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It’s not ALL about gardening – sharing recipes is good too!

Ali’s soft ginger cookies

Mmm, Ali brought along some delicious soft ginger biscuits to last Saturday’s gardening gathering, she’s shared the recipe with us. It makes a batch of 2 dozen. Continue reading

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Aidan’s Chocolate Cracklets

These are rich, sweet and delicious – thanks Aidan! 180g cornflakes90g cocoa 110g caster sugar 4 tbsp golden syrup 110g margarine Melt together the cocoa, sugar, syrup and margarine until smooth, then add the cornflakes. Spoon into cakes cases, and … Continue reading

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Gluten free lemon shortbread

Here’s Yvonne’s recipe for the tasty gluten free lemon shortbread fingers she bakes. Pre-heat the oven to 180/Fan160°C/350°F/Gas 4 200 g Gluten Free Plain Flour 150 g Butter 100 g Caster Sugar 1 Lemon (rind and juice) Beat together the … Continue reading

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Peanut butter cookies

The gardening events on the land near Moffat Close never pass by without a serious bit of baking! Yvonne always brings some yummy treats, and recently I tried a new recipe out. For all who requested it, here it is… … Continue reading

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Elderflower cordial

Warm sunshine and sharing elderflower cordial with neighbours and friends- what a perfect combination! It’s easy to make. Try it and let us know how you get on… Ingredients 30 clumps of elderflower heads. 1 orange and 3 lemons 1.5 … Continue reading

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Brownie recipe

Continuing with the baking theme – here’s a recipe from Yvonne; the yummy gluten free brownies that she baked on Saturday. She says: I’m sure normal flour can be used instead… 200g milk chocolate 200g plain choc (I used dark … Continue reading

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Banana bread recipe

Of course, it shouldn’t be forgotten that as well as gardening, we love to bake and eat when we gather together! Here, as requested is the Banana bread recipe… 285g (10oz) plain flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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