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Recipes using fruit

apple and date chutney

Apple & Date Chutney or Relish Recipe

Like Pan Yan Pickle but could equally be called Apple and Date relish/chutney. Makes several jars depending on the size. No cooking involved.

almond ring

Almond Ring Recipe

An Almond Ring is a perfect dessert for a special occasion. It's full of almond flavor with a lovely icing to provide that extra bit of sweetness.

gooseberry and ginger

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe

A dark, spicy Gooseberry and Ginger chutney that is perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but keeps for much longer.

pear, fig and walnut chutney

Pear, Fig and Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear, Fig & Walnut Chutney. If you prefer a less chunky texture, chop everything (including the walnuts) into smaller pieces.

old ma donothey's beetroot chutney

Old Ma Donothey’s Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Old Ma Donethey's Beetroot Chutney. A very sweet chutney that is delicious with ham, sausage, pork pie, cheese and savoury snacks.

beetroot and orange preserve

Beetroot and Orange Preserve Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Orange Preserve - an easy to make, sweet and spicy preserve that is great with cold meats and cheese.

microwave green tomato chutney

Microwave Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Microwave Green Tomato Chutney. A good recipe as it is cooked in the microwave and not for hours in a preserving pan on the hob.

green tomato marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade. A lovely breakfast marmalade, makes a good side dish with curry, and brilliant with cheese.

rhubarb and date chutney

Rhubarb and Date Chutney Recipe

Easy to make recipe for Rhubarb and Date Chutney. A lovely warm and well-rounded chutney. Serve with cheese, pâté, cold meats, sandwiches etc.

lemoncello

Authentic Italian Lemoncello Recipe

Recipe for Authentic Italian Lemoncello. Best stored in a dark place to ensure the colour of the liquid remains true. Makes about 2.5 litres.

marrow and courgette chutney

Marrow & Courgette Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Marrow & Courgette Chutney. Goes lovely with cheese or cold meats. Best to leave in a cool, dark place for 2 - 3 weeks at least before consuming.

pear and walnut chutney

Pear & Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear & Walnut Chutney. Makes about 4 lb (1.8 kg) of chutney. Leave for at least a month to allow to mature.

onion pickle

Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Onion Pickle. Makes 1 to 1¼ lbs (500g) . This pickle needs to be refrigerated and used up within a month but you'll have eaten it before that!

strawberry ice  cream

Easy Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Easy Strawberry Ice Cream. To serve, take the container out of the freezer about half an hour before serving so it softens a little.

sweet beetroot chutney

Sweet Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Beetroot Chutney. This chutney can be eaten fresh or will keep for 3-4 months unopened. Lovely with buttered crusty bread and cheese.

uncooked cake

Sultana, Cherry and Chocolate Uncooked Cake Recipe

Recipe for Sultana, Cherry and Chocolate Uncooked Cake. Takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish and is ideal for making with children.

cherry and oat fingers

Jenny’s Cherry and Oat Fingers Recipe

Recipe for Jenny's Cherry and Oat Fingers. Can be served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or custard but are amazing on their own.

raspberry buns

Raspberry Buns Recipe

Recipe for Raspberry Buns. Very quick and easy to make and will go down well with the whole family. Children love helping to make these.

pineapple upside down

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake. A classic recipe that's still a firm favourite. Easy to make and can be served on its own or with custard or cream.

lemon lovecake

Lemon Love Cake Recipe

Lemon Love Cake Recipe. A simple lemon love cake recipe for you to bake. Frequently appeared on the school dinner menu! A firm favourite with children.

grandma's x-mas pudding

Grandma’s Wartime Christmas Pudding Recipe

Recipe for Grandma's Wartime Christmas Pudding. Make in advance and keep stored in a cool, dry place. Heat through on Christmas Day in a microwave.

christmas pudding ice cream

Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Christmas Pudding Ice Cream. A lighter alternative for the Christmas lunch or Boxing day tea. Ice cream is easy to make all you need is a freezer

cherry fruit
bread pudding

Traditional Bread Pudding Recipe

Recipe for an easy to make, traditional Bread Pudding. Makes 9 squares so should serve 9! Serve on its own or with custard or cream/ice cream.

