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Make a few slits on one side of each pitta bread without cutting all the way throughHeat a griddle pan Griddle to warm the pittas on each side or place them under a hot grill Melt...
Healthiness: (92 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)
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Apple Batter Pudding
Core the apples using the apple corer and place then in a small baking dishCut the small orange in half and squeeze the juice into the centre of the two applesCut off...
Healthiness: (230 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (230 votes)

American Chocolate Chip Cookies
Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5Put the oats into a food processor or liquidiser and whizz to a fine powder Add flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder...
Healthiness: (756 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)

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Angel Cake  (Interwar Years)
Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas 5Sift icing sugar in a small bowl  Sift flour on top and stir until evenly mixed. Set asidePut the egg whites, cream of...
Healthiness: (184 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (184 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (184 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (184 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (184 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (184 votes)
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Apple and Carrot Muffins
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4 /180 C / 350FIn the first bowl, sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and gingerIn the second bowl, add the first 7...
Healthiness: (188 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)

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Apple Brown Betty  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat oven to 375F, 190C (Gas mark 5)Peel, core and thinly slice the applesGrease a medium-sized ovenproof dishPut one third of the breadcrumbs in the bottom and...
Healthiness: (221 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (221 votes)

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Apple Crumble  (Interwar Years)
Peel, core and slice the applesArrange the slices in a greased oven-proof dish Sprinkle on 4 tbsp sugarIn a new bowl, rub the butter into the flour until it...
Healthiness: (242 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (242 votes)

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Apple Dumplings  (Interwar Years)
Sift dry ingredients into a basinRub in the butterMix with enough milk to form a soft doughTurn on to a floured pastry boardRoll out and cut into 6 inch...
Healthiness: (56 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (56 votes)

Apple Spiced Sourdough Cake ( Friendship Cake)
Day 1: To the large bowl add 4oz plain flour, 8oz granulated sugar, 8fl oz milk; stir well and coverDay 2 and 3: Stir well and re-cover (hungry starter days)Day 4: Feed the sourdough...
Healthiness: (400 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (400 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (400 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (400 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (400 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (400 votes)
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Baked Apples
Core the apples with a knife, make sure the hole is large enough to fillPlace the cored apple onto a skilletDrop elderberries into the hole, until the apple is...
Healthiness: (259 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (259 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (259 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (259 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (259 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (259 votes)

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Baked Egg Custard  (Romano-British)
Mix the honey, eggs and milk Whisk a little to combinePour into an ovenproof bowlBake at Gas 2, 150C, 300F for 25-30 minutesRemove and allow to cool a...
Healthiness: (214 votes) Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (214 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (214 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (214 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (214 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (214 votes)
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Baked Salmon (Paleolithic)
Gut the fishTake some short sticks, lay these on the ground and cross them (this will make a firm base for the clay)With the clay make a base that covers the sticks and...
Healthiness: (147 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (147 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (147 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (147 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (147 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (147 votes)
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Blackberry and Apple Pie
Pre-heat the oven to 200C / Gas 6To make the shortcrust pastry:Sift the flour into a bowlCut the margarine into small pieces and add to the flourRub...
Healthiness: (33 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (33 votes)

Blackberry Muffins
Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºf/Gas Mark 6, put muffin cases into the holes in a bun tinCream together the butter and sugar in a large bowl using an electric whisk or...
Healthiness: (85 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)
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Bread
Warm the flour by the fireFor white bread, bolt the flour (that is sieve it though a fine cloth). Then add a little butter to the flour and rub this in Add a little warm...
Healthiness: (737 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (737 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (737 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (737 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (737 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (737 votes)

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Bread  (Tudors)
Sift the flour into the bowl, add the salt. Rub in the lardMix in the dried yeast and make a well (hollow) in the centre Add the tepid water and stir in. Work the mixture...
Healthiness: (10 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)

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Bread Pudding  (World War 2)
Pre-heat the oven, Gas 4, 180C, 350FPut the bread into a basin, add cold water and leave for 15 minutes then squeeze dry with your fingersCrumble the bread to the...
Healthiness: (591 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (591 votes)

Bread Rolls
For how to prepare and cook - see the attached movies
Healthiness: (22 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (22 votes)

Breakfast Bars
Put the oil and the honey into a saucepan and heat gently until the honey has meltedRemove from the heat and stir in all the remaining ingredientsPress the mixture into a...
Healthiness: (68 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)

