2Fairy Cakes Ingredients Method 100g margarine (4 tbl spoons) 100g sugar (4 tbl spoons)100g S.R. flour2 eggsMethodCream margarine and sugar until light and creamy.Add the egg a little at a time and beat well.Add vanilla essence and beat well.Fold in the flour.Half fill the paper cases with the mixture.Bake for 15-20mins on Gas 4 / 180°C until firm to touch and golden brown.
3Chilli Bean Casserole Ingredients Method 1 teaspoon oil1 piece of onion½ clove garlicPinch each of basil, cumin, chilli powder, cayenne pepper1 piece of pepper1 piece of carrot½ stick of celery¼ tin chopped tomatoes1 dst spoon tomato puree50ml water1 tbl spoon kidney beans or baked beans10g cracked wheat / couscousSalt and pepper½ teaspoon lemon juiceMethodFry chopped onion and garlic, herbs and spices in the oil for 2mins.Add all the chopped vegetables, tomatoes, puree and water.Bring to boil and cook for 3mins.Add beans and cracked wheat and simmer on a low heat for 20mins.Add salt, pepper and lemon juice.Serve with crusty bread.
4Spaghetti Bolognaise Ingredients Method 20g pasta 100g mince / quorn ½ clove garlic1 tbl spoon oil½ onion¼ pepper¼ carrot25g mushrooms100ml chopped tomatoes (1 ladle)1 tbl spoon tomato pureeSalt and pepper to seasonMethodBoil the pasta in a pan of water for 10mins. Drain the pasta and place into a container.Fry the mince and garlic in oil in a large pan until browned. Stir to prevent sticking.Add the onion, pepper, carrot and mushroom and cook for 5mins.Add the chopped tomatoes, puree, salt and pepper and mix well.Bring to the boil and simmer for 20mins.Reduce the heat and simmer 15mins until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally.Pour sauce over pasta and serve.
5Banana Bread Ingredients Method 100g SR flour ½ teaspoon mixed spice 40g sugar1 small banana10g coconut100ml milkMethodPlace flour, sugar, spice and coconut in a mixing bowl.Mash the banana on a plate with a fork until mushy.Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture.Mix the banana and the milk together and pour into the flour mixture. Mix well.Pour the mixture into a loaf tin.Bake for 20-25mins on Gas 4 / 180°C until firm to touch and golden brown.
6Wholemeal Bread Buns Ingredients Method 75g strong white flour (3 tbl spoons)25g wholemeal flour (1 tbl spoons)1 teaspoon yeast½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon milk powder50ml warm waterMethodPlace both types of flour, yeast, salt and milk powder into a bowl. Stir well.Add the warm water. Mix to a dough with a wooden spoon.Knead the dough on a floured table for 5mins.Shape into 3 or 4 buns.Place onto a greased baking tray, cover with a plastic bag and leave in a warm place to double in size.Remove plastic and bake for 15mins on Gas 8 / 230°C until golden brown.
7Macaroni Cheese Ingredients Method 50g pasta 25g margarine 25g plain flour250ml milk50g grated cheeseSalt / pepper / pinch of mustard powderMethodCook pasta in a large pan of boiling water for 10mins.Remove pasta from heat, drain and place into a container.Melt margarine in a small pan. Remove pan from heat and stir in flour a little at a time.Return pan to heat for 10sec, stirring all the time. Remove pan from heat and add milk a little at a time, stirring constantly.Bring mixture to the boil and stir in half the cheese.Pour sauce over the pasta and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.Tip: Place the container in an oven or under a grill until golden brown on top.
8Quick Lasagne Ingredients Method 1 dst spoon oil ¼ onion ½ clove garlic50g mince¼ tin chopped tomatoes (100g)Pinch of mixed herbs1 level tbl spoon (15g) corn flour125ml milkSalt and pepperPinch of mustard powder25g grated cheeseMethodDice onion, crush garlic and fry with mince in oil.Add chopped tomatoes and mixed herbs and simmer gently until meat is cooked.Mix corn flour with 1tb spoon cold milk. Place the remaining milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil.Pour the hot milk onto the corn flour mix, stir, pour back into the pan. Ring to the boil stirring all the time. Add the seasoning and the ½ cheese.Arrange the layers of lasagne as follows: a layer of meat, a layer of lasagne, a layer of cheese sauce. Continue until all ingredients are used, ending with the cheese sauce .Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake until golden brown for 30mins on Gas 6 / 200°C
9Rice Salad Ingredients Method 50g rice ¼ onion 50g mixed vegetables 50g tuna25g mayonnaiseSalt and pepper2 tomato slices to garnishMethodPlace the rice in a pan and cover with cold water.Add the chopped onion and mixed vegetables and bring to the boil.Simmer until the rice is tender, about 12mins.Strain any water and rinse under cold running water.Flake the tuna and add to the rice. Season with salt and pepper.Stir in mayonnaise and place into a container.Garnish with tomatoes or herbs.
10Bombay Potatoes Ingredients Method ½ onion 1 tbl spoon oil 450g potatoes1 small clove garlic½ teaspoon chilli powder½ teaspoon coriander½ teaspoon cumin seeds½ garam masala200g chopped tomatoesPinch of parsley / corianderMethodPeel and chop potatoes and onion.Fry the onion in the oil until they look transparent.Add the garlic and spics and fry gently.Add the tomatoes and finely chopped potatoes and cook gently for about 20mins until the potatoes are tender..Spoon mixture into a container and sprinkle with herbs.
