Dead easy cheeseballs to make, with surprise fruit-and-nut centres that give them a bit of sophistication.
This is a sugar and fruit pie recipe from Cumberland County, England, that in the late 1700s reflected the growing variety of food ingredients available owing to trade with the Caribbean.
Date Sugar is a brown, coarse sweet powder made from dried, ground dates. The main element in it is sucrose. Fresh dates are 55% sucrose; this percentage increases as the dates are dried and the moisture leaves them. Some manufacturers may add extract of barley malt syrup. For date sugar made from palm tree sap,…
This recipe drew on ingredients from various parts of the British Empire: the flour from Canada, the brown sugar from Barbados, the orange (originally a Jaffa orange) from Palestine, dried and candied fruits from South Africa. Hence its name.
This is perhaps the classic, most famous, no-bake Christmas fruitcake recipe, dating back to at least 1954.
Dead easy! Some people say to make this cake a day or two in advance before serving.
A lower-fat but still yummy version of an English classic dessert.