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Breakfast Cakes  (Edwardians and WW1)
Preheat the oven to quite hot (190c)Grease a baking sheetSieve the flour, baking powder and salt together Stir in the sugarWhisk the egg well Add...
Healthiness: (54 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (54 votes)

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Butterfly cakes  (Postwar / Modern)
Grease well 12 - 15 bun (patty) tins or prepare the same number of small cake casesTurn on the oven to 185C / 375F / Gas no 5Cream the butter and caster sugar together until...
Healthiness: (235 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (235 votes)
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Butterfly Cakes (1970's Party)
Grease well 12 - 15 bun (patty) tins or prepare the same number of small cake casesTurn on the oven to 185C / 375F / Gas no 5Cream the butter and caster sugar together in...
Healthiness: (88 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (88 votes)

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Caraway Seed Cake  (Victorians)
Grease a large cake tin with butter and line the bottom with greaseproof paper (this stops the cake from sticking to the tin)Pre-heat oven to 170 degree CIn a large bowl,...
Healthiness: (514 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (514 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (514 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (514 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (514 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (514 votes)

Chapatis
Mix the salt and flour together, saving 50g (2oz) of flour for rolling outAdd the water to the flour and salt, mix together to make a soft doughKnead well for at least 10...
Healthiness: (19 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)

Christmas Gingerbread House
To make the template:For 1 large house: cut from thin card a side wall 12cm by 20cm, an end wall 12cm by 13cm, a triangular gable with sides of 12cm, 7.5 cm and...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (7 votes)

Christmas Window Biscuits
Preheat the oven to 180°C / Gas Mark 4 / Fan 160°C
Healthiness: (42 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (42 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (42 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (42 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (42 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (42 votes)

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Coconut Macaroons  (Interwar Years)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 2, 150 C, 350F Beat the eggs whites together till light and fluffy Add the lemon juice and beat again Add the sugar and beat vigorously...
Healthiness: (19 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)

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Coronation Tarts  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat oven to 325FGrease a muffin or bun tin with butterIn a large bowl, beat the butter to a creamGently beat the egg and add to the butterStir in the...
Healthiness: (369 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (369 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (369 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (369 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (369 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (369 votes)

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Crumpets  (Edwardians and WW1)
Warm the milk and water together in a panpour into a jug and add the yeast and sugarLeave in a warm place for 15 minutesSift the flour and salt into a large bowl,...
Healthiness: (113 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)

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Fire of London Cakes  (Stuarts)
Put the flour and sugar in a bowl Wash and add the currants Mix together wellAdd the butter, 3 spoonfuls of milk, and the egg yolksAdd the...
Healthiness: (779 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)

Fortune Cookies
Write your fortunes/messages on strips of white paper about 10cm by 1.5cmPreheat the oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6, and grease two baking sheetsBeat the egg white...
Healthiness: (91 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (91 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (91 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (91 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (91 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (91 votes)

Gary Rhodes' Baked Ratatouille Peppers with Melting Goat's Cheese
Preheat the oven 170C/ 325F/ Gas 3Prepare the peppers, slice longways (keeping the stalks on) and remove the seedsGrease the baking tray with olive oil, arrange the peppers...
Healthiness: (121 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (121 votes)

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Gingerbread  (Georgians / Regency)
Sieve the flour, baking powder and spices into a bowl and mix in the sugarBreak the butter into small pieces and add to the flour Rub the butter in until you have a mixture...
Healthiness: (128 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)

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Gingerbread  (Postwar / Modern)
Put the golden syrup, sugar and spices and butter in a pan, melt togetherAdd the bicarbonate of soda to the flourPour on the melted mixture and stir inWhisk the egg...
Healthiness: (148 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (148 votes)
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Girdle Bread
Bolt the flour through a cloth, to make the flour white (this makes manchet (white) bread)Add the warmed ale - the yeast in this will make the bread rise. Mix to make a...
Healthiness: (80 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (80 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (80 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (80 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (80 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (80 votes)
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Gold Cake
First sift the flour and add the baking powder, then sift againCream the butter and sugar togetherAdd the egg yolks and beat well until the mix goes paler and makes a stiff...
Healthiness: (71 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (71 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (71 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (71 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (71 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (71 votes)
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Grilled Trout (Neolithic)
Split open the trout with a knife from below the gills to the tailPull the sides open to flatten the fish out, this will allow it to cook evenlyThread three hazel sticks...
Healthiness: (171 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (171 votes)

