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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: (225 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (225 votes)

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Almond Leach/Leech, a kind of Milk Jelly  (Tudors)
To make Almond Milk: (Note: You need to make this the day before)Roughly 250g almonds/2 tablespoon rice flour moistened with 550ml water, is about the right proportions to end up with...
Healthiness: (155 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (155 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (155 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (155 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (155 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (155 votes)
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Almond Leech
Make the almond milk by pouring warmed white wine through the ground almonds in a clothMix the almond milk with gelatine to make a white pudding. Pour into a dish. Leave to...
Healthiness: (228 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (228 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (228 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (228 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (228 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (228 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: (171 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (171 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (171 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
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 Brown Betty
Heat the range ovenPeel, core and thinly slice the applesGrease a medium-sized ovenproof dishPut one third of the breadcrumbs in the bottom and dot with some of the...
Healthiness: (158 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (158 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (158 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (158 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (158 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (158 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: (241 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (241 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (241 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (241 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (241 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (241 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: (53 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (53 votes)
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Apple Puffs (Fritters)
Place a pan on a trivet near to the fire and allow to warmPeel, core and cut the apples in quarters, then slice into small pieces and place in a bowlUsing the flat end of a...
Healthiness: (51 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (51 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: (397 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (397 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (397 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (397 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (397 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (397 votes)

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Apricot Upside-Down Pudding  (World War 2)
Soak the apricots overnight if possibleChop the suet finely (or use ready prepared suet) and mix with the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar and cinnamonGrease a pudding...
Healthiness: (202 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (202 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (202 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (202 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (202 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (202 votes)

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Baked Apples  (Saxons & Vikings)
1. Pre-heat oven to 190°C / Gas Mark 5  2. Wash the apples and remove the apple cores with a potato peeler or sharp knife 3. Then score  (cut just through the skin) each...
Healthiness: (88 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 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: (255 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (255 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (255 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (255 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (255 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (255 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: (191 votes) Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (191 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (191 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (191 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (191 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (191 votes)

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Banana Bread (no fat version)  (Postwar / Modern)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4, 180C, 350F Line a 450g /1lb loaf tin with greaseproof paperSift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowlMelt half the sugar and...
Healthiness: (55 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (55 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (55 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (55 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (55 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (55 votes)

Blackberry and Apple Crumble
Preparing the fruit:Peel, core and chop the apples Put into a saucepan with a little water and cook for 4-5 mins, stirring occasionally Add the blackberries and the...
Healthiness: (148 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (148 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (148 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
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: (27 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (27 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)

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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Brown Bread Ice Cream  (Victorians)
Crumble the wholemeal brown breadMix the brown sugar with the melted butter and add the crumbs Stir well then spread the mixture on a baking sheetBake the crumbs in...
Healthiness: (218 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (218 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (218 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (218 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (218 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (218 votes)

Burns Night Crannachan
Toast the oatmeal in a frying pan on a high heat until lightly brownBlend the raspberries in a liquidiser until smoothWhisk the cream to a soft consistency Mix...
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)

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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: (470 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (470 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (470 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (470 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (470 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (470 votes)

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Cherry Pudding  (Georgians / Regency)
Preheat oven to Gas7, 220 CMake the batter by putting all ingredients into a bowl and beating until smoothIn an oven proof skillet or pan, melt the butter and use a wooden...
Healthiness: (62 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (62 votes)

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Chocolate Cream  (Stuarts)
Carefully separate the egg whites from the yolk, and put the whites in a bowl Scald a pint of cream by bringing it to the boilCoarsely grate the chocolate, add to the...
Healthiness: (70 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (70 votes)

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Put the foil or metal sheets in the fridge to chillBreak up the milk chocolate into the medium bowlMelt the chocolate in the microwave, do this slowly (10 second bursts) as...
Healthiness: (49 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (49 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (49 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (49 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (49 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (49 votes)

Christmas Pudding
Place all the dry ingredients (everything except the eggs and brandy) into a large bowl and mix well Stir in the eggs and brandy. (let everyone have a turn at stirring and making a...
Healthiness: (81 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (81 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (81 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (81 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (81 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (81 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: (367 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (367 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (367 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (367 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (367 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (367 votes)

