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Bee’s Homemade Fairy Cakes

5 Aug

This simple recipe is perfect for any occasion, each fairy cake can be customised to your individual taste or that of your guests through the addition of ingredients such as chocolate chips and fun yummy icing. This recipe is also perfect to try out substituting egg for dietary requirements or personal taste as mentioned in our previous post.

fairycakes

Ingredients you will need…

175g/6 tablespoons of Self Raising Flour

125g/4 tablespoons of Caster Sugar

125g of Margarine (half a block)

2 Eggs

2 tablespoons of cold Water

How to make…

  1. Ensure oven is fully preheated to 200°C, Gas 6.
  2. Then put bun paper cases into bun tins.
  3. Put the flour, sugar, margarine, eggs or egg substitute and water into a bowl. Beat all the ingredients together with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Put heaped teaspoons of the mixture into each bun case.
  5. Place in the oven on the top shelf and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire tray.
  7. Now the fun part. Decorate the fairy cakes as you see fit! We recommend using chocolate spread and covering with sweets or fruit depending on the occasion. Enjoy!

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Egg substitutes

3 Aug

This is a great article for any baking enthusiast who wishes to substitute egg with another ingredient when following our recipes. You may wishes to substitute egg for a number of reasons, whether it is because of personal taste or dietary requirement. If you require any more information on this subject don’t hesitate to get in touch!

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No Naughties

 

Eggs are commonly used in baking, so what do you do if you’re a vegan, allergic to egg or don’t want to use it for some other reason?

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Bee’s Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

20 Jun

‘Perfect for Sharing’

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The ingredients you will need… (makes 1 1/2 dozen)

2 cups of all-purpose Flour

1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda

1/2 teaspoon of Salt

3/4 cup of unsalted Butter, melted

1 cup packed with Brown Sugar

1/2 cup of white sugar

1 tablespoon of vanilla extract

1 Egg

1 Egg Yolk

2 cups of semisweet Chocolate Chips

How to make…

  1. Preheat the oven to 325F (165 C). Grease cookie sheets or line them with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar until well blended. Beat in the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy. Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand using a wooden spoon. Drop cookie dough 1/4 cup at a time onto the prepared cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.
  4. Bake for approximately 15 to 17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly toasted. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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