Halloween Cupcakes (Spooky, Pumpkin Cupcakes)
Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5 / 190CPut the cake cases into the bun tinCream the butter and sugar together in the mixing bowl, until light and fluffyBreak the egg...
Healthiness: (15 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)

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Hertfordshire Oven Scones  (Edwardians and WW1)
Sift flour salt, baking powder and sugar into a basinRub butter thoroughly but lightly, into dry ingredientsStir in enough rich milk or half cream to make a soft dough...
Healthiness: (145 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (145 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (145 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (145 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (145 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (145 votes)

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Honey Cake  (Romano-British)
Preheat oven to 170C, 330F or gas 3. If you have a fan oven, turn off the fan if possible or put the heat down to 160CGrease well one or two baking tins, according to size - about 2...
Healthiness: (877 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (877 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (877 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (877 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (877 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (877 votes)

Hot Cross Buns - Easter Buns
For the Yeast Ferment:Prepare the yeast ferment for the dough by mixing the beaten egg with enough warm water to give approximately 300ml/½ pint of liquid Whisk in the...
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)
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Macaroons (coconut)
Ensure the range oven is hot, keep the fire going wellBeat the eggs whites together till light and fluffyAdd the lemon juice and beat again Add the sugar and beat...
Healthiness: (43 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (43 votes)

Maids of Honour
Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5 Push the cheese through a fine sieve into a large bowl using a dessert spoon Beat the egg in a cup then add to the cheese...
Healthiness: (31 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (31 votes)

Matzah
Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6 Oil a baking trayMix the salt into the flour Add the oil and stir it into the flour Add the water and...
Healthiness: (177 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (177 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (177 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (177 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (177 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (177 votes)

Mince Pies
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together using an electric whiskCut the vanilla pods in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds. Add to the butter mixture and...
Healthiness: (43 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (43 votes)

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Mincemeat  (Georgians / Regency)
Clean 5 or 6 jam jars very carefully and dry themPut all the dried fruit into a large mixing bowlAdd the sugar, suet and cinnamoGrate the nutmeg (or use already...
Healthiness: (454 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (454 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (454 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (454 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (454 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (454 votes)

Mini Quiches
Preheat the oven to Gas 6, 200CGrease the bun tinSeive the flour and salt into the bowlAdd the butter and rub in to make breadcrumbsAdd the water, a little...
Healthiness: (101 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)

Olympic Cupcakes
Put cake cases in the bun (patty)...
Healthiness: (18 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)

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Orange Flower Macaroons  (Interwar Years)
Pre-heat the oven Gas 4 (180C or 350F)Whisk egg whites until light and fluffy, but not stiffAdd the rest of the ingredients and fold them inRoll into small...
Healthiness: (29 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (29 votes)

Passover Brownies
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4 Cream the butter and sugar together Mix in the egg yolks then set aside Melt the chocolate in a dish placed over...
Healthiness: (17 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)

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Pineapple upside-down cake  (Postwar / Modern)
Heat the oven to Gas 4, 180 CCream the butter and sugar and spread over the base of the cake tin and a quarter of the way up the sidesDrain the pineapple (keep the juice for...
Healthiness: (235 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (235 votes)

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Pita  (Prehistoric)
Mix 2 tablespoons warm water with the sugar in a bowl, stir well and add the teaspoon of yeastLeave to rise in a warm place until bubbly on topPreheat the oven to hottest...
Healthiness: (29 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)

Plum Cake
Preheat the oven to Gas 4, 180C, 350FGrease the sides of the tin and line the bottom with baking paperAdd the flour, salt and cinnamon into the large bowlChop the...
Healthiness: (103 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (103 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (103 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (103 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (103 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (103 votes)

Power Bars
Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4 Melt together the butter, sugar, golden syrup and salt in a saucepan Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl and stir...
Healthiness: (24 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)

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Quiche  (Postwar / Modern)
Preheat the oven to 200C, Gas 6Roll out the pastry and line the flan dish Bake the pastry case blind for 15-20 minutes. To do this prick the bottom of the case with a fork...
Healthiness: (346 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (346 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (346 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (346 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (346 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (346 votes)

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Rabbit (Hare) Terrine  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat the oven to 180C, 350F or Gas 4Cut the best pieces of meat into neat slices and mince the restIf you are using sausages, split the skin and peel it off. You can use...
Healthiness: (28 votes) Healthiness: 2.5 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 2.5 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 2.5 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 2.5 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 2.5 out of 5 (28 votes)

