eggs 125g self raising flour 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1 lemon (grated zest and juice) How to make it Heat the oven to 160C, […]

Living Magazines Christmas florentines

Gluten free Boozy Chocolate Florentine Tarts

Sadly we just won’t have room in the Winter issue of Living Magazines for our normal recipe feature, so here it is online! Thanks so much to Sarah Murray of Beechwood Fine Foods for providing us with this – it’s great to have a tried and tested gluten-free recipe for those who need it! Florentine […]

Living Magazines Rumbles Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate Brownie

This delicious chocolate brownie recipe comes from Rumbles Catering. Ingredients 200g dark chocolate 200g butter 200g caster sugar 4 medium eggs 120g self-raising flour (or Gluten Free Flour) How to Make It First, line an 8-inch square cake tin with baking paper. Heat the oven to 150C. Gently melt the butter and chocolate together over […]

Living Magazines Swiss Roll

Lemon and Raspberry Swiss Roll

Ingredients For the sponge: 3 large eggs 125g caster sugar 125g plain flour finely grated zest of lemon For filling: 150ml double cream 125g mascarpone 5tsp caster sugar 6-8tbsp good quality lemon curd 125g fresh raspberries – 35cm x 25cm Swiss roll tin – Oven 200C/Gas 5/fan oven 180C How to Make It Preheat the […]

Living Magazines Chocolate orange Easter cake Recipe

Chocolate Orange Easter Cake

Ingredients For the chocolate cake: 125g plain flour 225g caster sugar 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda¼ tsp salt 125ml buttermilk 60g melted butter 1 egg, beaten 125ml water For the orange cake: 175g plain flour 225g caster sugar 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ¼ tsp salt 125ml buttermilk 60g melted butter 1 […]

Living Magazines Triple Chocolate Terrine

Triple Chocolate Terrine

A relatively easy but impressive looking prepare-in-advance dessert. This wickedly rich chocolate terrine goes well with fresh fruit, fruits in alcohol or mulled fruit compote. Serves 8 – easily doubled Ingredients 375ml double cream 125g good quality white chocolate – melted 125g good quality milk chocolate – melted 125g good quality plain chocolate – melted […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Plum Crumble Slice

Plum Crumble Slice

Ingredients 250g cold butter 225g golden caster sugar 300g ground almonds 140g plain flour, plus 25g 2 eggs 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 8-10 plums, stoned and roughly chopped 50g flaked almonds How to make it Preheat oven to 180C/ Gas 4/fan 160C Line a 20 x 30cm baking tin with baking paper […]