Coffee Eclairs

Coffee Eclairs

Ingredients:   1/2 pint (1/4 liter) Water 5 oz (125 g) Flour Pinch of salt 4 oz (100 g) Butter 4 eggs Pinch of sugar Filling: 1-3 oz of brewed coffee 16 oz icing sugar   Method: 1.    Bring the water, pinch of sugar and butter to the boil in a saucepan. ...
Choux Pastry

Choux Pastry

Ingredients: 1/2 pint (1/4 liter) Water 5 oz (125 g) Flour Pinch of salt 4 oz (100 g) Butter 4 eggs Pinch of sugar   Method:   Bring the water, sugar and butter to the boil in a saucepan.  Remove from heat. 2.    Add the sieved flour and salt and mix in with a...
Marzipan

Marzipan

Ingredients: 12 oz (350g) ground almonds 6 oz (175g) caster sugar 6 oz (175g) icing sugar 1 large egg or 2-3 yolks few drops of almond flavoring ____________________________________________________________________________ These ingredients are sufficient to cover a 20...
Lime Curd

Lime Curd

Ingredients: (Prep: 15 minutes) 200g (7 oz) unsalted butter 700g (1lb 9oz) granulated sugar Grated zest of 4-5 limes 300ml (10 fl.oz) lime juice (4-5 limes) 300ml (10 fl.oz) eggs (4-5 eggs)   Method: 1.  Place the butter, sugar, lime zest and juice in a large...
Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake

  Ingredients: 4 oz (100g) glacé pineapple 6 oz (150g) red glacé cherries 6 oz (150g) green glacé cherries 4 oz (100g) crystallized ginger 4 oz (100g) sultanas 4 oz (100g) candied peel 3 tablespoons brandy 9 oz (250g) Scottish butter 9 oz (250g) caster sugar 4...
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