Crispy cakes
Put the butter,syrup and chocolate in the mixing bowl.Place the bowl over a large saucepan of simmering water.Allow the butter, syrup and chocolate to melt, stirring to mix...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)

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Cryspez, Medieval Pancakes  (Normans / Medieval)
Warm the milk a little and dissolve the yeast into itBeat the other ingredients together with a wire whiskAdd the yeast mixture a little at a time, beating until...
Healthiness: (349 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (349 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (349 votes)

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Dates Alexandrine  (Romano-British)
If you are blanching the almonds yourself, put them in a bowl and pour over boiling water. Wait for a few minutes and strain the almonds. Peel the skin offWarm the butter in a pan...
Healthiness: (179 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Easy Custard
In the mixing bowl, use a little of the milk to mix the custard powder and sugar into a smooth paste  Heat the rest of the milk in the pan, take care that it does not boil...
Healthiness: (121 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (121 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (121 votes)

Easy Summer Pudding
Wash all the fruit gently.  Gently heat the fruit, sugar and 45ml (3 tablespoons) water in a saucepan, until the sugar dissolves and the fruit juices start to run...
Healthiness: (76 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (76 votes)

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Elderflower and Fruit Jelly  (Edwardians and WW1)
Dilute the cordial with 570ml /1 pint cold water Pour 4 tbsp into a small pan and sprinkle in the gelatineSet aside for 10 minutesArrange the fruit into a jelly...
Healthiness: (146 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (146 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (146 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (146 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (146 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (146 votes)

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Elderflower Jelly  (World War 2)
Soak the gelatine leaves in water until softHeat the cordial until hot but not boilingSqueeze the gelatine to remove excess water and add to the cordial Pour into...
Healthiness: (198 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (198 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (198 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (198 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (198 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (198 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: (768 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (768 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (768 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (768 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (768 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (768 votes)

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Flapjacks  (Interwar Years)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4, 180C Line the baking tin Put the sugar, butter and syrup in a pan and melt togetherAdd the oats (and fruit if using) and stir in...
Healthiness: (267 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)

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Gingerbread ( Gingered bread)  (Normans / Medieval)
Grease a shallow pan (a flan tin or swiss roll pan will do)Put the honey into a saucepan and bring to the boilTurn down the heat and add the spices - stirAdd red...
Healthiness: (314 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (314 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (314 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (314 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (314 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (314 votes)
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Gingered Bread
Take off the crusts and roughly crumble the bread into a bowl Rub the bread through your fingers to make fine crumbsMelt the butter and honey together in a pot by the...
Healthiness: (264 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (264 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (264 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (264 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (264 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (264 votes)

Gingered Bread
Take off the crusts and roughly crumble the bread into a bowl Rub the bread through your fingers to make fine crumbsMelt the butter and honey togetherPour the...
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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: (70 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (70 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (70 votes)

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Golden Slices  (World War 2)
Cut the pieces of stale or dry bread ½ inch thickBeat up the egg mixture in a soup bowlAdd the grated peel and orange juiceSoak the stale bread in the...
Healthiness: (409 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (409 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (409 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (409 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (409 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (409 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)

Juicy Jelly Mousse
Make the jelly according to the instructions on the packet - but only add enough liquid to make 300ml (½ pint) of jelly Allow the jelly to cool but not set, then pour in the...
Healthiness: (456 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (456 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (456 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (456 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (456 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (456 votes)

Kajjikayalu or Kajji Kaayalu
Add melted ghee to maida and mix well Add enough water to the mixture to make a smooth soft dough, knead it together and leave it covered for an hour Put all the filling...
Healthiness: (12 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)

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Lemon Syllabub  (Georgians / Regency)
Grate half the peel of the lemon and squeeze the juice Place the apple juice, grated peel, lemon juice and sugar in bowl and soak for 30 minutesWhip the cream until...
Healthiness: (405 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (405 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (405 votes)
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Libum
Place burning embers around and on top of the testum (Roman oven) to heat itAdd the soft cheese to the bowl and give it a stirAdd the eggs and mix with the...
Healthiness: (323 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (323 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (323 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (323 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (323 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (323 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)

