Recipe

Chewy Fruity Coooookies

Turn your oven on to 150 degrees to start heating up while you make the dough. Ingredients: 125g butter substitute 125g brown caster sugar 125g self raising flour (or self raising gluten free flour) 50g oats (or increase GF self raising flour by 50g if you cannot eat oats) 1tbsp …

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Candied orange peel in eight simple steps

This is an easy to make and waste free recipe. Ingredients: 4 large oranges 540g caster sugar Method: Cut the oranges into 4 wedges. Then remove the peel from each wedge. Cut them into chunks or long strands… whatever you prefer.  Place them over a stove top in a pot …

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Family friendly ‘free from’ mince pies

This is my favourite mince pie crust recipe because the pastry doesn’t need to be rolled out and the children can be in charge of  making perfect mince pies from start to finish. This will make 16 – 18 pies. Ingredients: 225g butter substitute (best used when very cold, so …

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Kirkby Cupkies

These cookie cakes are a big hit with anyone who loves candy canes. Preheat oven to 200° C (400°F or Gas Mark 6) Ingredients: 250g (1 cup) of dairy free margarine 200g (1 cup) of soft brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 300g (2 ½ cups) of gluten free self …

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Coconut cream pie (dairy, gluten and lactose free)

Ingredients: 80g flaked coconut 550ml of unsweetened coconut milk 160g caster sugar 3 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch) 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 (9inch) pie shell (bake this before you make the pie filling) Method: Spread coconut on baking sheet and toast it in the oven for about 5 …

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Plum Jam

A week today my family will be celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving (a day early but Monday isn’t a holiday here in England). We will be eating loads of different seasonal foods and condiments. The picture below is the plum jam I have made as one of the condiments. Follow my simple recipe …

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Christmas Candy Men

Here is one of my easy gluten free recipes for you all which also works well using flour containing gluten: Set oven to 150 degrees (130 if fan assisted, gas mark 2) Ingredients: 125 g very dairy free margarine 125 g brown caster sugar 2 tbsp plant milk 175 g …

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