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  • Summer Fruit Pudding

    Serves 8

    Summer Fruits Pudding

    Ingredients

    • 330g British Summer Fruits
    • 75ml Water
    • 50g Sugar
    • Thin slices of white bread, crusts removed.

    You will also need a small pudding basin, lightly buttered.

    Total time required: 30 minutes

    Preparation time: 20 minutes
    Cooking time: 3 hours (ideally overnight)

    Method

    1. Place the fruits, water and sugar in a saucepan and simmer until the sugar dissolved and the juices begin to run (roughly 3 – 5 minutes)
    2. Line the pudding basin with slices of bread, overlapping them and sealing well by pressing the edges together – ensuring there are no gaps.
    3. Pour in the fruit and juice, reserving some for decoration. Cover the pudding with another slice of bread. Place a small saucer (th
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  • Chuckleberry Fool

    Serves 6

    Chuckleberry Fool

    Ingredients

    • 350g British Chuckleberries defrosted
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 300ml double cream
    • 175g caster sugar

    Total time required: 25 minutes

    Preparation time: 25 minutes

    Method

    1. Add the chuckleberries and 3 teaspoons of water into a pan, and cook over a low heat until soft. Remove from the heat and add the sugar, mix until dissolved.
    2. Leave to cool then blend the mix. Sieve this to make a puree.
    3. Add the lemon juice and stir well.
    4. Whip the double cream using a hand whisk; it should have a stiff texture. Slowly fold the puree into the cream using a metal spoon.
    5. Serve into individual serving glasses and leave to set in the fridge.

    Tip: you can freeze this

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  • Redcurrant Cheesecake

    Serves 8

    Redcurrant Cheesecake

    Ingredients

    • 450g British Redcurrants defrosted
    • 55g Butter
    • 225g Digestive Biscuits
    • 500g Cream Cheese
    • 55g Caster Sugar
    • 250ml Double Cream, whipped

    Total time required: 30 minutes + refrigerating

    Preparation time: 20 minutes
    Cooking time: 10 minutes

    Method

    1. Grease a round 9”/23cm spring form tin.
    2. Crush the digestive biscuits in a bowl using the end of a rolling pin until they are fine crumbs.
    3. In a saucepan melt the butter over a medium heat, add the crushed biscuits and mix together.
    4. Remove the biscuits from the heat and press them into the bottom of the tin using a metal spoon, put this in the fridge so it can harden.
    5. In a bowl mix the c
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  • Blueberry Muffins

    Makes 12 Muffins

    Blueberry Muffins

    Ingredients

    • 250g frozen British Blueberries
    • 300g plain flour
    • 225g sugar
    • ¾ tsp salt
    • 3 tsp baking powder
    • 120ml vegetable oil
    • 2 medium eggs
    • 150ml milk
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract

    Total time required: 40 minutes

    Preparation time: 20 minutes
    Cooking time: 20 minutes

    Method

    1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6
    2. Sift flour and combine with sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix thoroughly to ensure baking powder and salt are evenly dispersed.
    3. In a separate bowl mix vegetable oil, eggs, milk and vanilla extract. Whisk until combined.
    4. Add ‘wet’ mixture to ‘dry’ mixture and use a fork to combine. Do not over mix.
    5. Fold
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  • Apple and Blackberry Crumble

    Serves 4 - 6

    Apple and Blackberry Crumble

    Ingredients

    For the filling

    • 300g frozen British Bramley Apple Slices
    • 150g frozen British IQF Blackberries
    • 60g demerara sugar
    • 60g butter

    For the topping

    • 160g plain flour
    • 80g butter
    • 80g demerara sugar

    Vanilla ice cream, to serve.

    Total time required: 34 minutes

    Preparation time: 10 minutes
    Cooking time: 20-30 minutes

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 220°c/gas mark 7.
    2. Place the apples into a pan with the butter and gently cook until the apples soften.
    3. Add the sugar – stirring gently until dissolved.
    4. Add the blackberries.
    5. To make the topping, lightly rub the butter in
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  • Organic Blackcurrant Jam

    Makes 450ml (1-2 Jam jars)

    Ingredients

    • 300g (Organic) Blackcurrants defrosted
    • 300g sugar - granulated or caster
    • 1 lemon – juice only
    • 250ml water

    Total time required: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Preparation time: 30 minutes
    Cooking time: 30 mins – 1 hour

    Method

    1. Place the fruit into a saucepan and cover with 250ml water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the blackcurrants are tender and the liquid has nearly evaporated.
    2. Add the sugar and juice of the lemon bring to the boil and cook until the jam reaches 105°c on a sugar thermometer.
    3. Leave to cool for a few minutes and pour into clean, sterile jars and seal immediately.
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  • Simple Blackcurrant Ice Cream

    Serves 10

    Ingredients

    • 400g British (Organic) Blackcurrants defrosted
    • 175g sugar
    • 150ml water
    • 550ml double cream

    Total time required: 20 minutes + cooling, churning & freezing

    Preparation time: 20 minutes

    Method

    1. In small batches place the defrosted blackcurrants through a sieve and press until the pulp is extracted – leaving the pips and skin behind.
    2. Place sugar and water in saucepan over a medium heat stirring until sugar crystals have dissolved, then let it come to the boil and boil for 3 minutes exactly. Remove from the heat.
    3. Whip cream until it just begins to thicken – be careful not to over whip.
    4. Stir sugar syrup into fruit pulp, then fold cream into fruit mixture until thoroughly blended.
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  • Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondies

    Makes 14 Blondies

    Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondies

    Ingredients

    • 100g British IQF Raspberries defrosted
    • 115g unsalted butter, melted
    • 200g soft light brown sugar, sifted
    • 2 large eggs, beaten
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • ¼ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • ¼ teaspoon table salt
    • 200g plain flour, sifted
    • 100g white chocolate (30g small chunks and 70g finely chopped)
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Total time required: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Preparation time: 30 minutes
    Cooking time: 35-40 minutes

    Prepare Ahead

    Serving:
    Use a square cake tin and line with grease proof paper; this will stop the blondie from sticking to the tin. To remove you will need to

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