Red Nose Day cakes
Put oven on to 180°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4Weigh ingredients and put into bowl with vanilla essenceBreak eggs and put into same bowl Beat all together very well...
Healthiness: (207 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (207 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (207 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (207 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (207 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (207 votes)

Rhubarb Cobbler
For the Rhubarb mixture:In a saucepan, mix in the sugar and cornstarch Stir in the rhubarb and water and butter Bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute...
Healthiness: (18 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (18 votes)

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Rigen Hlaf (Rye Bread)  (Saxons & Vikings)
Put the yeast into a jug and dissolve with 60ml of warm waterIn a large bowl, mix together the honey, salt, lard and the remaining 240ml waterStir in the yeast...
Healthiness: (68 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (68 votes)

Rosemary and Parmesan Mini Muffins
Preheat the oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / Fan 180°C
Healthiness: (47 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)
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Shortcrust Pastry
Sift the flour into a bowlCut the margarine/butter into small pieces and add to the flourRub the margarine into the flour, until it looks like breadcrumbsAdd ...
Healthiness: (893 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (893 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (893 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (893 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (893 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (893 votes)
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Shrewsberry (Shrewsbury) Cakes
Heat the oven with a good firePut the flour, sugar and butter into a bowl and mix well with a fork. You should end up with fine breadcrumbs. If the butter is hard, you will need to...
Healthiness: (229 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (229 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (229 votes)

Simple Easter Biscuits
Pre heat oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6Cream together the sugar and butterBeat in the egg and add, a little at a time, the currants (optional) and other dry...
Healthiness: (104 votes) Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)

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Syrup Loaf  (World War 2)
Sift flour (or flour and baking powder), bicarbonate of soda and saltHeat syrup and milk (or milk and water), pour over the flour and beat wellPour into a greased 1 lb loaf...
Healthiness: (911 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (911 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (911 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (911 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (911 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (911 votes)

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The Eggless Cake  (World War 2)
Sieve the flour and salt into basin then rub in the margarine Add fruit and sugar and mix wellDissolve the saccharin in the hot waterAdd this and the milk and water...
Healthiness: (1082 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1082 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1082 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1082 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1082 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1082 votes)

Traditional Scottish Shortbread
Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/310°f/Gas Mark 2 Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix together using a wooden spoon until a it forms into a ball of dough. Use your...
Healthiness: (161 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)
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Train Cake (1970's Party)
Cream the margarine in a bowlSift in the icing sugar, stir slowly at firstAdd the cocoa and mix in. If the mixture is too thick still, add a little milkPut the...
Healthiness: (349 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (349 votes)

Tu Bishvat Fruitcake
Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°f/Gas Mark 3 Put sugar, eggs & salt in a bowl and beat until you get a white creamy mixture Pour the oil slowly and steadily into...
Healthiness: (113 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (113 votes)

Valentine's Chocolate Marzipan Hearts
Sift the flour and cocoa powder together into the bowlCut the butter into small cubes and add to the mixtureStir the butter into the flour a little and then rub the butter...
Healthiness: (33 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)

Vasilopita (Greek New Year Bread)
Preheat oven to 180°/350°f/Gas mark 4 Dissolve yeast in 75ml (2 fl oz) of the milk. Add the rest of the milk, eggs, orange rind and sugar Sift 350g (14oz) flour,...
Healthiness: (51 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (51 votes)

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Victoria Sponge Cake  (Victorians)
Pre-heat the oven to 170C / 340FGrease and line 2 round cake tins with butter and greaseproof paperSift the flour and baking powder into a large bowlAdd the butter,...
Healthiness: (685 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (685 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (685 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (685 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (685 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (685 votes)

Whitsun Goosnargh Cakes (Easter biscuits)
Preheat oven to 130°C/250°f/Gas mark ½Mix together the flour, salt and caraway seeds, then add the butter.  Use a knife to cut through the butter and flour mix...
Healthiness: (128 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)

Winter Apple Cake
Preheat the oven to 180°C / Gas Mark 4 / Fan 160°CGrease and line a 23cm round cake tin
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (21 votes)
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Woolton Pie
Remove the outer leaves from the cauliflower and dice into small pieces, add the chunks to the panTop tail and peel the carrots, dice into small chunks and add to the...
Healthiness: (762 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (762 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (762 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (762 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (762 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (762 votes)


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