Tag: baking

Photos: Mince pies for Christmas

Photos: Mince pies for Christmas

Mince pies are a traditional Christmas treat in Britain, Australia and the rest of the English-speaking world – though not in the USA, where the term “mincemeat” often leads to confusion. Modern mincemeat for mince pies is a mixture of dried fruit, suet, spirits and […]

Photos: Yo-yo biscuits with chocolate centres

Photos: Yo-yo biscuits with chocolate centres

I remembered these biscuits from my childhood and the recipe took a little bit of finding. The magic ingredient that adds sweetness and the beautiful yellow colour is custard powder – add a pale pink powder to turn something yellow! The shortbread-like biscuits are sandwiched […]

Photos: Cupcakes for every occasion

Photos: Cupcakes for every occasion

Perfectly iced cupcakes for any occasion. This photo set includes cupcakes with different coloured frosting that would suit a variety of parties. There’s red or pink for Valentine’s Day, green for St. Patrick’s Day and red, white and blue for Independence Day on 4th July. […]

Photos: Mashed, overripe bananas

Photos: Mashed, overripe bananas

Perfect for baking banana bread, making a healthy smoothie, or mixing up a batch of muffins, overripe bananas can be put to many uses. Once banana skins turn brown and spotty and the fruit is less than firm, many people spurn them as a snack. […]

Photos: Making pecan pie

Photos: Making pecan pie

A delicious Thanksgiving tradition: pecan pie. This photo set takes you through the baking process from rolling out the pastry, to taking a bit of the finished yummy, nutty dessert. Popular shots in this set are also the making and baking of the pastry case, […]