Desserts

Satsumas with Rum and Raisins

Satsumas-with-Rum-and-RaisinsIngredients:
* 6 large satsumas
* 50 g (2 oz) raisins
* 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar
* 3 tablespoons rum

Mixed Fruit Kebabs

Mixed-Fruit-Kebabs_cIngredients:
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) fresh orange juice
* juice of 2 lemons
* 50 g (2 oz) caster sugar
* 1 pear, peeled, cored and cut into 8 sections
* 2 small firm bananas, peeled and each cut into 4 chunks
* 2 slices of fresh or canned pineapple, cut into sizeable chunks
* 8 pitted cherries or deseeded grapes
* 4 small pieces of preserved stem ginger
* 2 tablespoons melted honey
* demerara sugar, for sprinkling
* 2 tablespoons flaked almonds

Coconut cream:
* 3 tablespoons desiccated coconut
* 4 tablespoons boiling water
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) double cream, whipped

Baked Bananas

Baked-Bananas_cIngredients:
* 6 large ripe bananas, unpeeled

Chantilly cream:
* 175 ml (6 fl oz) whipping cream
* 2 tablespoons strong coffee
* 50 g (2 oz) icing sugar
* 2 tablespoons dark rum

Baked Pineapple Slices

Baked-Pineapple-SlicesIngredients:
* 4 thick slices fresh pineapple, peeled and cored
* 4 tablespoons soft light brown sugar
* 2 tablespoons kirsch mint sprigs and fresh cherries, to decorate

Peach Packets

Peach-Packets_cIngredients:
* 6 large peaches, skinned, cut in half and stoned
* 75 g (3 oz) butter
* 6 tablespoons dry vermouth
* 6 teaspoons orange flower water
* 6 tablespoons soft brown cane sugar
* 175 ml (6 fl oz) double cream, chilled to serve

Barbecued Marshmallows

Barbecued-MarshmallowsIngredients:
* 125 g (4 oz) packet of marshmallows

Caramelized Pineapple

Caramelized-PineappleIngredients:
* 1 large, ripe pineapple, cut into slices about 2 cm (3/4 inch) thick
* 175 g (6 oz) dark brown cane sugar
* 4 tablespoons white rum
* chilled double cream, to serve

Barbados Baked Pineapple

Barbados-Baked-PineappleIngredients:
* 1 ripe pineapple
* 75 g (3 oz) soft brown sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
* 50 g (2 oz) desiccated coconut
* strawberries, to decorate

Apricot and nut _ stuffed Fruit Bread

Apricot-and-nut-stuffed-Fruit-Bread_cIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz) dried apricots
* 200 g (7 oz) stem ginger, chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) unsalted butter
* 25 g (1 oz) flaked almonds
* 2 fruit loaves

Golden Baked Apples

Golden-Baked-Apples_cIngredients:
* 4 cooking apples
* 50 g (2 oz) butter

Filling:
* 50 g (2 oz) soft brown sugar
* 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
* 25 g (1 oz) walnuts, chopped
* 25 g (1 oz) raisins

Chocolate Gone Bananas

Chocolate-Gone-BananasIngredients:
* 4 ripe bananas
* about 175 g (6 oz) plain chocolate

Grape bread

Grape-breadIngredients:
* 1 quantity Deep Pan Pizza Dough, made up to end of step 1
* 30 g (1 oz/5 teaspoons) caster sugar

Filling:
* 375 g (12 oz) red seedless grapes
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/4 cup) caster sugar

To serve:
* extra sugar and pouring cream

Panettone

PanettoneIngredients:
* 30g (1 oz / 6 teaspoons) fresh (compressed) yeast, or 2 tablespoons dried active yeast
* 90 ml (3 fl oz / 1/3 cup) hand-hot water
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/3 cup) sugar
* 4 egg yolks
* few drops vanilla essence
* grated peel of 1 lemon
* 375 g (12 oz/3 cups) strong white flour
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 90 g (3 oz / 1/3 cup) butter, softened
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/3 cup) chopped candied peel
* 45 g (1 1/2 oz/2 tablespoons) raisins
* 45 g (1 1/2 oz/2 tablespoons) sultanas
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/4 cup) butter, melted, for brushing

Berry cheesecake pizza

Berry-cheesecake-pizzaIngredients:
* 1 quantity Crumble Pizza Dough, made to end of step 3

Topping:
* 500 g (1 lb) strawberries
* 375g (12oz) curd or low fat cheese
* 125 ml (4 fl oz l 1/2 cup) milk
* grated peel of 1/2 orange
* 4 tablespoons orange juice
* 2 tablespoons clear honey
* 1 egg, beaten
* 2 tablespoons redcurrant jelly
* whipped cream and strawberry leaves, to decorate

Orange liqueur pizza

Orange-liqueur-pizzaIngredients:
* 1 quantity Deep Pan Pizza Dough, shaped and ready for topping

Topping:
* 30 g (1 oz/6 teaspoons) butter, melted, for brushing
* 3 oranges
* 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
* 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
* 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar
* bay leaves, to decorate

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