11Cheese & Onion Bread Ingredients Method 100g S.R. flour (4 tbl spoons) ½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon mustard powder15g margarine1 tbl spoon spring onions50g grated cheese1 egg2-3 tbl spoons milkMethodPlace flour, salt, mustard powder into a bowl. Rub in the margarine.Add onion and half the cheese to flour mixture, mix well.Add the egg and milk and mix thoroughly to make a soft, sticky dough.Pour the mixture into a greased tin and spread with a knife.Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.Bake for 15-20mins on Gas 5 / 190°C until golden brown.
12Flapjack Ingredients Method 125g rolled oats 75g sugar 75g margarine 2 tbl spoons golden syrupMethodMelt margarine, syrup and sugar in a pan. Do not let the mixture boil.Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the oats.Press into a tin.Bake for 20-30mins on Gas 3 / 170°C until golden brown.
13Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients50g margarine125g plain flour (5 tbl spoons)50g brown sugar (2 tbl spoons)25g chocolate chips (1 tbl spoon)1 small egg1-2 drops vanilla essenceMethodRub margarine into flour until it looks like breadcrumbs.Stir in sugar and chocolate chips.Beat the egg and vanilla essence together with a fork.Add egg mixture to the dry ingredients a little at a time to make a stiff dough.Place mixture in small spoonfuls on a greased baking tray.Bake for 10-15mins on Gas 4 / 180°C until golden brown.
14Designer Cookies Ingredients Method 50g margarine 100g plain flour (5 tbl spoons)50g brown sugar (2 tbl spoons)Filling of your choice1 small egg1-2 drops vanilla essenceMethodRub margarine into flour until it looks like breadcrumbs.Stir in sugar and filling of your choice.Beat the egg and vanilla essence together with a fork. Add any food colouring to the egg mixture.Add egg mixture to the dry ingredients a little at a time to make a stiff dough.Place mixture in small spoonfuls on a greased baking tray.Bake for 10-15mins on Gas 4 / 180°C until golden brown.
15Rock Buns Ingredients Method 100g S.R. flour (4 tbl spoons) 40g margarine1 tbl spoon sugar40g dried fruit½ egg1 tbl spoon waterMethodRub margarine into flour until it resembles breadcrumbs.Add the sugar and dried fruit.Beat egg lightly and add to mixture using a fork to mix.Add enough water to make a stiff mixture that will allow the fork to stand upright.Divide into 5 and place in rough heaps on a greased baking tray.Bake for 15mins on Gas 6 / 200°C until golden brown.
16Pineapple Upside Down Cake Ingredients50g sugar (2 tbl spoons)50g margarine1 egg50g SR flour (2 tbl spoons)1 slice pineapple½ glace cherry1 dst spoon syrupMethodCream margarine and sugar in a bowl with a wooden spoon until soft and creamy.Break egg into a jug and beat with a fork.Add the egg a little at a time, beating the mixture with a wooden spoon.Add the flour a little at a time, stirring gently with wooden spoon.The mixture should be a soft dropping consistency, falling off the spoon by the count of 3.Place the pineapple slice in the base of a foil tin. Place a cherry in the middle and spoon syrup over fruit.Pour cake mixture over fruit and smooth surface with a spatula.Bake for 20-25minson Gas 4 / 180°C
17Gingerbread Ingredients Method 60g plain flour (2 tbl spoons) ½ level teaspoon ginger¼ level teaspoon mixed spice¼ level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda15g sugar (1 level tbl spoon)25g margarine35g syrup (1 tbl spoon)½ egg25ml milkMethodPlace flour, spices, sugar and bicarbonate of soda into a mixing bowl.Melt margarine and syrup into a pan, do not boil.Remove the pan from the heat and pour mixture into the flour mixture.Beat egg and milk together and add to mixture. Beat until smooth.Pour into a loaf tin and bake for 25-30mins on Gas 4 / 180°C.
18Sponge Flan Ingredients Method 2 eggs 50g caster sugar 50g plain flour 1 tbl spoon jamMethodBreak the eggs into a bowl and add the sugar.Whisk until the mixture is thick and pale.Gently fold in the flour with a metal spoon.Grease a foil container.Spoon the mixture into the foil container.Bake for 15-20mins on Gas 5 / 190°C until golden brown.Allow the flan to cool then cut in half. Spread the jam over one half and sandwich both pieces together.
19Melting Moments Ingredients Method 50g margarine 25 g sugar2 drops vanilla essence75g plain flour1 dst spoon rolled oats1 glace cherryMethodCream margarine and sugar together until fluffy.Add the vanilla essence.Stir in the flour a little at a time.Divide the mixture into 8 pieces, roll in the oats and place on a greased baking tray.Press down lightly and place a little piece of cherry on the top.Bake for 15mins on Gas 4 / 180°C until golden brown.
20Carrot Cake Ingredients Method 1 egg Grease a foil container. 100ml oil75g sugar75g SR flour25g coconut½ teaspoon cinnamon½ teaspoon vanilla essence25g chopped nuts1 finely grated carrotMethodGrease a foil container.Beat egg and oil together.Add sugar and beat well.Add all of the other ingredients and beat well.Bake for 20-25mins on Gas 4 / 180°C until golden brown.