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Recipes to try at Home

Simple Ginger bread

You'll need:

  • 75g butter

  • 3 1/2tbsp golden syrup

  • 60g light soft brown sugar

  • 175g plain flour

  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda

  • 2tsp ground ginger, any shape cutters & baking paper


  1. Add butter, golden syrup and light brown sugar to a pan. Stir on a low heat until sugar has dissolved.

  2. Add flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger to a mixing bowl then stir together. Make a well in the centre and pour in the sugar and butter mixture.

  3. Stir together to form a dough (it might be easiest to use your hands).

  4. Wrap in clingfilm and let chill for 30mins to firm up.

  5. Lay the dough between two sheets of baking parchment. Press dough lightly with a rolling pin start to roll backwards and forwards, giving regular quarter turns. Until dough is roughly thickness of a £1 coin.

  6. Using a biscuit cutter cut out the shapes. Bake at 190°C (170°C fan) mark 5 for 10-12min, until lightly golden brown.

  7. The biscuits won't be firm but will harden when left to cool outside the oven.

Number Cupcakes


You'll need:

  • 175g plain flour

  • 3 tsp baking powder

  • 70g margarine

  • 60g sugar

  • 1 tbsp golden syrup

  • 150ml pint milk


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees / gas mark 4.

  2. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Cream the margarine, sugar and golden syrup together in a bowl until light and fluffy. Add a little flour then a little milk and repeat until all of the flour and milk has been added and the mixture is smooth and well combined. (Add a little extra milk or water if the mixture is too stiff.)

  3. Split the mixture between cupcake cases and cook for 20 - 25 minutes or until golden brown

  4. Allow to cool, use 'writing icing' to pipe numbers onto the Cupcakes, talk about the number on your front



You'll need:

  • 2 large Tomatoes 

  • Garlic (Crushed)

  • Dried Coriander



  1. Chop your tomatoes with a child safety knife

  2. Blend ingredients together to a 'mushy' consistency.

  3. Scoop out with breadsticks / tortillas or add to pasta!

Very Simple Biscuits


 You'll Need: 

  • 100g Butter

  • 50g Caster Sugar 

  • 150g Self-Raising Flour 



  1. Preheat the oven to 180C, fan 160C, Gas 4

  2. Put the butter into a bowl and beat to soften.

  3. Gradually beat in the sugar and then the flour 

  4. Bring the mixture together with your hands to form a dough, feel the texture, is it wet, cold, dry?

  5. Form the dough into around walnut size and place spread apart on 2 baking trays. Press each ball down with a fork to flatten

  6. Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until very pale golde​n. Leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

Rainbow Biscuits

You'll need:

  • 100g Butter 

  • 50g Caster Sugar 

  • 175g Plain Flour 

  • Few drops of vanilla extract 


1. Pre-Heat oven to 150 C / Gas 5
2. Add the butter & sugar in a bowl and mix until light & fluffy

3. Add the vanilla, mix, add the flour then mix well

4. Roll out to around 5mm thick and cut into circles

5. Bake for 25 mins or until golden brown.

6. Allow to cool - use 'writing icing' or home-made icing in different colours to decorate.

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