No one will guess this is made from beets. They break down completely, and the jam comes out a treacly brown.
An old recipe, this is somewhat like a sweetened, flavoured bread pudding baked in a pie shell. Adapted from Mrs Beeton.
Very nice while still warm. Use whatever kind of jam you fancy.
Lovely squares that aren’t too expensive to make.
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A recipe for classic practical dessert squares — easy to make, not too expensive, easy to transport, yet still a crowd-pleaser.
This is a really easy dessert! Use whatever jam you like, or use marmalade. Lovely served with cream or custard.
This is an ideal way to use up end bits of jam left in jam jars or pots.