Brambly Hedge Kitchens

Recipes from our Brambly Hedge Kitchens for you to share and enjoy!

Granola

Granola

Now is the opportunity to make use of all those dried fruits and nuts lurking at the back of your cupboards in order to create a delicious home made cereal. INGREDIENTS 180gms hard pears & eating apples, diced into small cubes. 2 tsp of 2 of your favourite spices,...

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Last minute Christmas Cake

Last minute Christmas Cake

Have you forgotten to make or buy your Christmas cake?!  Here's the answer.... INGREDIENTS 230gms tinned pineapple, drained from any juice. 150gms caster sugar 500gms mixed dried fruit – glace cherries, candid peel, chopped stem ginger, sultanas. 70gms butter 1 level...

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Butternut squash scones

Butternut squash scones

There's still plenty of colour and flavour to eat in the winter months, and if stored in the cool and dry, squash's will keep for ages.  These wintery scones are perfect for making on a wet and windy day! INGREDIENTS 230gms Self raising flour 55gms butter 50gms light...

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Caramelised Apple Sponge Pudding

Caramelised Apple Sponge Pudding

The apple season is well and truly upon us.  This delicious pudding would serve as a weeknight treat or equally as something more sophisticated as part of a special meal.  Serve with custard, cream, or just on its own! INGREDIENTS 6 eating apples 60mls water 150gms...

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Hawberry Jelly

Hawberry Jelly

We've all heard of the classic Crabapple Jelly, so here's a lovely variation which is not so common, and can be enjoyed as soon as it's set! INGREDIENTS Enough for 1 x 230g jar 450gms  haw berries 1 litre water Granulated sugar & pectin – see recipe for...

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Smoked Trout Paté on Beetroot Bilinis

Smoked Trout Paté on Beetroot Bilinis

The nibbles are often just as good as the main course, and this recipe is light and delicious and ticks all the boxes in the flavour department! INGREDIENTS Beetroot Bilinis 40 gm beetroot puree 30 gm Plain flour 30 gm corn flour 1 egg ¼ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 2...

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Cold Gooseberry Soufflé

Cold Gooseberry Soufflé

This recipe is a very happy marriage between a creamy gooseberry fool and a light as a feather soufflé.  You can make it with any colour gooseberry you like! INGREDIENTS 400g fresh gooseberries 60ml elderflower cordial   70gms caster sugar 3 eggs 150ml whipping...

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Tempura Crayfish Tails

Tempura Crayfish Tails

And now for something a bit different!  The mice have been fishing down by the river and have caught some Signal Crayfish in their traps.  Tempura crayfish tails are on the menu tonight and here's how to make them. INGREDIENTS Batter 80gms   rice Flour 40gms  ...

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Elderflower and Lemon Drizzle Cake

Elderflower and Lemon Drizzle Cake

Now that the elderflower cordial has been made, we thought we'd find an inventive way of using it.  This beautifully summery cake is a perfect accompaniment to your afternoon mug of tea, or if you were celebrating something special, a glass of fizz would go well too!...

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Rhubarb Jelly and Custard

Rhubarb Jelly and Custard

Jelly and custard, a thing of the past, right? Wrong....how can you resist something so simple but so delicious?  It's great to have some recipes up your sleeve other than the statutory crumble, so give this beautiful, summery pudding a go before the rhubarb season is...

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