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Marmalad (quince or plum)  (Stuarts)
Remove the stones from the plums and roughly chop the plums. (If using quinces they will need to be simmered in a little water until they begin to soften before moving on to the next...
Healthiness: (77 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (77 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (77 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (77 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (77 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (77 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: (403 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (403 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (403 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (403 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (403 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (403 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)

Pancakes
Mix the flour and salt in a bowl Make a small hollow and break the egg into it Mix until you have a paste Add the milk a little at a time, whisking...
Healthiness: (143 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (143 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (143 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (143 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (143 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (143 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)

Pineapple & Cheese Hedgehog
1. Carefully cut the cheese into bite size cubes 2. Cut the pineapple into eighths3. Cut the orange in half and place, flat side down, onto a plate 4. Thread a piece of pineapple...
Healthiness: (627 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (627 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (627 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (627 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (627 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (627 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)

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)

Plum Sauce
Chop the plums into small pieces, removing any stalks or stones Put the plums and sugar into the pan Warm on a low heat until the sugar has dissolved then simmer until...
Healthiness: (250 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (250 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (250 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (250 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (250 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (250 votes)

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Pokerounce  (Normans / Medieval)
Put the honey in a saucepanAdd the spices and warm the mixture. Do not overheat or it will carameliseToast the bread lightly, cut into squares and arrange on 4...
Healthiness: (136 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 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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Raspberry Snow  (World War 2)
Boil the milk and waterSprinkle in the sago and cook thoroughlyAdd the sugarAllow to cool and beat up with the raspberry jam and lemon juiceAdd a little...
Healthiness: (951 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (951 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (951 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (951 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (951 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (951 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: (196 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (196 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (196 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (196 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (196 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (196 votes)

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Regency Trifle  (Georgians / Regency)
Slice the cake into thick slices and sandwich together with the jam Place into the bottom of a large glass bowl until you have a layer of jam sandwichesPut the remaining jam...
Healthiness: (54 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (54 votes)

Rhubarb and Orange Compote
Wash and trim the rhubarb then chop into 2 cm (1 inch) pieces Cut the zest and pith from the oranges with a serrated knife, then cut the fruits in half lengthways and remove the...
Healthiness: (29 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (29 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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Rice Pudding
Add the rice to the pipkinAdd the sugar to the pipkinGrate in a little nutmeg Add a little suet and a pinch of saltAdd most of the breadcrumbsAdd...
Healthiness: (51 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (51 votes)

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Rice Pudding  (Stuarts)
Put all the first section of ingredients together and simmer slowly for 30 minutes Remove from heatStir in the eggs, breadcrumbs and rose water and serve
Healthiness: (4 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (4 votes)

Russian Easter Cake (Pashka)
Drain the cottage cheese in a colander with a plate pressing down on top for 2-3 hours.  If your colander has large holes, line it with a clean tea towel before you add the cottage...
Healthiness: (106 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (106 votes)

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Semolina Pudding  (Postwar / Modern)
Well grease an ovenproof dishPut milk into pan and heat until lukewarmSprinkle in the semolinaCook slowly, stirring all the time until it comes to the boil and...
Healthiness: (1067 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1067 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1067 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1067 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1067 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1067 votes)

Shavuot Cheese Blintzes
Combine eggs, water (or water and milk), salt and flour in that order Heat a small amount of oil in a small frying pan Pour in just enough batter to make a very thin pancake...
Healthiness: (16 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)
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Shri- Khand - Saffron Spiced Yoghurt (Hindu Cooking)
In a small cup or bowl, soak the strands of saffron in 2 teaspoons of hot waterLet them soak for at least ½ an hour  Then crush them with the back of a...
Healthiness: (427 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (427 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (427 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (427 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (427 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (427 votes)

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Steamed Chocolate Pudding  (World War 2)
Peel, top and tail the carrot then grate itCream the margarine and sugar together until pale and fluffyStir in the grated carrot, syrup and the rest of the dry...
Healthiness: (971 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (971 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (971 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (971 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (971 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (971 votes)
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Steamed Chocolate Pudding
Peel, top and tail the carrot, then grate itCream the margarine and sugar together until pale and fluffyStir in the grated carrot, syrup and the rest of the dry...
Healthiness: (751 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (751 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (751 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (751 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (751 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (751 votes)

