Cosy Up Recipes

Here are a few recipes to help inspire you for your Cosy Up event


Chocolate Marble Cake

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease a 20cm cake tin and line the bottom with a circle of greaseproof paper.
  2. If you want to make life easy, simply put 225g butter, 225g caster sugar, 4 eggs, 225g self-raising flour, 3 tbsp milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract into a food processor and whizz for 1-2 mins until smooth.
  3. If you prefer to mix by hand, beat 225g butter and 225g caster sugar together, then add 4 eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Fold through 225g self-raising flour, 3 tbsp milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth.
  5. Divide the mixture between 2 bowls. Stir 2 tbsp cocoa powder into the mixture in one of the bowls. Take 2 spoons and use them to dollop the chocolate and vanilla cake mixes into the tin alternately.
None



None

Bara Brith

Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb dried mixed fruit
  • 250g/9oz brown sugar
  • 300ml/½ pint warm black tea
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • 450g/1lb self-raising flour
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten

Method

  1. In a large bowl soak the fruit and sugar in strained tea and leave overnight.
  2. Next day preheat the oven to 170C/325F/Gas 3. Line a 900g/2lb loaf tin with baking parchment.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients into the fruit mixture and beat well.
  4. Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake the oven and bake for 1½ hours or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.