Brambly Hedge Kitchens

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

Malt Loaf

Malt Loaf

Malt loaf encapsulates everything there is to love about tea time cake!  It is satisfyingly sweet but not too much so, it tastes fantastic with, or without butter (if it's salted then so much the better!), it keeps well, it's easy to make, and both the...

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is an iconic symbol of the midwinter festivities!  It's sweet, it's sour, it's colourful, and it celebrates a berry that rarely gets used in it's own right for the rest of the year.  This recipe will brighten up your table and your...

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Poppyseed and Caraway Cake

Poppyseed and Caraway Cake

We celebrated National Cake Day with...... a cake!  When you have a good sponge mixture, you can open the cupboards and find lots of goodies to add to it.  Caraway seeds can be a bit divisive but we love them, so we put them in, but if they're not a family...

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Hazelnut Shortbread

Hazelnut Shortbread

Roasted hazelnuts are iconic within Brambly Hedge and have so many uses.  This time, we decided to incorporate them in to shortbread as it's a great way of celebrating their wonderful earthy flavour.  There's no need to be restricted to hazelnuts here...

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Windfall Apple Cake

Windfall Apple Cake

As more autumnal weather moves in, so does a glut of windfall apples.  This simple apple cake is moist and delicious, and a great way of using up some up! INGREDIENTSAround 220g Bramley apples (or another fairly tart variety)220g self-raising flour110g...

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Apple, cheddar, walnut and sage muffins

Apple, cheddar, walnut and sage muffins

As the days and nights get cooler, the mice start to think of comfort foods, especially those that will make the most of their seasonal produce.  These savoury muffins make a delicious light meal and are another way of using up those windfall...

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Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake

As the days get cooler and the nights get longer, cups of tea with a slice of cake tend to replace summer smoothies and ice cream.  This recipe is so easy that it only takes 5 minutes to put together which is basically the time that the oven...

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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

It sounds simple, and it really is!  There are no rules with crumbles-as long as you have a fruit laden filling and some flour, butter and sugar to make a topping, the opportunities are endless!  If freezer space allows, why not make some extra...

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Blackberry Whisky

Blackberry Whisky

The mice are always planning ahead, and this recipe is in preparation for the cold, winter months.  It's nice to put this one in the back of the cupboard and forget about it until rainy day (but remember to take the Blackberries out after 6 weeks!)...

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Rhubarb Gin

Rhubarb Gin

The rhubarb season is coming to an end, so what better way to use up a few remaining stalks than popping them in a jar to make some pretty, pink, rhubarb gin?! INGREDIENTS enough rhubarb to fill two 1 litre kilner jars, or one big one a 1 litre bottle of...

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