bara brith

Bara Brith Recipe

Recipe for Bara Brith or Speckled Bread as it is sometimes known. A traditional welsh recipe that varies from village to village and farm to farm in details

apple snow

Apple Snow Recipe

Recipe for Apple Snow - An easy to make dessert. This recipe can also be made using rhubarb, gooseberries or pears. Note warning: uses raw egg whites

green tomato marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade An unusual recipe that makes use of green tomatoes at the end of season combined with lemons for a fresh tasting marmalade

zucchini loaf

Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf. Yet another way to use up the annual courgette glut - or zucchini as they are called in the Americas

danish fruit soup

Danish Fruit Soup Recipe

Recipe for Danish Fruit Soup. Serve with crushed rusks, toasted oatmeal or bread cubes, apple boats or dumplings cooked in the soup for 3-5 minutes.

lemon and carrot marmalade

Lemon and Carrot Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Lemon and Carrot Marmalade. The same proportions can be used for Grapefruit, Half Lemons and Limes and all Limes.

plum and orange jam

Plum and Orange Jam Recipe

Recipe for Plum and Orange Jam. This unusual jam mixing two very different flavours actually works exceptionally well.

jellied beetroot

Jellied Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Jellied Beetroot. This recipe appeared in the SWRI (Scottish Women's Rural Institute) cookbook about 30 years ago.

apple flapjack

Apple Flapjack Recipe

Recipe for Apple Flapjack. Easy to make Eat hot with ice cream or cold, in slices, in kids lunch box etc. One to make with the kids on a wet day

rhubarb fool

Instant Rhubarb Fool (without the custard) Recipe

Recipe for Instant Rhubarb Fool (without the custard). Set in the fridge for half an hour and decorate with more fruit as desired before serving.

moroccan chicken

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Chicken. Serves 4 people when served with couscous or turmeric flavoured rice and flat breads.

broad bean

Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing. The Tahini dressing will keep for 1 week in the fridge.

plum cake

Plum Cake Recipe

Recipe for Plum Cake. This is lovely served hot or cold with Greek Yogurt and honey. I sent this recipe to The British Farm Council in the 1980's

lemon

Lemon Oil Recipe

Recipe for Lemon Oil. Keep lemon oil on hand to make salad dressings or to use when cooking fish. Great for pasta and mash as well.

braod bean pilaf

Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf. Takes about ½ an hour to prepare, 30 mins to 1 hour to cook Serve in bowls topped with griddled courgette.

caramelised onion

Caramelised Onion Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Caramelised Onion Chutney. Makes about 3 lbs. This recipe was given to us by a friend who lives in France where she served it with pate on toast

hot carrot

Hot Carrot and Chilli Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Hot Carrot and Chilli Chutney Makes about 4 lbs The carrot adds a sweetness and body to the chutney which gets its heat from the chilli of course

apple date

Apple, Date and Chilli Chutney Recipe

This easy recipe for Apple, Date and Chilli Chutney makes about 5 lbs which may sound a lot but it won't last long once you taste how delicious it is

apricot cake

Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake Recipe

Recipe for Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake. This is a lovely moist cake and good for folk who have to be careful with sugar.

blackcurrant liqueur

Blackcurrant Liqueur Recipe

Recipe for Blackcurrant Liqueur. Tuck it away for a special occasion and/or add a drop over ice-cream. It only gets better the longer you leave it !!

banana and raisin

Banana & Raisin Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Banana and Raisin Loaf. Lovely spread with butter. Wrap well in foil when it has cooled down. Really best eaten the following day

elderflower cordial

Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Recipe for Elderflower Cordial. Beautiful and refreshing either with iced water & extra lemon slices or tonic water. Also poured over ice cream for dessert

cherry cake

All in one bowl Cherry Cake Recipe

Recipe for Cherry Cake Recipe Really simple and easy to make While still hot brush with Apricot Jam Takes 3 hours to make and bake but you'll eat it faster

dried apricot

Dried Apricot Jam Recipe

Recipe for Dried Apricot Jam. A lovely jam with a beautiful color and flavor. A big advantage is that it can be made when apricots are not in season.

prune chutney

Prune, Apple and Walnut Chutney Recipe

Easy recipe for Prune, Apple and Walnut Chutney. Pour into sterilised jars and leave for at least 8 weeks to allow the flavours to develop if you can wait.

squashy rhubarb

Squashy Rhubarb Cake Recipe

Recipe for Squash Rhubarb Cake. Serve as a cake or warm as a pudding with custard. Absolutely delicious A new take on rhubarb crumble but with all the taste

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