Rhubarb and custard cake

Why choose between a traditional rhubarb and custard or a cake when you can combine the two? Ingredients: 400g chopped rhubarb 250g butter 150g custard 250g self raising flour 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 250g caster sugar Pick up your rhubarb from a local farm shop or grow your own. Dorset custard is some […]

Sticky chocolate cake | How to use up your left over Easter chocolate

While it is highly unlikely that you’ll have any chocolate left over after Easter, if you do, here are some ideas to help you use it up! These work for all varieties of chocolate, including dairy free, vegan and gluten free varieties, so everyone can join in. We’ve come up with a variety of recipes […]

Chocolate bark | How to use up your left over Easter chocolate

While it is highly unlikely that you’ll have any chocolate left over after Easter, if you do, here are some ideas to help you use it up! These work for all varieties of chocolate, including dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free varieties, you can also use substitutes whenever you like so everyone can join in. We’ve come […]

How to use up your left over Easter chocolate | Tiffin

While it is highly unlikely that you’ll have any chocolate left over after Easter, if you do, here are some ideas to help you use it up! These work for all varieties of chocolate, including dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free varieties, so everyone can join in. We’ve come up with a variety of recipes to help […]

Simnel cake

This is the ultimate Easter treat! With marzipan and fruit, Simnel Cake is a delightful sweet to eat after your Easter dinner! Don’t forget the decoration, it’s the most important part of a Simnel cake, the marzipan balls symbolise the apostles minus Judas! Ingredients: 225g sultanas 100g currants 50g mixed peel Zest of two lemons […]

Dorset Apple Pie

We’ve all heard of Dorset Apple Cake, but as we’re celebrating pie week, here’s a twist on the recipe. Unlike a normal apple pie, this one includes egg in the pastry and the filling to make it rich and tasty, like the traditional cake we all know and love. Ingredients: For the pastry 1 cup […]

Welsh Cakes for St David’s Day done the Dorset way

If you make Welsh cakes in Dorset are they not technically Dorset cakes? This West Country take on a traditional Welsh recipe is perfect for anyone wanting to acknowledge St David’s Day. Ingredients 110g butter 225g self raising flour 85g sugar Handful of sultanas 1 free range egg Milk if needed. You can find the […]

Pancakes made the Mark Hix way!

When I was growing up, Shrove Tuesday was sort of celebrated with the obligatory, standard pancakes served with sugar and lemon religiously when I got home from school, as I think it was in most homes. Nothing wrong with that of course but as a kid that was Pancake Day over, oh not to forget […]

Vegan Fudge

We all know one of the best things about visiting Dorset is being able to buy fudge at the sea front, but if you’re vegan or lactose intolerant, fudge is sadly off the menu. Well, until now! Create your own vegan version with this easy recipe. Ingredients: 450g light brown sugar 250 dairy free cream, […]

Vegan French Toast

Taking part in Veganuary doesn’t mean you have to miss out on delicious brunch or fancy breakfast options. Why not use some of the incredible local Dorset produce to create this decadent Vegan French toast, perfect for those cold weekends when you want breakfast in bed! Ingredients: 6 slices of thick white bread – make […]