Farmhouse fruit cake recipes

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Irish Farmhouse Boiled Fruit Cake ( the easiest Fruit Cake you will ever make)

Irish Farmhouse Boiled Fruit Cake ( the easiest Fruit Cake you will ever make)

Irish Farmhouse Boiled Fruit Cake. Always with ham sandwiches, hard boiled eggs, floury potatoes and salad, boiled fruit cake & soda bread and buckets of hot tea
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Farmhouse Fruit Cake #GBBOBloggers2015

Farmhouse Fruit Cake #GBBOBloggers2015

I love fruit cakes and my favourite since when I was a child was farmhouse fruit cake. This week, it was Victorian week on The Great British Bake Off and the contestants had to make game pie, a tennis court fruit cake and a Charlotte Russe
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Farmhouse Fruit Cake

Farmhouse Fruit Cake

Sift and mix all the dry ingrediants, exept the dried fruit, into a large mixing bowl. Pore in the mixed dried fruit and fold so distributed evenly in the mixture
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Fruit Salad for National Farmhouse Breakfast Week

Fruit Salad for National Farmhouse Breakfast Week

Another great breakfast idea came in the form of this Warrens Original Cornish Saffron Cake, it makes really delicious toast to eat after your fruit salad with honey or a thin (healthy) scrape of butter
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Vintage Blue and White on Sepia Sunday: Farmhouse “Teacup” Spiced Fruit Loaf Recipe

Vintage Blue and White on Sepia Sunday: Farmhouse “Teacup” Spiced Fruit Loaf Recipe

This is a low-fat tea loaf, made with a teacup of hot tea, which is very popular in fruited cakes and bread recipes
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Classic Walnut Coffee Cake with Buttercream Filling

Classic Walnut Coffee Cake with Buttercream Filling

If you are looking for more yummy cake ideas, check out Jo’s Farmhouse Fruit Cake, Jeanne’s Gingerbread Spice Persimmon Cake or Binut’s Marmalade Coconut Semolina Cake
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Review: Morphy Richards Breadmaker, Rapid White Farmhouse Loaf and Cheese on Toast

Review: Morphy Richards Breadmaker, Rapid White Farmhouse Loaf and Cheese on Toast

My bread rolls on the other hand, which I started on the dough programme, (from my own recipe with beetroot and walnuts) and therefore using the fruit and nut dispenser, were fabulous - the dough was kneaded and proved to perfection, with the dispenser working just when it should
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Get Ready for Farmhouse Breakfast Week: Breakfast Recipes Galore!

Get Ready for Farmhouse Breakfast Week: Breakfast Recipes Galore!

Three Fruit Marmalade. Edwardian Fish Cakes with Wild and Smoked Haddock. Get Ready for Farmhouse Breakfast Week
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Somerset apple cake

Somerset apple cake

I don't like waste so I peeled and chopped them ready to make a crumble for pudding but while looking in The Complete Farmhouse Kitchen Cook Book I came across this recipe for Somerset Apple Cake and decided to make it
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Enjoy National Picnic Week with Pies, Pasties, Cakes & Sandwiches! My TOP Picnic Recipes

Enjoy National Picnic Week with Pies, Pasties, Cakes & Sandwiches! My TOP Picnic Recipes

Farmhouse “Teacup” Spiced Fruit Loaf Recipe. Cakes were always popular and especially Fruit Cake and Lemon Cake
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Somerset apple cake

Somerset apple cake

I don't like waste so I peeled and chopped them ready to make a crumble for pudding but while looking in The Complete Farmhouse Kitchen Cook Book I came across this recipe for Somerset Apple Cake and decided to make it
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Weekly Meal Plan and a New 5:2 Diet Recipe for Fast Days – Creamy Garlic Mushrooms on Toast (190 Calories)

Weekly Meal Plan and a New 5:2 Diet Recipe for Fast Days – Creamy Garlic Mushrooms on Toast (190 Calories)

Autumn Preserves Workshop in an Old Somerset Farmhouse. Porridge Pancakes with Manuka Honey (New recipe to follow)
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A Weekly Meal Plan, A Taste of Autumn and Allotment Soup (100 calories) for the 5:2 Diet

A Weekly Meal Plan, A Taste of Autumn and Allotment Soup (100 calories) for the 5:2 Diet

This would be perfect for lunch or supper, with the ubiquitous crusty bread (on a non fast day) and maybe a wedge of Vintage Farmhouse Cheddar (again, on a non fast day) to complete the soupy scene
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Down Memory Lane with my Old Fashioned Milk Loaf Recipe

Down Memory Lane with my Old Fashioned Milk Loaf Recipe

They may not have had the variety of “trendy” loaves and bread that we see nowadays in an artisan baker, but, they stocked all of my favourites such as Bloomers, Farmhouse White, Hovis, Cobs, Cottage Loaves, Split Tin, Baps, Barm Cakes, Tea Cakes, Fruit Loaves and so many more……