Strawberry & Banana Ice Lollies
Slice up all the fruit Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth Pour into 4 lolly makers and freeze over night
Healthiness: (46 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)
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Strawberry Jelly (1970's Party)
To make the jelly, follow the instructions printed on the back of the jelly packet: Dissolve the jelly cubes in a heat proof measuring jug using a little boiling water or in the...
Healthiness: (50 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (50 votes)

Strawberry Meringues
Carefully wash the strawberries and remove the green stalks Carefully cut the strawberries in half length ways and put to one side Put the mascarpone into a bowl, add the...
Healthiness: (30 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (30 votes)

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Strawberry Party Jelly  (Postwar / Modern)
To make the jelly, follow the instructions printed on the back of the jelly packet: Dissolve the jelly cubes in a heatproof measuring jug using a little boiling water or in the...
Healthiness: (760 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (760 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (760 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (760 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (760 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (760 votes)

Strawberry Raspberry Milky Lolly
Slice up the fruit Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth Divide into 4 ice lolly makers and freeze over night
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)

Summer Raspberry Eton Mess
Whip the cream, honey and vanilla essence in a bowl, until thickened  Stir in the crushed biscuits and raspberries to create a marble effect  Serve...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 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: (907 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (907 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (907 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (907 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (907 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (907 votes)

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Tansy Pudding  (Prehistoric)
Boil the milk and butter togetherPour over the breadcrumbsSet aside for 30 minutesBeat the eggsAdd the tansy leaves and honey to the egg  and mix with...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (9 votes)

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Tiger Nut Sweets  (Romano-British)
Chop the dates and put into a bowl (remove the seeds from the dates if you do not have seedless ones)Add the water and stir well with a forkStir in the chopped walnuts and...
Healthiness: (927 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (927 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (927 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (927 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (927 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (927 votes)

Tomato and Apple Jam
Put the tomatoes and apples in a large pan with the lemon juice and gently cook on a low heat until the fruit turns into a pulp mixure Add the sugar and bring gently to the boil...
Healthiness: (37 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (37 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: (106 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (106 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (106 votes)

Ugli Ice Cream
Whisk the egg yolks together with half the sugar and the ugli and lime zests, until thick and creamy. It will be thick enough that when you drop a trail of the mix from your beater, it will...
Healthiness: (22 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (22 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: (673 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (673 votes)

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Whipt Syllabub  (Georgians / Regency)
Grate half the peel, pare off the rest in fine strips Place sherry, grated peel, lemon juice and sugar in bowl and soak for 2 hours Whip the cream until semi-stiff, add...
Healthiness: (15 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (15 votes)
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Whipt Syllabub
Grate half the peel, pare off the rest in fine strips Place sherry, grated peel, lemon juice and sugar in bowl and soak for 2 hours Whip the cream until semi-stiff...
Healthiness: (59 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (59 votes)

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Wild Fruit Pudding ( Raspberry and Blueberry Pudding)  (Prehistoric)
Shell the hazelnuts and chop them roughly (if using whole nuts)Wash the fruit and place in the serving bowlSpoon over the cream and serveThis will keep chilled for...
Healthiness: (15 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (15 votes)
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Wild Fruit Pudding (Neolithic)
Take a wooden bowl and add the fruitOn a flat grinding rock, using a smooth pebble, crack open the hazelnuts Lightly crush the hazelnuts on the flat rockSpoon the...
Healthiness: (290 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (290 votes)

Winter Apple Cake
Preheat the oven to 180°C / Gas Mark 4 / Fan 160°CGrease and line a 23cm round cake tin
Healthiness: (20 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (20 votes)

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Yeoman's Pudding  (Tudors)
Cut the bread into small chunksBeat the eggs, honey and nutmeg togetherAdd a little milk and beatMelt the fat or butter in a panDip the bread into the egg...
Healthiness: (227 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (227 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (227 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (227 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (227 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (227 votes)

Yoginanas
Place cornflake crumbs on a small plate Place yoghurt on a separate plate Take one banana half and insert a lolly stick in it lengthwise Roll the banana in the...
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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