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Autumn Puddings, Preserves and Baking
Apple and Stilton Puffs
Sweet/savoury pastries with apples, Stilton & red onion pickle
A buttery, crumbly shortbread with toasted hazelnuts
Apple and Blackberry Pie
A deep apple and blackberry pie for an autumn day
Plum and Marzipan Crumble
Plum (or greengage) crumble with marzipan and almonds
Blackberry and Apple Pancakes
Lacy pancakes filled with stewed apples and blackberries
Cinnamon Panna Cotta
Buttermilk panna cotta with cinnamon and roast figs
Fresh figs with wine vinegar, thyme, bay and allspice
A classic tiramisu with sponge fingers and blueberries
Rice Pudding, Plums
Rice, cooked with cardamom, cloves and condensed milk with plums
Hazelnut Praline Cookies
Hazelnut cookies with a hazelnut praline cream filling
Baked Apple, Blackberry & Apple Ice cream
Baked apples and a blackberry and apple ice cream
Orange and Poppy seed Cakes
Little syrup cakes made with orange zest and poppy seeds
Blackberries and Geranium Sugar
Autumn Berries with geranium leaf scented sugar
Baked Plums, caramel, ricotta
Baked plums with cinnamon and a caramel ricotta cream
Walnut madeleines, figs and honey
Walnut madeleines with a sauce of figs, honey and sherry
Peaches, pickled with cider vinegar, coriander seeds and juniper
Chocolate chip hazelnut bundt cakes
Individual chocolate chip and hazelnut bundt cakes. Quince compote.
Spiced Plum Crumble
Plums baked with a crumble topping spiced with cardamom and ginger.
Orange Poppy Seed Cake
A moist poppy seed with orange syrup and candied orange peel on top.
A tender baked cheesecake without a biscuit crust.
Blackberry and Apple Trifle
Individual trifles with custard, stewed apples, sherry and blackberries.
Blackberry and Apple Crumble with Marzipan
Apple crumble with blackberries and marzipan.
Baked apple, quince paste
Dessert apples, stuffed with quince paste and golden sultanas.
A creamy cheesecake with biscuit crumbs, hazelnuts and blackberries.
Blackberries, White Peaches
Blackberries cooked slowly with white peaches, butter and sugar.
Blackberry Hazelnut Friands
Soft, light little hazelnut cakes with berries and nuts.
Apple, Blackberry and Almond Slice
An almond tart with caramelised apples, blackberries and flaked almonds.
Labne, blueberries, toasted sweet crumbs
Strained yoghurt, vanilla, blueberry sauce, toasted sugared crumbs.
Frozen Blackberry Parfait
A frozen parfait of Blackberries, pistachios and shortbread
Blackberry and Apple crumble with Marzipan
Apple and Blackberry with almonds and marzipan crumble.
Poached Pears, Fudge Sauce
Poached comice pears with a butter and cream fudge sauce
Pears with maple syrup and orange
Baked pears with maple syrup, orange zest and vanilla.
Pear and Hazelnut cake
A shallow, autumnal fruit and nut cake. Works as a dessert and an afternoon tea cake.
Pear and Ginger Cake
Ginger cake, with a layer of pears, with lemon icing and poppy seeds.
A lovely, if rich, autumn pudding. A sort of Italian trifle.
Mascarpone Rice, Blueberries
Sweet pudding rice cooked with mascarpone and stewed blueberries.
Fig and Almond Cake
A cake of fresh figs and almonds baked in the style of a stollen.
Roast Figs with Fig Ice Cream
Figs, baked with Marsala and served with a no-churn fig ice cream.
Plum Crumble Cake
Ginger biscuit base, red plum or damson filling, oat crumble crust
Poached plums, blue cheese
Plums and grapes, baked in their juices to serve with cheese.
Plum Frangipan Pies
A plum and almond frangipan pie with puff pastry.
A single crust plum pie for juicy late season plums.
Plum and Rosewater Jam (v)
A soft plum preserve with almonds and a little rosewater
Summer pUdding, but for later in the year, with autumn fruits
Damson Custard Cup
Damsons or late season's plums with a layer of custard and cream.
Chocolate and dulce de leche puddings
Hot chocolate fondant pudding with dulce de leche.
Chocolate Praline Slice
A truffle like praline flecked chocolate slice to serve in small slices.
Chocolate, hazelnut and rosemary cake
A fudgy-textured chocolate cake, with toasted hazelnuts and rosemary
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Crumbly dark chocolate chip biscuits for eating with coffee.
Fig and Pumpkin Seed Bars
Nutty dried fruit and seed bars. Just the thing for a packed lunch box.
Fig and Hazelnut Friands
Crunchy black fig and toasted hazelnut cakes for an autumn day.
Maple and Hazelnut Biscuits
The crumbliest, maple syrup scented cookies. Perfect for an autumn day.