Quick fruit cake nigella recipes

Spiced Clementine Bundt Cake

Spiced Clementine Bundt Cake

It fills the room with the aroma of Christmas and is great for those who have a mortal fear of dried fruit - of which there appears to be an increasing amount
HOT CROSS BUN CAKE

HOT CROSS BUN CAKE

You could leave it like that or give it a quick blast with a cooks blow torch. It's quite well documented that I'm not the biggest fan of fruit cake or marzipan but I do like marzipan cooked into cakes
Top Ten Ways to Bake Your Family Happy…

Top Ten Ways to Bake Your Family Happy…

Quick and simple, they are a regular tea time treat in our house. Fruit Scones. Nigella Lawson’s recipe for what she calls American Breakfast Pancakes – though there’s no requirement to have them for breakfast – is foolproof and you can substitute a splash of vegetable or sunflower oil instead of butter if you like
Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

So the arrival of the Chef’n Mix Quick was an occasion for much excitement. As far as cakes are concerned, if you’re worried that a shop-bought fruit Christmas cake may be on the dry-side, tip it upside down, use a skewer to make some holes and add a touch of brandy or sherry
Chocolate Pavlova

Chocolate Pavlova

I wanted something summery, quick and easy and even though I had made my Summer Pavlova recently I still wanted to make something different
random recipes #40 - round up

random recipes #40 - round up

And finally here's Alison from Dragons and Fairydust with Layered Cheesy Vegetables taken from a never before cooked from Quick and Easy Vegetarian Cooking by Sarah Brown
Mother’s Day Breakfasts Your Kids Can Make

Mother’s Day Breakfasts Your Kids Can Make

If Mother’s Day for you means your children bringing you breakfast-in-bed, here’s some inspiration in the form of quick and easy Mother’s Day breakfast recipes your kids can make all by themselves (with perhaps a little help from a grown-up)
No Sandwich Packed Lunch Ideas

No Sandwich Packed Lunch Ideas

Carrot & Dip, Olives, Cucumber and Pepper slices, Celery, Peas or Corn, Edamame, Lettuce or Greens, Sliced Fruit, Fruit Pouches, Dried Fruit, Fruit Juice,
Round-up: The Spice Trail beach barbecue challenge

Round-up: The Spice Trail beach barbecue challenge

They are a lovely take on the classic rice crispy cakes we all learn to make at some point in our childhoods, featuring spices, dried fruit and nuts, caramelised biscuit spread and, of course, lots of chocolate
Interview – Global Blue

Interview – Global Blue

Very easy to make and such a crowd pleaser… it goes very quickly though. A traditional South American diet means eating lots of plants and fruits and high protein fish and meats
Cream tea anyone?

Cream tea anyone?

I use them a lot more at Xmas time, Nigella's Xmas being a fave,and you can always rely on Delia.   It is from this book that my first offerings were created, I started by making scones, cakes, and biscuits from this, at the age of 10- just looked at the messy food splattered pages  from those old days. I stick to this 100% but add in a handful of sultanas as we prefer them with fruit. I think to secret to wonderful fully light risen  scones is not handling the dough for very long, roll it out quickly as you can and quite thick, I roll it out to 3/4 inch thick, brush with beaten egg or milk and don't over cook them
Focus on spices

Focus on spices

I’ve tried using ready ground cardamom which is great if it gets used up fairly quickly otherwise the flavour begins to disappear
Orange and Almond Buns

Orange and Almond Buns

A quick fruit bowl, store cupboard search revealed oranges and ground almonds. They are scrumptious just as they are but make a great desert served with custard and with a fruit coulis